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The weekly Torah portion of Re'eh (Deuteronomy 11:26–16:17)

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Parameters of לא תעשון כן לה' אלקיכם

There is a prohibition to destroy a synagogue based on the verse (Deut. 12:4) לא תעשון כן לה' אלקיכם, "you shall not do so unto the Lord your God." Rambam, in the minyan hamitzvot at the beginning of ...
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Eating meat in ראה

I was having a brief flick through the פרשה of ראה and it struck me that there seems to be a very strong theme of eating meat - 3 times a פסוק mentions eating meat to your heart's desire (or similar) ...
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Why list all Kosher Behaimos and their Simanim

The Torah lists 10 Kosher Behaimos and then lists the Kosher simanim required (split hoofs, chews cud etc.) Why does it list both ? In Deuteronomy 14:4-5 it lists "these are the Behaimos that you may ...
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Why is "בבהילו יצאנו ממצרים" a mix of two paraphrases?

Included in the Rambam's hagada text is the line בבהילו יצאנו ממצרים‎, replicated in some modern hagados. This line blends near-quotations of D'varim 16:3, כִּי בְחִפָּזוֹן יָצָאתָ מֵאֶרֶץ ...