Ekev: Between Awe and Fear

Posted by Mike Feuer on August 22, 2016
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Ekev, Devarim (Deuteronomy)

Despite the hundreds of commandments we have heard up to now, this week Moshe tells us that all God wants is our yirah. In order to know whether he means awe and fear, we explore the roots of the word in the Biblical text, and the role it plays in human experience.

About Mike Feuer

Mike teaches Hasidut, Rav Kook, Halakhah at Pardes. He has learned Torah in a number of Jerusalem area institutions, including Yeshivat HaMivtar, the Mir Yeshiva and Sulam Yaakov. He received smicha (rabbinic ordination) from Sulam Yaakov in conjunction with completing the Israeli Rabbinate’s laws of kashrut certification. Rav Mike is creating a wondering Jewish history podcast. To learn more on how you can support his podcast please visit Michael Feuer on Patreon. Mike also has been active in Jewish education, formal and informal, for many years. To learn more about his experiences visit the Pardes website to read more.

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