Ekev: What Does it Mean to Bless God?

Posted by Neima Novetsky on August 4, 2015
Topics: Torah, Ekev, Devarim (Deuteronomy)

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Parashat Eikev includes the commandment to bless God after meals. In this podcast, Neima Novetsky discusses what it means to bless another? Is it a giving of thanks or a bestowal of good? How can a mere mortal bless the Divine?

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About Neima Novetsky

Neima teaches Bible, Prophets and Biblical Exegesis at Pardes and Tanakh in the Pardes Educators Program. She and her family made aliyah from New York where she founded and directed the Advanced Tanakh Beit Midrash Program at Lincoln Square Synagogue. She has taught at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Midreshet Moriah, the Ma'ayan Institute for Women, and the Princeton University Hillel and has lectured on Biblical topics in various synagogues in both Israel and the USA. She is also a co-founder of a new Tanakh and Parshanut website called 'Al Ha Torah.' Click here to read more.

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