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Parashat Ha'Azinu - 5775

My friends,

This week, we read the portion of Ha'Azinu (listen). This is the poem/song Moses asked the Children of Israel to both learn themselves and to teach to their "dor v'dor" - through the generations - warning them that if they do not keep the Torah, they will not last in the Promised Land - that they would be exiled.

Our sages explain that this portion speaks of the past, present and future. Moses urges his people to study their history and learn from past generations.

Those of us who still cling to our heritage can be proud that Moses' words have been kept - we are still around living that history.

Shabbat Shalom,