Re’Eh: The Social and Religious Vision of the Second Tithe

Posted by Meesh Hammer-Kossoy on August 15, 2017
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Re'eh

The commandment of the second tithe (maaser sheni) described in Deuteronomy 14:22-29 is program for a meaningful family vacation. It is also a social and religious vision. Click here for accompanying Sefaria source sheet.

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About Meesh Hammer-Kossoy

Meesh is the Director of the Pardes Year Program, where she has been making her professional home since 1999. Originally from Washington, D.C., Meesh has a B.A. in Near Eastern and Judaic Studies from Brandeis University, and a M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University. Her dissertation explored the courageous manner in which the rabbis of the Talmud created a new criminal punishment system. In 2015, Meesh completed her studies at Beit Midrash Har'el and received ordination from Rabbi Herzl Hefter and Rabbi Daniel Sperber. Click here to read more.

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