Parshat Devarim is always read on the Shabbat preceding the 9th of Av. In this podcast, Rabbi Michael Hattin discusses the chronology associated with Moshe’s final words to the people. He also examines how the tradition of Moshe’s date of death complements a surprising theme associated with the 9th of Av.
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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.