Haazinu

הַאֲזִינוּ
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Deuteronomy 32:1–52

When Is Haazinu Read?

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

Summary

  • 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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The New Year is a Chance to Realign Our Actions with Our Values

By: Rabbi Max Chaiken

How can we hold ourselves accountable for our actions? How can we follow through with changing our own lives?

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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