Ki Tavo (Deut. 26:1-29:8)
26:1 What is this verse telling us?
Why is the portion about Amalek next to this
portion about "first fruits"?
26:1-2 What is the essence of the
mitzvah of the "first fruits"?
According to the Midrash how is it
relevant to what happened when G-d told Moses to go to Egypt to
deliver the Israelites from slavery and how is it relevant to the
first of the Ten Plagues?
26:2 Do all fruits come under the
obligation of "first fruits"? If not, which do?
How did the farmer indicate which are the "first
What does the Midrash say the "first fruits"
What do we learn by having to bring the "first
fruits" to a Kohen?
What do the baskets teach us about "beautifying
26:5 Who is the Aramean and who is
How did the Aramean kill the father?How many went down to Egypt?
What does the Midrash say that
speaking about the Egyptian exile teaches us?
26:6 What does this verse teach us about
the erosion of Jewish morals?
26:9 What "place" is this verse
According to the Midrash why is
"this place" and "this land" not in chronological sequence?
26:11 What do we learn from this
Why is the convert mentioned in this verse?
26:13 What does this verse teach us
about standards of behavior?
26:14 What does this verse teach us?
26:16 What does "this day" imply?
27:8 What does "well clarified"
27:9 What does "this day....become a
What does this verse have to do with the secret
of the Jews survival?
27:15 In the list of curses, all of
the acts are in the present tense except this one which is in the
future tense. Why?
27:18 What is this verse referring
27:24 What is this verse referring
28:2 Why would anyone flee from
Why does this verse say "they will reach you"?
28:6 Why the apparent inverting of
"coming" and going"?
28:7 Why is this verse considered a
28:10 What Jewish ritual object does
this verse refer to?
What do you have to do to make the other nations
28:13 What does this verse have to
do with people winning the lottery?
28:15 Why are the curses in the
singular in this verse and in the plural in parashat Bechukotai?
28:39-40 According to the Gemara
what are the affects of eating olives and olive oil?
28:45-47 Why does the Torah inflict such a harsh
punishment for failure to achieve the highest degree of spirituality (i.e.
serving G-d with joy)?