#Hamildrash: Re’eh

For the past few weeks I’ve been having some fun linking the Parashat Hashavua to lyrics from Hamilton. I know I’m not the first person to find practical (or impractical) uses for Hamilton quotes, (see this breakdown of Hillary Clinton’s DNC acceptance speech and where she did and where she could have quoted Hamilton) but this seemed like a kind of fun twist on it. It started out as just a group text to some friends, then a Slack message to a bigger group, and now with some encouragement it’s up on my blog. Please don’t take this too seriously. After all, Hamilton and the Torah are meant to be fun. (Yes, really.) For now here is this week’s #Hamildrash. I’ll try to post the ones from the past few weeks and add on new ones as they come. Let’s keep the fun going!  Continue reading