Nitzavim: The Command to Write a Torah Scroll

Posted by Michael Hattin on September 10, 2015
Topics: Shemitta, Pardes from Jerusalem: Weekly Parsha Podcast, Rosh Hashanah, Nitzavim

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Rabbi Michael Hattin discusses parshat Nitzavim by analysing Rabbeinu Asher’s novel view that making Torah texts available is a fulfillment of the mitzva to write a Torah scroll.

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About Michael Hattin

Michael teaches Bible and Halakha at Pardes. He holds a professional degree in Architecture from the University of Toronto and rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel. He teaches Chumash and Prophets as well as Halakha at the Pardes Institute.

For many years Michael authored the weekly online publications Introduction to Parasha and Lessons on Prophets for the Virtual Beit Midrash of Yeshivat Har Etzion, reaching a combined readership of several thousand. Click here to read more.

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