Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Brief Note on the Torah – Parsha Vayelech

Sforno adopts a heroic viewpoint in his interpretation of the events described in the opening scene of Parsha Vayelech. He envisions a triumphant Moses sallying forth into the encampment, with Joshua, his anointed successor at his side. To emphasize the transition in … Continue reading

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A Brief Note on Tone and Substance – Parsha Nitzavim

Great orations survive long after their utterer’s death because they convey a fundamental message in a concise manner that is timeless and its inspiration cuts between the planes of time. Lincoln at Gettysburg offered reason for the deaths of so … Continue reading

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