SERVE THE LORD WITH JOY! (Deuteronomy 28:45-52 - We are slaves in the last exile - of Edom - Rome. But soon we shall be free - for "When Adar arrives we maximize SIMCHAH- Happiness and Joy!!!"
that speaks about the prohibition of the consumption of blood is the number one proof-text –that Jesus’ blood is the only means of sin expiation! “And according to the law almost all things are purified with blood, and without shedding of blood there is no remission” (Hebrews 9:22). Is this claim really true? Could Jesus' Death 'Atone For Any Kind of Sin?
Christians feel that Leviticus 17:10-11 in the Torah
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Isaiah 58:7 "Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and moaning poor you shall bring home; when you see a naked one, you shall clothe him, and from your flesh you shall not hide."
Al-Jumua (The Congregation, Friday) V. 005 "The likeness of those who were entrusted with the (obligation of the) Taurât (Torah) (i.e. to obey its commandments and to practise its laws), but who subsequently failed in those (obligations), is as the likeness of a donkey which carries huge burdens of books (but understands nothing from them). How bad is the example of people who deny the Ayât (proofs, evidences, verses, signs, revelations) of Allâh. And Allâh guides not the people who are Zâlimûn (polytheists, wrong-doers, disbelievers) (Dr. Mohsin).
Exodus 23:4-5 "If you come upon your enemy's bull or his stray donkey, you shall surely return it to him. If you see your enemy's donkey lying under its burden would you refrain from helping him? You shall surely help along with him." If our friend gets into trouble -- if his donkey can't carry the load -- we must help him rearrange the load" (Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum).
If this is what is demanded toward a mere belonging of an enemy, how much more are we responsible when we see our brothers going astray?
Genesis 16:12 "And he (Ishmael) will be a wild donkey of a man; his hand will be upon all (he will be a bandit), and everyone's hand upon him (everyone will hate him and attack him (Rashi), and before all his brothers he will dwell" (25:18). Because his seed will be numerous!
“In Hebrew, names are not merely convenient conglomerations of letters. Really, the name of something reveals its essential characteristic. The Midrash (Genesis Raba 17:4) tells us that the first man, Adam, looked into the essence of every animal and named it accordingly. The donkey, for example, is characterized by carrying heavy, physical burdens. So in Hebrew, the donkey is named CHAMOR – from the same root as CHOMER, which means physicality. The donkey (chamor) typifies physicality (chomer). Contrast this with English, where the word "donkey" doesn't reveal much about the essence of a donkey!” (The Aish Rabbi).
Job 11:12 "But an empty man will gain understanding, and [from] a wild donkey a man will be born."
Even an empty, foolish man can gain himself a heart and subject himself self-reckoning and return to his Creator. Man starts life as a wild ass's colt, but he has the power to teach himself to be a new man and follow a good path (Rashi, Metzudas David).
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Op Ed: Taming the Wild East -- Arab Honor Killings in Israel
by Phyllis Chesler:
"The Arab and Muslim world are, by nature, chronically violent. In addition to tribal and family feuds, religious and political wars are ever-constant, as are slavers, gun-runners, pirates, tyrants, torturers, and garden-variety thieves and gangsters. Add the routine and savage persecution of non-Muslims and Muslim dissidents, the savage subordination of women, the rise of jihadic terrorism and foreign wars to this mix, stir, and you've got the modern Middle East.
In 2007, 21-year-old Nadia Abu Amar of Jerusalem was murdered by her three brothers and her uncle because she refused to marry the man she was engaged to and because she got her father arrested and convicted for assault. In 1997, in a small village in Jordan, 21-year-old Rania Arafat was honor-murdered by her younger brother, who was chosen precisely because minors receive a reduced sentence. Her aunts ordered her murder because she refused an arranged marriage and then dared to elope with an Iraqi man of her own choosing. "
Eliezer was sent by his master Abraham to find a wife for his son Isaac. Genesis 24:4,10 "But thou shalt go unto my country, and to my kindred, and take a wife for my son, even for Isaac.' and he (Eliezer) arose, and went to Aram-naharaim, unto the city of Nahor." Genesis 24:10 calls the region of Haran, Aram-Naharaim, lit., Aram of the pair of rivers. The country was so called because it was situated between two rivers, the Euphrates and the Tigris (Rashi). See also Genesis 27:43, Deut. 23:5.
