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Tag Archives: Parshat Vayelech

[PCJE Dvar Torah] Parshat Nitzavim-Va’Yelech – You’ve got to keep going!

Posted on September 17, 2014 by David Wallach

This Shabbat in synagogue (or at the shabbaton, woot!), we will read the joint parshiot of Nitzavim and Va’Yelech. The Jewish calender has it that Parshat Nitzavim always falls out before Rosh Hashana. A coincidence like this causes us, the readers of the Torah, to ask, “so nu? What’s the connection? Why must this parsha always fall out before Continue Reading »

Encouraged

Posted on August 30, 2013 by David Bogomolny

We currently find ourselves in the Hebrew month of Elul, counting down the days to Rosh HaShanah (the Jewish New Year). Traditionally, many Jews recite Psalm 27 every morning during the month of Elul and through the High Holy Days, and I’d like to bring our attention to the final pasuk (verse) of this psalm: Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Nitzavim-Vayelekh: Choose Life

Posted on August 27, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

Rabbi Meir Schweiger discusses parshiot Nitzavim and Vayelech. Nitzavim-Vayelekh

[Pardes From Jerusalem Podcast] Vayelech 5773: Moses’ Final Actions and Feelings

Posted on September 22, 2012 by Emma Sevitz

This week, Neima Novetsky discusses Parashat Vayelech. Click here to listen. Shavua tov and Gmar Chatima Tova!

Shabbaton Dvar Torah, for those of you asked (and those who didn’t!)

Posted on September 16, 2012 by Emma Sevitz

When we arrive at Nitzavim, we know we are coming to the end of the Five Books of Moses. Only a few parshiot remain: Vayelech, Ha’azinu and V’zot Habrachah. Each of these is like the tone of a closing bell that announces the end of our wanderings b’midbar and the beginning of a new journey Continue Reading »

וילך/נצבים, va’yelech/nitzavim

Posted on September 25, 2011 by Avi Strausberg

in this week’s double parsha nitzavim and va’yelech, we edge closer and closer to our separation with moshe and our coming together in the land of israel.  as God runs through His final instructions with moshe, He reveals that no sooner than moshe dies and the people enter the land, they are going to sin, Continue Reading »