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Torah Talk for Parashat Re’eh

August 30, 2016 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this parasha, Moshe instructs Bnei Yisrael (the Israelites) regarding idolatry, false prophets, pure and impure foods, tithes, freeing slaves, and pilgrimage festivals. The section about false prophets (13:2-6) raises questions in the Talmud (Tractate Sanhedrin 90a): Is there such a thing as a human being who is able to cause miracles to happen? And, how could the performance of such miracles impact our faith in God? Read more >