Ki Tavo: Torah Rocks

Posted by Neima Novetsky on September 1, 2015
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Ki Tavo

One of the first commands given to the nation to observe after crossing the Jordan is the writing of the Torah on a set of stones amidst a ceremony of blessings and curses.  What role did these rocks serve? What message was Hashem transmitting to the nation regarding their move into Israel and their relationship to both Torah and Hashem?

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She and her family made aliyah from New York where she founded and directed the Advanced Tanakh Beit Midrash Program at Lincoln Square Synagogue. She has taught at Midreshet Lindenbaum, Midreshet Moriah, the Ma'ayan Institute for Women, and the Princeton University Hillel and has lectured on Biblical topics in various synagogues in both Israel and the USA. She is also a co-founder of a new Tanakh and Parshanut website called 'Al Ha Torah.'

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