Vayelech by Rabbi David Hartley Mark

I, Gershom ben Moses By David Hartley Mark   Call me Gershom. You may have never heard of me, but I am the firstborn son of Moses. And yet, you have never heard of me, Stranger. Well, why not? Poppa never had much of a home life—oh, but Momma loved him so much!—Zipporah was her […]

Vayelech by David Hartley Mark

Moses gives Joshua and the Israelites a final exhortation and prophecy about crossing over Jordan and defeating the Canaanites: “Chazak veh’eh’matz—Be strong and courageous; God will not fail you or forsake you” (Deut. 7-8, adapted). Moses completes the writing of the Torah, except for the last few verses, which speak of his death. Joshua must […]