Standing Before the LORD

Parashat Nitzavim (Standing) & Parashat Vayelech (He went) D’varim (Deuteronomy) 29:9–30:20 & 31:1–30 I ended my most recent blog entry, Choose a Camp, with the question, “To which camp do you belong?” There are only … Read More

Without Excuse

There is something written in our weekly Scripture portion that always caught my eyes: For this commandment which I command you today is not too difficult for you, nor is it out of reach. It … Read More

Parashat Nitzavim (Standing)

I would really encourage you to first read this week’s Scripture portion from Deuteronomy 29:9–30:20. Once again, I marvel at the depth and richness of this portion, and believe that you will greatly benefit from … Read More

Parashat Nitzavim (Standing) Deuteronomy 29:9-30:12

בס”ד Parashat Nitzavim (Standing) Deuteronomy 29:9-30:12 Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9 This Torah reading always proceeds the holiday of Rosh HaShannah. Although the Biblical name of the festival is the “day of sounding” or “memorial of sounding” … Read More

Parashat Nitzavim (Standing) Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20

‎בס”ד Parashat Nitzavim (Standing) Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20 Haftarah: Isaiah 61:10-63:9 In this week’s Torah portion the reader encounters an aspect of G-d that most people tend to ignore. What is this aspect? That the One True … Read More