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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 a Legacy, Deferred – Parsha Nitzavim and Parsha Vayelech

Parsha Nitzavim and Parsha Vayelech, which are read in tandem this week, complete the series of discourses delivered by Moses to the Children of Israel, as they camped on the threshold of the Promised Lands. 

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