V’zot Haberachah

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V’zot Haberachah – “And This Is The Blessing”

The final weekly parasha is entitled V’zot HaB’racha, meaning,“and this is the blessing” and completes the annual cycle of Torah readings. Shortly before his death, Moses pronounces a blessing over the 12 tribes – a reiteration of what Jacob prophesied over his 12 sons five centuries earlier. The two blessings contain differences, and some of them are worth noting. The

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V’zot Haberachah – “And This Is The Blessing”

Our Torah reading today is entitled V’zot Haberachah, which means “and this is the blessing.”  This parasha covers Deuteronomy 33-34 and is the last reading of the yearly Torah reading cycle. Moses has successfully led the Jewish people, a stubborn and indignant people, for roughly 40 years from Egypt across the wilderness to the border of the Promised Land. They

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