Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19

Deuteronomy chapter 21, verse 10 to chapter 25, verse 19

Ki Teitzei Values

What are they?

Kindness to Animals

  1. Find out about organizations in your community that take care of animals.  What can you do to help?

Kindness to strangers and the poor

  1. Why do you think it’s important to be kind to strangers?
  2. What are different ways of being kind to the poor?
  3. What can you do to help poor people?


  1. What is a commandment?
  2. What types of commandments do you know about?
  3. Why and when should you obey commandments?


  1. Look up the word “justice”. Then look up the word “fairness”. How are they the same?  How are they different?
  2. Have you ever heard of the phrase “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth”? It is from the Torah, and is connected to the idea that the punishment should fit the crime.  Do you think justice is all punishment, or is there something more to it?


Another view for you:

Parents and kids: Read this article together and discuss the questions below:

  • Can you share a time that you did not take responsibility for your actions? Why didn’t you? What was the result?
  • When is a time that you did take responsibility for your actions although it may have been difficult?
  • What are some of the outside influences that help shape your choices?