Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20


In this Torah portion, Moses describes the Covenant between God and the Israelites, urging the Israelites to uphold the Covenant and honor the Torah so that they may be rewarded with life in the Land of Israel.

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Moses tells the Israelites that
they will be rewarded with life in Israel.


Text Studies

Social Action and Environmentalism

No Deposit, No Return
Rabbi Avi Weinstein, Hillel

Education for Change
Adina Gerver, AJWS

Bringing the Torah Home
Rabbi Robert Orkand, Union for Reform Judaism

Standing at Attention
Rabbi Cookie Olshein, AJWS

Self Deception
Rabbi Neal Loevinger, Kolel

Choose Life
Rabbi Elliot Kukla


Experience of the “All of You”
Rabbi Jonathan Spira-Savett,


From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

On This Day God Calls to You
Rabbi Bradley Artson, American Jewish Unversity

All-Inclusive Covenant
Rabbi David Nelson, CLAL

Punishments, Land & People
Rabbi Avraham Fischer, Orthodox Union

How to Choose Life
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Jewish Outreach Institute


One Small Step
George Hellman, UJA-Federation of New York


Writing Women Into the Torah
Dianne Cohler-Esses, Women of Reform Judaism


Parashat Nitzavim Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies


Parashat Nitzavim Challah
Julie Seltzer


Parashat Nitzavim for Families
Torah Topics for Families



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