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 …

HA’AZINU (give ear)

Deuteronomy 32:1 Listen, O you heavens and I will speak; and hear, O earth, the words of my mouth. 2 My teaching will fall as the rain; אמְרָתי my speech will condense as the dew, as the light rain upon the tender herb and as the showers upon the grass: 3 Because I will proclaim the name of יהוה: Come declare the …

VAYELECH (and he went)

Deuteronomy 31:1 And Moses went and spoke אֶת־ these words to all Israel. 2 And he said to them, I am 120 years old this day; I cannot go out and come in anymore: and ויהוה said to me, You will not cross over אֶת־ the Jordan this day. C-MATS Question: Why did Moses say “I am 120 years old …

NITZAVIM (you are standing)

Deuteronomy 29:10 אתם You stand this day before יהוה your Elohim; your captains of your tribes, your elders and your officers and all the men of Israel. C-MATS Question: What is important about the verse, “אתם You stand this day before יהוה your Elohim”? You have provoked the Omnipresent to anger many times, yet He has not made an end …