V'zot Hab'rachah

וְזֹאת הַבְּרָכָה
And This is the Blessing

Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12


  • Moses blesses the Israelites, tribe by tribe. (33:1–6)
  • Moses ascends mount Nebo to the summit of Pisgah and views the whole land. (34:1-4)
  • Moses dies on the mountain. The Israelites mourn him for thirty days. Joshua is filled with the spirit of wisdom and the people heed him. (34:5-12)

Ten Minutes of Torah: V'zot Hab'rachah Commentary


The Awe of Torah Study

By: Cantor Evan Kent

This week’s Torah portion, V’zot HaB’racha, recounts the final minutes of Moses’ life. Moses has led the people from slavery to freedom and now, in his last moments, he will offer blessings to the assembled Israelite nation.

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