Parsha Podcasts: Re’eh is pleased to bring you a curated selection of audio shiurim on Parshas Re’eh.

The Reasons Behind Kosher

In this week’s Parsha we learn about the laws of Kashrus. While the Mitzvos are beyond reason, we can still understand somewhat why specific animals are kosher and others not.

Listen to a summary of what Chassidus explains on this, delivered by Rabbi Berel Bell, rov of Anash Montreal.


Canceling Our Spiritual Debts

Our Parsha discusses a law known as shemitas kesafim, in which all loans are erased during the year of shemitah

As is well known, Hashem Himself keeps all the Mitzvos too. How exactly does Hashem keep the law of erasing debts during the year of shemitah?

Listen to a summary of a Sicha on the topic, delivered in Yiddish by Reb Yoel Kahn. To see a video of the shiur, and for an English transcript of this shiur click here.


Using Maaser Money to Pay Tuition

In this week’s Parsha we are taught the Mitzva of tzedoko

Can one use his ma’aser money meant for tzedoko to cover tuition costs?

Listen to a Halachic discussion on the details of this, delivered by Rabbi Yaakov Goldstein of

Click here for a written summary of this including sources


Harav Levi Yitzchak on this week’s Pirkei Avos (New)

In this week’s Pirkei Avos we are taught that the appropriate age for marriage is 18. Reb Levik (the Rebbe’s father) explains the inner reason for this.

Delivered by Rabbi Moshe Gourarie, an editor of Chassidus Mevueres on Tanya.

Is There Neutrality in Yidishkait?

The Prasha begins that each one of us can choose between blessing and curse. Can’t one just be neutral and not choose one extreme? 

Listen to a short powerful explanation on this, delivered by Rabbi Boruch Epstein of Beis Menachem Chicago IL.


Tzedaka and Poverty

In this week’s Parsha we are taught the Mitzva of tzedoko. Will there always be poor people even if we serve Hashem?

Listen to an in-depth shiur on this topic, based on Abarbanel, Rashi, Even Ezra, Ramban, Sforno, Riva, Eitz HaDa’as Tov, and a letter from the Rebbe.

Delivered by renowned lecturer Rabbi Yossi Paltiel.


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