About two mountains, from which blessings and curses are announced; a home for G-d, and the difference between holiness and chosenness; meat and blood; and false prophets, idolaters, kosher signs, tithes, pilgrimages, and the special Jewish idea of charity
G-d showed Moses the new moon at its moment of rebirth, and said to him: When the moon is reborn, mark the beginning of a new month.
"And you shall love the L-rd your G-d with all your heart, with all your
soul, and with all your might (me'od)" (Deuteronomy 6:4). "With all your
heart" -- with both your inclinations, with your good inclination and with your evil inclination. "With all your soul" -- even to the point that someone takes your life. "With all your meod" -- with all your money. Another interpretation: "With all your me'od" -- whatever measure (middah) He metes out (moded) to you, thank (modeh) Him exceedingly (me'od me'od).
— Talmud, Berachot 54a
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