Aram-Naharaim includes Ur Kasdim, where Abraham’s father was born. Nimrod was a powerful king of Shinar (Babylon) referenced in Genesis 10:8-10. According to the Midrash, he deified himself and cast Abraham into a fiery furnace when he refused to renounce his faith in monotheism."Ur" actually means "fire." Hence, the name of the city properly understood was "fire of Kasdim" which refers to the fiery pit that Abraham was thrown into, but saved (Rashi - Genesis 11:28).
Genesis 24:57 "And they (her brother, Laban and her mother) said, "Let us call the maiden and ask her. And they summoned Rebecca, and they said to her, "Will you go with this man?" And she said, "I will go" (according to Rashi she said that she would go even without their consent).
From this we learn that a girl should be given in marriage only with her consent (Midrash; see Kiddushin 41a).
The Torah set forth certain rules of whom a Jew may or may not marry.
Rebecca grew up in Padam Aram,a corrupt and pagan society and household, but she did not learn from their deeds and remained a pristine “rose amongst thorns” (Song of Songs 2:1-2). Genesis 24:60 "And they blessed Rebecca and said to her, "Our sister, may you become thousands of myriads, and may your seed inherit the cities of their enemies." Rebecca and Isaac and their seed received the blessing that was stated to Abraham in Genesis 22:16-18.
The Torah is telling us stories of the lives of our outstanding Tzaddikim, the Patriarchs.
Rambam states a fundamental principle in understanding the Torah's narrative concerning the Patriarchs: Whatever happened to the Patriarchs (their deeds) is a portent for the children. Thus, we can learn from their deeds and and try to emulate their ways.
Iraqi Jewish Collection Looks for Permanent Home
The Jewish collection which was sent to the US is causing controversy since there are some Iraqis who want to claim Judaism as part of Iraq's history and would like to see the collection returned to Iraq. On the other hand members of the Iraqi Diaspora are not pleased at the idea of entrusting their heritage to a country where hostility to Jews remains widespread."Jews are Iraq's oldest community. They are a significant part of the history of establishing Iraq," said Saad Eskander, the director of Iraq's National Library and Archive,..”
Abraham was born in Ur Kasdim in Mesopotamia (Iraq). Then he moved with his father, Terah, to Haran (northern Syria/southern Turkey).
Abraham went from there to Canaan, the promised land, which became the Land of Israel - with the souls he
and Sarah brought under the Shechinah, God’s Presence. Also Jacob went to Haran and brought back souls to Canaan.
Genesis 17:9 "And I will give you (Abraham) and your seed (Isaac and Yaakov, who fathered the Twelve Tribes of Israel) after you the land of your sojournings, the entire land of Canaan for an everlasting possession, and I will be to them for a God."
“The soul leaves behind its supernal Source,
from which the soul derives, and journeys to Haran, which means "wrath." it is the place of lies, deceptions, struggle and hardship, the physical world. A place in which material concerns consume one's days and nights, sapping one's energy and confusing one's priorities, and all but obscuring the purpose for which one has come here in the first place” (ChaBaD).
Genesis 29:1,4 "Then Jacob went on his journey, and came to the land of the children of the east." The reference is to Abraham’s ancestral home Aram and Ur Kasdim, the regions east of Eretz Israel, "beyond the River," where "they served other gods," (Joshua Ch 24:2).
"And Jacob said unto them: 'My brethren, whence are ye?' And they said: 'Of Haran are we."
Genesis 15:18-21 "On that day, the Lord formed a covenant with Abram, saying, "To your seed I have given this land, from the river of Egypt until the great river, the Euphrates river. The Kenites, the Kenizzites, and the Kadmonites (Edom, Moab, and Ammon), And the Hittites and the Perizzites and the Rephaim, And the Amorites and the Canaanites and the Girgashites and the Jebusites." Thus, the future inheritance of Edom, Moab and Ammon; "the east-bank" and those who dwell in these lands today, by Israel, will be the fulfillment of God's promise to Abraham in Genesis 15:19 (Isaiah 11:14).
