"Shabbat Shalom" – Vayelech 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “Now, therefore write this song for you, and teach it to the People of Israel…” (Deut. 31:19) Is Yom Kippur a happy day or a sad day? Many associate the Day of Atonement with solemnity and trepidation. Indeed, according to most translations, the Torah specifically states …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Vayelech 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1-31:30)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “Now, therefore write this song for you, and teach it to the People of Israel…” (Deut. 31:19) Is Yom Kippur a happy day or a sad day? Many associate the Day of Atonement with solemnity and trepidation. Indeed, according to most translations, the Torah specifically states …

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"Parsha to the Point" – Vayelech 5777

Parshat Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1 – 31:30)  Rabbi David Stav  Parshat Vayelech covers Moshe Rabbeinu’s final days before his soul departed the world. Oddly, at the conclusion of an entire book dedicated to Moshe’s warnings of what would happen to the Jewish People if they stray off the path, God tells him the following: “Behold, you will lie with …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Vayelech 5777

Parshat Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1 – 31:30)  Rabbi David Stav  Parshat Vayelech covers Moshe Rabbeinu’s final days before his soul departed the world. Oddly, at the conclusion of an entire book dedicated to Moshe’s warnings of what would happen to the Jewish People if they stray off the path, God tells him the following: “Behold, you will lie with …

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