This Torah portion is read on September 9, 2023

Parshat Nitzavim-Vayeilech

Torah Portion: Deuteronomy 29:9–31:30

In this parsha, Moses tells us that we have a fundamental freedom to choose. We can choose blessing or curse, and we need to choose the blessing. Vayeilech recounts the end of Moses’s life. He gives Joshua the mantle of leadership, and tells the people of Israel that though they will turn from God, causing God to turn from them, He will come back.

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What Does The Bible Say About True Happiness?

The first section of Parshat Ki Tavo tells us what a farmer must declare after offering Bikkurim, the first fruit. The second section lists the blessings and curses that will befall Israel depending on whether they keep their covenant with God. What is the common message that unifies this parsha? In this two part series, extending to Nitzavim, Rabbi Fohrman uncovers a hidden message of how to find true happiness.

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