September 17th, 2019• 0 Comments
Ki Tavo - King and Farmer
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“And you shall take for yourselves… the splendid fruit of a tree, fronds of dates, the branch of a thick-leafed tree and aravot of the river.” King Solomon, the Midrash tells us, was mystified by this verse.
Elul, the last month of the year, resembles the “holy” portions of the calendar. Yet, as a month in which we work it seemingly presents a paradox…
A humorous personal story set in Schwenksville on Shabbat Parshat Ki Teitzei, the fifth of the ‘Seven weeks of comfort’.