In these first passages of Deuteronomy, we hear Moses's farewell speech as he prepares to die. When recalling the Israelites' journey, why does he blame the new generation of Jews for the sins of their parents? MORE>
Moses recounts to the Israelites episodes from
By Nancy Reubenthe 40 years in the wilderness; he
Israelites in their upcoming conquest of the land of Canaan.
In the 40th year, in the 11th month, on the first day of the month.
Moses spoke the following to the Israelites:
"Remember God said, 'I have set this land before you, go in and take possession of the land…' Now God, your God, has multiplied you and you
are now like the stars of heaven in multitude. May God add to you another thousand times as many as you are now, and may God bless you.
In Praise of Rebuke
Isaiah charges the people
with rebellion against God.
Tisha B'Avv, the saddest day on the Jewish calendar, marks the anniversary of the destruction of the Temple. On the Shabbat before Tisha B'Av, which always coincides with Parashat Devarim, Jews read a haftarah from the beginning of the Book of Isaiah. The Shabbat before Tisha B'Av is often called Shabbat Hazon, named after the first word of the haftarah. Unlike Jeremiah and Ezekiel, who both experienced vivid visions as their initiation into prophecy, Isaiah does not report having a visions, he simply begins by condemning the people of Judah and Jerusalem for their poor behavior.
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Wallenberg Memorial in London
 was a businessman, diplomat and humanitarian. He is widely celebrated for his successful efforts to rescue thousands
of Jews in Nazi-occupied Hungary from the Holocaust, during the later stages of World War II. While serving as Sweden's special envoy in Budapest between July and December 1944, Wallenberg issued protective passports and sheltered Jews in buildings designated as Swedish territory, saving tens of thousands of lives. Continue
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