Deuteronomy 32:1–52

When Is Haazinu Read?

/ 12 Tishri 5782
/ 13 Tishri 5783
/ 8 Tishri 5784


  • Moses sings his last song, a love poem to God and a chastisement of the people, who are not worthy of Adonai. (32:1–6)
  • The poem recounts the blessings that God has bestowed on the Israelites, the wicked deeds they have committed, and the punishments that God then inflicted upon them. (32:7–43)
  • God tells Moses to begin his ascent of Mount Nebo, from where he will see the Land of Israel from a distance but will not be allowed to enter it. (32:45–52)

Ten Minutes of Torah: Haazinu Commentary

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At this time of year, and in this week in particular, questions like these might weigh heavily on our minds. The Jewish tradition teaches us to engage in t’shuvahT'shuvahתְּשׁוּבָה"Return;" The concept of repentance and new beginnings, which is a continuous theme throughout the High Holidays. during the days between...

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Learn More About Parashat Haazinu With Bim Bam

Learn More About Parashat Ha'azinu with Bim Bam

On the last day of Moses's life, he gathers the Israelites before they go into the Promised Land, clears his throat and lets it rip. Parashat Haazinu is his final song, and it's interpreted for you this week by the fiercely funky musician Anthony Rogers-Wright. Enjoy this video and more with Bim Bam.

Listen to Podcasts About Parashat Haazinu

Listen to Rabbi Rick Jacobs discuss Parashat Haazinu in these episodes of his podcast, On the Other Hand: Ten Minutes of Torah.

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