Our Rock

Parashat Ha’azinu (Listen) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 32:1–52 Haftarah: 2 Samuel 22:1–51 As I sat to write this week’s commentary on the Parasha and Haftara portions, I was reflecting upon the season in which we find ourselves … Read More

Bought with a Price

Parashat Ha’azinu (Listen) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 32:1–52 As we, the Jewish people, are in the midst of a very special and holy season, as well as at the end of the 10 Days of Awe before … Read More

Parashat Ha’azinu (Listen)

D’varim (Deuteronomy) 32:1–52 We tend to think more highly of ourselves than we ought to. I’m not advocating being self-deprecating, or having “low self-esteem.” What I’m talking about is having a right understanding of our … Read More

Parashat Haazinu (Listen) Deuteronomy 32:1-52

בס”ד Parashat Haazinu (Listen) Deuteronomy 32:1-52 Haftarah: Hosea 14:2-10, Joel 2:11-27, and Micah 7:18-20 Shabbat Shuva (Repentance) This Shabbat is known as Shabbat Shuva, which relates to repentance. Therefore we have a special prophetic reading. … Read More

Parashat Haazinu (Listen!) Deuteronomy 32:1-52

בס”ד Parashat Haazinu (Listen!) Deuteronomy 32:1-52 Haftarah: Hosea 14:2-10, Joel 2:11-27, Micah 7:18-20 Shabbat Tshuvah (The Sabbath of Repentance) Earlier this week, we celebrated Rosh HaShanah. Although this holiday relates to the Day of Judgment, … Read More

Parashat Haazinu (Listen!) Deuteronomy 32:1-52

בס”ד Parashat Haazinu (Listen!) Deuteronomy 32:1-52 Haftarah: 2 Samuel 22:1-51 This week’s Torah portion contains statements about Israel’s history and information concerning Israel’s future. Even though many different subjects are addressed, there is a hint … Read More