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Covenant & Conversation

Devarim

Over and above what Moses said in the last month of his life, though, is what Moses did.
The Book of Deuteronomy: Renewal of the Sinai Covenant
Deuteronomy is the last act of the Jewish people’s drama before becoming a nation in its own land, and it forms the context of all that follows.
Criticism is easy to deliver but hard to bear.
It is all too easy to abandon your ideals when you see how hard it is to change even the smallest part of the world, but when you do you become cynical, disillusioned, disheartened. That is a kind of spiritual death.
Judaism is not just about spirituality. It is not simply a code for the salvation of the soul.
By the end of the book of Bamidbar, Moses career as a leader seemed to have come to its end. It's what he did next that bears the mark of greatness.
Profits and Prophets
Tzedek: Justice and Compassion
The distribution of the word tzedek and its derivate tzedakah in the Five Books of Moses is anything but random.
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