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This week's Torah Portion: 

49 KI TETZE - WHEN YOU GO OUT - DEUTERONOMY 21:10-25:19

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כִּֽי־תֵצֵא לַמִּלְחָמָה עַל־אֹיְבֶיךָ וּנְתָנֹו יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ בְּיָדֶךָ וְשָׁבִיתָ שִׁבְיֹֽו

Ki tetze lamilchamah al-oyveycha un'tano ADONAI Eloheycha b'yadecha v'shavita shivyo

"When you go out to war against your enemies, and ADONAI your God hands them over to you, and you take prisoners..."


This is Parashat Ki Tetze (say “Key-Tates-say”). In many ways, this portion picks up with the theme introduced in last week’s portion: justice. Much in every way, this week’s portion centers on the practical application of such communal justice in the Land of Isra’el. Practical application of Scripture is often referred to as halakhah, a Hebrew phrase that describes the “way in which to walk out the mitzvot (commandments) practically.”
— Parashat Ki Tetze