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Vayeilech

Vayeilech

[Moses] Went
Deuteronomy
31:1–30

Moses went and spoke these things to all Israel. He said to them: "I am now one hundred and twenty years old, I can no longer be active. Moreover, the Eternal has said to me, 'You shall not go across yonder Jordan.'" - Deuteronomy 31:1-2

Summary: 
  • Moses prepares the people for his death and announces that Joshua will succeed him. (31:1–8)
  • Moses instructs the priests and the elders regarding the importance of reading the Torah. (31:9–13)
  • God informs Moses that upon his death, the people will commit idolatry and "many evils and troubles shall befall them." God tells Moses to teach the people a poem that will "be My witness." (31:14–30)

When do we read Vayeilech?

2021 Sep 11
/5 Tishri, 5782
2022 Oct 1
/6 Tishri, 5783
2025 Sep 27
/5 Tishri, 5786

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