Deuteronomy 32:1 - 32:52

Hosea 14:2-10; Micah 7:18-20; Joel 2:15-27 | Shabbat Shuva

In this Torah portion, Moses recites a song to the Children of Israel that serves as testimony of their covenant with God. God tells Moses to head up Mount Nebo to find his final resting place.

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HAFTARAH SUMMARY

When It’s Better To Do Verse

What a shift from prose to poetry teaches us about Moses’ message.

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