Nitzavim

Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20

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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, socialaction.com 

From the Denominations

Pluralism and Outreach

On This Day God Calls to You
Rabbi Bradley Artson, American Jewish University
All-Inclusive Covenant
Rabbi David Nelson, CLAL 
Punishments, Land & People
Rabbi Avraham Fischer, Orthodox Union 
How to Choose Life
Rabbi Kerry Olitzky, Big Tent Judaism 
One Small Step
George Hellman, UJA-Federation of New York 
Writing Women Into the Torah
Dianne Cohler-Esses, Women of Reform Judaism 

Multimedia

 
Parshat Nitzavim Quiz
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies 
Parshat Nitzavim Challah
Julie Seltzer 
Parshat Nitzavim for Families
Torah Topics for Families
 






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