Deuteronomy 11:26 – 16:17 || Isaiah 54:11 – 55:5

Commentary by Rav Gedalia Meyer for The Temple Institute, Jerusalem, Israel:
«”Behold, I set before you today a blessing and a curse.” A blessing and a curse implies a choice to be made, which speaks both of empowerment and of responsibility. The resulting friction between our better selves and our lesser selves is the stuff of our lives. This tension is most evident in the commandment of the sabbatical year in which we are instructed “to release the hand of every creditor from what he lent his friend,” that is, willingly forgive a loan that Torah itself implores us to give. The way out of this rational impasse is to understand that giving and forgiving loans is what G-d does on behalf of each and every one of us, every year, every day»…More:

Shabbat Shalom

Eric Martienssen

Since my secession from the Church in 2009, my Jewish Orthodox friends in Israel and I have been following the Fake News of Rome in articles and political Shabbat commentaries on GSI (God's Sabbath Int.). The former Pontiff destroyed the dwelling place of God, the temple in Jerusalem – fact! Was the New Testament and the Church just a world dominance inspired business idea of Rome? What is politics today? Enjoy your trip on GSI.