VaEtchanan: The Power of Failed Prayer

Posted by Mike Feuer on July 23, 2018
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, VaEtchanan, Devarim (Deuteronomy)

One of the deepest teaching of the Torah is hidden right at the beginning of parshat Va’etchanen. Why was Moshe pleading to enter the land when he knew the Divine decree, and what can his struggle teach us about our own prayers?

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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. You can find books written by Mike by clicking here 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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