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Parsha Ki Tetzei

Seventy-four (74) of the Torah’s 613 commandments (mitzvot) are in the Parshah of Ki Teitzei. These include the laws of the beautiful captive, the inheritance rights of the firstborn, the wayward and rebellious son, burial and dignity of the dead, returning a lost object, sending away the mother bird before taking her young, the duty to erect a safety fence around the roof of one's home, and the various forms of kilayim (forbidden plant and animal hybrids). 

Also recounted are the judicial procedures and penalties for adultery, for the rape or seduction of an unmarried girl, and for a husband who falsely accuses his wife of infidelity. The following cannot marry a person of Jewish lineage: a mamzer (someone born from an adulterous or incestuous relationship); a male of Moabite or Ammonite descent; a first- or second-generation Edomite or Egyptian.

Parshah Ki Tetzei also includes laws governing the purity of the military camp; the prohibition against turning in an escaped slave; the duty to pay a worker on time, and to allow anyone working for you—man or animal—to "eat on the job"; the proper treatment of a debtor, and the prohibition against charging interest on a loan; the laws of divorce (from which are also derived many of the laws of marriage); the penalty of thirty-nine lashes for transgression of a Torah prohibition; and the procedures for yibbum ("levirate marriage") of the wife of a deceased childless brother, or chalitzah ("removing of the shoe") in the case that the brother-in-law does not wish to marry her.

Ki Teitzei concludes with the obligation to remember "what Amalek did to you on the road, on your way out of Egypt".


Parsha Ki Tetzei classes on YouTube


Cooling the waters by Rabbi Avrohom Stulberger שליט׳א


Essentially good - by Rabbi Mordechai Shifman - by Rabbi Modrechai Shifman שליט׳א


Preparing for battle by Rabbi Avrohom Stulberger שליט׳א


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Make your wife happy, Part 1 - by Rabbi Meir Ben Abu שליט׳א


Make your wife happy, Part 2 - by Rabbi Meir Ben Abu שליט׳א


Parsha Ki Teitzei - by Rabbi Nachi Klein שליט׳א


Finding lost objects - by Rabbi Nachi Klein שליט׳א

Godliness within us - by Rabbi Avrohom Stulberger  שליט׳א

Parsha Ki Tetzei:  by Rabbi Avrohom Stulberger שליט׳א