Parshat Vayelech describes Moses committing the “Torah” to writing. But what does the term “Torah” mean? And wasn’t the “Torah” given at Mount Sinai? And how did the Torah come to be written? Rabbi Alex Israel discusses these questions and more in this week’s Pardes from Jerusalem parsha podcast.
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Alex teaches Bible at Pardes and is the Director of the Community Education Program and the Summer Program. Alex was born and raised in London. He holds degrees from London School of Economics, the Institute of Education London and Bar-Ilan University. Alex studied at Yeshivat Har Etzion under Rav Aharon Lichtenstein and Rav Yehudah Amital, and gained Rabbinic ordination from the Israeli Rabbinate. Click here to read more.