Quran, As-Sajda 023-022, 024-25 "We did indeed aforetime give the Book to Moses: be not then in doubt of its reaching (thee): and We made it a guide to the Children of Israel. And who does more wrong than one to whom are recited the Signs of his Lord, and who then turns away therefrom? Verily from those who transgress We shall exact (Due) Retribution. And We appointed, from among them, Leaders, giving guidance under Our command, so long as they persevered with patience and continued to have faith in Our Signs. Verily thy Lord will judge between them on the Day of Judgement, in the matters wherein they differ (among themselves) " (Yussuf Ali).
According to Genesis 18:7, Ishmael, was also trained to perform mitzvoth: "And to the cattle did Abraham run, and he took a calf, tender and good, and he gave it to the youth, (this was Ihmael) and he hastened to prepare it."[from Aboth d’Rabbi Nathan, ch. 13]. Genesis 17:18 "
And Abraham said to God, "If only Ishmael will live before You!" This means: “Let him live in fear of You,” - depart from evil, and Genesis 17:1: “walk before Me and be perfect, ”Serve Me” or worship Me." The Torah teaches that if a man keep the commandments of the Torah-he shall live.
urged Muslims to observe the Taurat and the Gospel; the Injil, Sura 5:7 "And call in remembrance the favour of Allah unto you, and His covenant, which He ratified with you, when ye said: "We hear and we obey": And fear Allah, for Allah knoweth well the secrets of your hearts."
The Torah in Exodus Chs. 19-23 recall the Jewish people's arrival at Mount Sinai, when they received the Torah. The Jews declared their resolve to hear, do and obey whatever God would command-even before the commandments were issued. The spiritual greatness of our ancestors, the Patriarchs and those who stood at Sinai, who expressed their devotion to God and His Torah so wholeheartedly - serve as a model for our national goal.
God offered the Torah to other nations, as well, but they all refused it because the commandments of the Torah were in conflict with their national characteristics. Esau's offspring would not tolerate a law that prohibited murder; Ishmael's could not live with a law that banned thievery; and Lot's would not accept a ban on adultery.
Genesis 16:12 "
And he (Ishmael) will be a wild donkey of a man; his hand will be upon all (he will be a bandit), and everyone's hand upon him (everyone will hate him and attack him (Rashi), and before all his brothers he will dwell" (25:18).
Because his seed will be numerous!
Genesis 21:9-10 ”
And Sarah saw the son of Hagar the Egyptian, whom she had borne to Abraham, making merry (mocking, playing: making sport)." This term expresses what Sarah saw that convinced her that Ishmael could not remain in the household. Scripture uses this word to denote three cardinal sins: Idolatry (Exodus 32:6), adultery (Genesis 39:17), and murder (2 Samuel 2:14). Thus Ishmael's behavior proved that he had become thoroughly corrupt and evil, and he had to be sent away (Rashi). "And Sarah said to Abraham, "Drive out this handmaid and her son, for the son of this handmaid shall not inherit with my son, with Isaac." In the ninth of Abraham's Ten Trials, God command him to banish Ishmael because he was a spiritual menance to the spiritual health - and perhaps the very life - of Isaac (Gen. 21:12-13). - An inclination which have remained within the offspring of Ishmael until today.
Genesis 25:1-6 ”And Abraham gave all that he possessed to Isaac.” As it is said in Genesis 24:34-36 "And he (Eliezer) said, "I am Abraham's servant. And the Lord blessed my master exceedingly, and he became great, and He gave him sheep and cattle, silver and gold, man servants and maid servants, camels and donkeys. And Sarah, my master's wife, bore a son to my master after she had become old, and he gave him all that he possesses."
Since Isaac was his primary son, Abraham distinguished him from his other children by giving him physical and spiritual possessions (Malbim). God had said to Abraham: "and [you shall] be a blessing...and all the families of the earth shall be blessed in you." (Genesis 12:2-3). And God gave the blessings over to Isaac (Genesis 22:16-18, 25:11, 26:1-6). "And Isaac called Jacob and blessed him,.. And may the Almighty God bless you and make you fruitful and multiply you, and you shall become an assembly of peoples. And may He give you the blessing of Abraham, to you and to your seed with you, that you may inherit the land of your sojournings, which God gave to Abraham"
(Genesis 28:1-4, Ch. 27).
Abraham gave gifts to the sons of his concubine, Hagar who was identical to Keturah,
and he sent them away from his son Isaac while he [Abraham] was still alive, eastward to the land of the East.” Abraham sent them away while he still was alive, so that they would not contest Isaac's position as his only true heir. Ishmael's status, however, seems to have been different from the other concubine children. From the fact that he participated in Abraham's burial, it is apparent that he had not been sent away permanently, as were the others (Malbim). "
And Abraham expired and died in a good old age, old and satisfied, and he was gathered to his people.
