Deuteronomy 3:23-7:11

Deuteronomy chapter 1, verse 1 to chapter 3, verse 22

Va’etchanan Values

What are they?


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


  1. What is the definition of the word “faith”?  How would you define it?
  2. What do you have faith in?
  3. What do you do to show that you have faith?  .


  1. Think of your favorite teacher. Why is she or he your favorite?  What characteristics or qualities does he or she embody?
  2. A Jewish philosopher (named Maimonides – look him up)  wrote that loving God means to study, not just the Torah, but also non-Jewish subjects, like science or mathematics. Why do you think that is? (Here’s a hint:  God created the universe).
  3. What do you think is more important – study or action?


  1. What’s a covenant? How is it like a relationship?
  2. What covenants do you have in your life?
  3. What do you do to make sure these covenants are not broken?


Another view for you:

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

  • When was a time you hurt someone and didn’t realize it? How did you act when you found out?
  • Have you been hurt by someone who didn’t know? Did you choose to tell the person, and if so, how?
  • How often do you think of the consequences before you do something?