BEREISHIS (in the beginning)

The FIRST Testament (Old Testament) starts with the Pentateuch or Torah (instructions), and is comprised of 5 sections: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. The word Genesis means In the Beginning and the author of the Book is not identified but traditionally, the author has always been assumed to be Moses and there is no conclusive reason to deny this. …

V’Zot HaBerachah (and this is the blessing) SIMCHAT TORAH (Rejoicing in Torah)

Deuteronomy 33:1 וְזֹאת And this is the blessing, in which blessed Moses, the man of Elohim את־ Children of Israel before his death. C-MATS Question: What were the final words of Moses? These final words of Moses are a combination of blessing and prophecy, in which he blesses each tribe according to its national responsibilities and individual greatness. Moses’ blessings …