And Isaac and Ishmael his sons buried him in the Cave of Machpelah... (Genesis 25:8-9). From here we may deduce that Ishmael repented and let Isaac go before him, and that is the meaning of “a good old age” which is stated regarding Abraham (Genesis 15:15).
Day of hope in Hebron:
Jews visit city en masse on Shabbat; Arab, Jewish youth embark on impromptu soccer game.
Unexpected coexistence prevailed in Hebron Saturday, after about 10,000 people visited the Jewish community in town ahead of the Torah portion on Abraham's acquisition of the Cave of the Patriarchs.
Genesis 25:18 ”And they (the sons of Ishmael) dwelt from Havilah to Shur (east of Egypt), which borders on Egypt, going towards Asshur; before all his brothers he dwelt.
Hagar/Keturah's descendants Midian and Ephah (Genesis 25:1-4), and Ishmael's sons, Nebayoth, the firstborn, and Kedar, the second son (25:13), are mentioned together In Isaiah 60:6-7: "A multitude of camels shall cover you, the young camels of Midian and Ephah, all of them shall come from Sheba; gold and frankincense they shall carry, and the praises of the Lord they shall report. All the sheep of Kedar shall be gathered to you, the rams of Nebaioth shall serve you; they shall be offered up with acceptance upon My altar, and I will glorify My glorious house (the Third Temple)."
Arab Ex-Con Would-be Convert's Miraculous Story:
As more details on the story of an Palestinian Authority Arab ex-con on his way to converting to Judaism are revealed, the more astonishing it becomes. Yaniv Ben-David, an Arab from the PA territories and Haifa whose official name until recently was Busmon Abu-Ras, found Judaism and G-d while serving a 12-year term in prison
. Yaniv related that when he first began to observe Jewish customs in jail, “there were some goyim there [Arabs] who mocked me, and even threatened me. I couldn’t understand those people, that nation: I find something for my soul, why should they care? ... But I was not afraid. I felt that I would rather die to sanctify G-d's name, than not be observant.”
"By mercy and truth iniquity is expiated; and by the fear of HaShem men depart from evil.
When a man's ways please HaShem, He maketh even his enemies to be at peace with him"
Isaiah 27:9 "Therefore by this shall the iniquity of Jacob be expiated, and this is all the fruit of taking away his sin: when he maketh all the stones of the altar as chalkstones that are beaten in pieces, so that the Asherim and the sun-images shall rise no more." Eradicate idolatry among you.
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Read and understand the Bible in the original Hebrew -
Israel has the stubbornness of a wild ass. But those that seek her will find her "in her month" – an allusion to the period of mourning of the Three Weeks culminating in the first nine days of the month of Av, time of the Destruction of the Temple (Rashi).
Jeremiah 2:20-24 "For of old I broke your yoke (Leviticus 26:1-13), I tore open your yoke-bands, and you said, "I will not transgress," but on every lofty hill and under every leafy tree, you recline as a harlot.
Yet I planted you a noble vine stock, throughout of right seed; now how have you turned yourself into a degenerate wild vine to Me?
For if you wash with natron and use much soap, your iniquity is stained before Me, says the Lord God.
How do you say, "I have not been defiled; I have not gone after the Baalim"? See your way in the valley, know what you have done, [like] a swift young she-camel, clinging to her ways. A wild donkey accustomed to the desert, that snuffs up the wind in her desire, her tendency like the sea creatures, who can hinder her? All who seek her will not weary; in her month they will find her."
Hosea 8:8-12 "Israel has been swallowed; now they are among the nations as a useless utensil.
For they went up to Assyria, a wild donkey secluded to himself, they paid hire for love.
Although they pay hire among the nations, now I will gather them, and they will be humbled a little from the burden of the king and the princes.
For Ephraim has increased altars to sin; he had altars to sin.
I write for them the great things of My Law; like a strange thing they are considered."
Genesis 49:10-12 "The scepter shall not depart from Judah, nor the student of the law from between his feet, until Shiloh comes, and to him will be a gathering of peoples (Isaiah 11:10).
