Devarim: Moses’s Worrisome Speech by Rabbi David Hartely Mark

Joshua, gray-haired and gray-bearded, a man in his sixties—veteran of many a military campaign as his people marched, complaining, through the trackless Wilderness—entered the black goatskin tent. The air was foul—as though it had not been ventilated sufficiently for a long time. While he unbuckled his sword-belt and carefully stood his battered shield against a tent-pole, he squinted around the interior—

Devarim by David Hartley Mark

Call me Avishai ben Bered, of the Tribe of Zevulun, but my name and tribe are not important. I am a recorder, who remembers the stories and chronicles of us Israelites in the Wilderness, to tell my sons and my son’s sons, so that these stories will not be lost, forever. Here it is, another […]

Parsha Devarim By David Hartley Mark

Here it is, another baking-hot, desert day, around 1440 BCE (Before the Christian Era). Poor Old Moses has asked his disciple—more like a son, really—Joshua, to blow the shofar and summon us people from our tents to the central square around the Mishkan, the desert shrine where, they say, the Spirit of our invisible desert […]

Parsha Devarim by David Hartley Mark

Here it is, another baking-hot, desert day, around 1440 BCE (Before the Christian Era). Poor Old Moses has asked his disciple—more like a son, really—Joshua, to blow the shofar and summon us people from our tents to the central square around the Mishkan, the desert shrine where, they say, the Spirit of our invisible desert […]

Battling Corruption: Parsha Devarim

Battling Corruption: Parsha Devarim (Deut. 1:1-3:22) by OneShul.org Notes below can also be downloaded here Please support OneShul through your tax-deductible donation. What is a righteous system? Deut 1:9 And I spoke unto you at that time, saying: ‘I am not able to bear you myself alone; 10 the LORD your God hath multiplied you, […]