7th Grade Rabbinics
This Week's Parasha: VaYetze
Answer the following questions.
- Do you notice anything special about the order of Ashrei?
- Are all the letters of the aleph-bet represented? If one or more are missing, why do you think that is?
- How many times is the word "bless" mentioned? Circle each mention in blue.
- How many times is the word “praise” mentioned? Circle each mention in red.
- How many times is Hashem referred to as a king or as having a kingdom ? Circle each time in green.
- How many times is the word “forever" mentioned? Circle each mention in orange.
- Are the many repititions significant?
- What should we have in mind when we recite Ashrei?
- How will the entire world recognize that Hashem is king? When will that happen?
- Why do we praise Hashem so much? Does Hashem need to be told how great He is?
- Summarize each pasuk of Ashrei.
Wishing you all a wonderful week!
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