Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22


We Also Recommend

In this Torah portion, Moses recounts the Israelites’ episodes from their 40 years in the wilderness. Moses encourages the Israelites in their upcoming conquest of the land of Canaan.

Click here for a summary of D’varim
Click here for a summary of the Haftarah
for D’varim

Moses recounts the Israelites time in the wilderness.


Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

My Killer, My Brother
Rabbi Avi Weinstein, Hillel

Tzedek vs. Tzedakah
Adina Gerver, AJWS

Words of Admonition
Rabbi Jordan Cohen, KOLEL

How the Israelite Nation Was Raised
Rabbi James Jacobson-Maisels, AJWS

What Makes the Land Holy?
Rabbi Fred Greene, Union for Reform Judaism

From Reaction to Action
Sarah Margles, AJWS


Where Are We Now?
Rabbi James Michaels, socialaction.com


Belonging to the Land
Rabbi Matthew Mausner, Canfei Nesharim


From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

Rebukes & Responses
Rabbi Bradley Artson, American Jewish Unversity

Moses Rewrites History
Ellen Frankel, Women of Reform Judaism

Love & Land
Rabbi Ari Jacobson, Orthodox Union

On History & Memory
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Jewish Outreach Initiative

Attributes of a Leader
Rabbi Lewis Warshauer, JTS

Perceptions of Justice
Rabbi Joseph Telushkin, CLAL


Gentle Rebuke Can Lead to Return
Yael Bronner, UJA-Federation of New York

Family and Fun

Parashat D’varim for Families
Torah Topics for Today


Parashat D’varim Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies


Parashat D’varim Challah
Julie Seltzer



Return to the index of weekly Torah portions.

Did you like this article? MyJewishLearning is a not-for-profit organization.

Please consider making a donation today.

Note: The opinions expressed here are the personal views of the author. All comments on MyJewishLearning.com are moderated. Any comment that is offensive or inappropriate will be removed. Privacy Policy