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Torah Talk for Parashat Vayelech

September 17, 2015 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this week’s parasha, Moshe concludes his speech to Bnei Yisrael, blesses Yehoshua, and instructs the community to gather every seven years to read publicly from the Torah; Hashem predicts the eventual straying of Bnei Yisrael.

This parasha contains the last two of the 613 mitzvot in the Torah. The first is Hakhel (Assembly) in verses 10-13. The second mitzvah, the final one in the Torah, is writing a Sefer Torah (Torah Scroll). Read More>