In this week’s parsha, it says: “For this matter is very close to you–in your mouth and in your heart to do it.” In this podcast, Rabbi Meir Schweiger examines a variety of readings of this verse to see how this verse, which not coincidentally is read every year before Rosh HaShana, has special meaning for our High Holiday experience.
Check out the latest online learning for the upcoming Holidays, including our Pardes Rosh Hashana Companion and a new podcast mini-series on Inspired Parenting. See https://elmad.pardes.org/rosh-hashana.
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Meir teaches Chumash, Parshat HaShavua, Mishna, Talmud, Halakha, Siddur and Interpersonal Relations at Pardes. Meir came on aliya in 1972 from “the Bronx”, NY, immediately after graduating from City College in New York with a B.A. in Mathematics and Physics. He did his advanced Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University, Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh and Yeshivat Har Etzion, receiving ordination from Rabbi Zalman Nehemiah Goldberg of Jerusalem. He received his M.Ed in Teaching Bible from the Herzog College in Gush Etzion.Click here to read more.