Vezot Habrachah וזאת הברכה

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Parshat Vezot Habrachah Resources

Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12

The Death of Moses, the Birth of Mashiach

The final eight verses of the Torah describe the death of Moses. Our sages have two opinions as to who wrote these verses. The first opinion is that God dictated these last eight verses to Moses' successor, Joshua. The second opinion is that just as the rest of the Torah was written by Moses, so, too, were these verses that describe his death. God dictated the verses to Moses, and Moses wrote them with tears in his eyes. Just as the exact authorship of the verses about Moses' death remains unclear, so the exact location of of his gravesite is also unclear. Our sages describe the paradox of Mt. Nevo, saying that if one is above on the mountain, Mose's gravesite appears to be below him, but when he reaches the point below, the gravesite seems to be elusively above him. Read More…

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