This week’s Torah portion is a double portion and continuing in the format used for other double portions the Dvar for this week will follow the split 7 inch record format where each chapter gets its own track. So here you have it folks Circle Pit The Bimah Split EP Vol. 6.
Parsha Nitzavim (Deuteronomy 23:9 – 30:20)
1. Cousin Moishe
Parsha Nitzavim begins with Moses addressing all within the ancient Hebrew camps. This included men, women, children, and the hewers of wood and drawers of water. A lot of research has went into defining just who exactly the hewers and drawers were and why they are mentioned specifically. In the grand scheme of things its just easier to think of them as cousins, still family just not of our specific household. Even today the Jewish people have cousins some are close like Noahides and Samaritans (they are a good people and yes they [Read more…]