Posts tagged Nitzavim

Nitzavim (Standing)

Nitzavim

Deuteronomy 29:9 to 30:20 For the people who have turned away from God, Torah provides the process of Teshuvah – return to God – The process can apply to both the nation of Israel and the individual Jew. This week’s portion is always read the week before Rosh Hashanah. It features an extensive listing of […]

Nitzavim (Standing)

Nitzavim

Deuteronomy 29:9 to 30:20 As they are about to enter the Promised Land, Moses prophesizes that the people will stray from God’s way and be expelled from the land. But, through tshuvah – repentance – they will regain God’s love and return to the Promised Land. The title of this week’s parsha, Nitzavim (standing), refers […]

Nitzavim/Vayeilech – Torah in H...

Rosh Hashanah nears … Torah tells us we will stray … But we can return — Moses warns the people that future generations will suffer punishment “because they have forsaken the covenant” (Deuteronomy 29:24). But he assures them that “you shall call [the blessing and the curse] to mind … and shall return to Adonai […]

Nitzavim (Standing)

choose LIFE

Deuteronomy 29:9 to 30:20 Moses makes his final appeal to the Israelites before they enter the Promised Land. His instruction – Choose Life! – by loving God … following God’s way … following God’s commandments … How is this done? Following are the words Moses uses as he begins his short, Final Appeal to the […]

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