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Category: Vayelekh

Standing Again at Sinai

by Rabbi Dov LinzerPosted on October 10, 2016

In one of his last instructions to the children of Israel, Moshe commands the people in the mitzvah of hakhel, a public reading of the Torah to take place once every seven years.  All the people are to be present: “Gather the nation: the men, the women, and the children, and the stranger who is in your gates” (31:12). …