Re’eh – Rabbi Marcus

This week’s sedra deals with the issue of free will – one which has vexed many philosophers over the centuries.  The Torah clearly states that we do possess free will and have the ability to choose our path, be that towards blessings or curses, and have responsibility for our actions.

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