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Torah Talk for Parashot Nitzavim-Vayelech

September 12, 2017 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In these parashot, Moshe describes the brit (covenant) between Hashem and Bnei Yisrael (the Israelites), urging Bnei Yisrael to uphold the brit and honor the Torah so that they may be rewarded with life in the land of Israel. He concludes his speech, 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.

The second-to-last mitzvah in the Torah appears in parashat Vayelech and regards the reading of the Torah. Read more >