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Ready for Judgment?

Parshat Re'eh (Deuteronomy 11:26-16:17)

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/torah_portion/article/ready_for_judgment_20040813

This week ushers in Elul, the month when Jews traditionally prepare for the High Holidays. In anticipation of the Day of Judgment, we judge ourselves, conducting a full cheshbon hanefesh (accounting of the soul). The Torah portion Re'eh can serve as a checklist for forgiveness, repentance and renewing our lives. Its various laws and themes each suggest avenues for real and lasting change: Blessing and Curse

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