He binds his foal to a vine (Israel), and to a tendril (Israel) [he binds] his young donkey (the Tribes of Israel & Ishmael). [He launders] his garment with wine, and with the blood of grapes binds his raiment.
[He is] red eyed from wine and white toothed from milk." Water, wine and milk are metaphors for Torah knowledge (Isaiah Ch. 55).
Zechariah 9:9 "Be exceedingly happy, O daughter of Zion; Shout, O daughter of Jerusalem. Behold! Your king shall come to you. He is just (TZADIK VE'NOSHA) and victorious; humble, and riding a donkey and a foal, the offspring of [one of] she-donkeys"
Moshiach is not called a savior but rather, one who has been saved (VE-NOSHA). The two Hebrew words TZADIK and NOSHA, are literally: RIGHT, RIGHTEOUS, proved to be right, and saved. Not a Christian style savior, but just a saved human.
The Hebrew verb in this verse "VE'NOSHA," is gramaticlly in the passive form, the "VE" simply means "AND." "NOSHA" is the verb, meaning "ONE WHO HAS BEEN SAVED." If the verb were active "SAVIOR" the Hebrew woild say "MOSHIA" and it does not, indicating that the true future Redeemer be not a man of flesh and blood but God alone (Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum).
Job 39:5-8 "Who sent the wild donkey free, or who loosed the bands of the wild donkey? (So that the yoke of man is not upon him (Rashi).
Whose house I have made the wilderness, and whose dwellings the salt land.
He mocks the tumult of the city; he does not hearken to the shouts of the driver.
He spies out the mountains for his pasture, and he searches after every green thing." See Jeremiah 17:5-10, Psalm Ch. 1).
Deuteronomy 28:45-52 All these curses will befall you, pursuing you and overtaking you to destroy you because you did not obey the Lord, your God, to observe His commandments and statutes which He commanded you.
And they will be as a sign and a wonder, upon you and your offspring, forever,
because you did not serve the Lord, your God, with happiness and with gladness of heart, when [you had an] abundance of everything. Therefore, you will serve your enemies, whom the Lord will send against you,.. and he will place an iron yoke upon your neck, until he has destroyed you."
Israel had happy times, prosperity and everything it could have fairly desired, but it did not serve God. In return, it will become subservient to its enemies, amid humiliation, hunger and disease.
The book of Daniel takes up the story of the exile of Judah in Babylon. Nebuchadnezzar was a ruthless world ruler who was determined to use the minds and intellects of the very cream of the captive Judeans to serve his needs in governing and expanding his empire. "Because you did not serve HaShem your God. you shall serve your enemies" (Deut. 28:47). "If you had been worthy, you would have been called My servants, but now that you have not been worthy, you are servants of Nebuchadnezzar and his companions" (Yalkut Shimoni).
II Kings Ch. 25 "Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon came, he and all his army, against Jerusalem..." II Chr. 36:19-20 "
And they burned the House of God, and they demolished the wall of Jerusalem, and all its palaces they burned with fire, and destroyed all its precious vessels. And he exiled the survivors from the sword to Babylon, and they became vassals to him and to his sons until the reign of the kingdom of Persia." See also Lamentations 2:1-10.
Leviticus 26:14-16,31 " But if ye will not hearken unto Me, and will not do all these commandments; and if ye shall reject My statutes, and if your soul abhor Mine ordinances, so that ye will not do all My commandments, but break My covenant; I also will do this unto you: I will appoint terror over you,.. And I will make your cities a waste, and will bring your sanctuaries unto desolation, and I will not smell the savour of your sweet odours."
1 Kings 9:6-9 " But if you and your children turn away from following Me, and you will not adhere to My commandments and My statutes, which I have placed before you, but go and worship other gods and bow before them. Then I will cut Israel off, from the land which I have given to them, and this house which I have made sacrosanct for My Name will I dismiss from My presence, and Israel shall be for a proverb and a byword among all nations.
And this Temple [which] is exalted, [shall become forlorn] and every passerby shall be astounded and will hiss, and they will say: "Why has the Lord done this to this country and to this Temple?" They will be told, "Because they abandoned the Lord, their God, Who delivered their forefathers out of the Land of Egypt; and took hold of other gods and bowed to them and served them. Therefore, has the Lord brought all this retribution upon them." See also Deut. 29:23-28, II Chr. 7:19-22, Jer. 22:1-9, Ch. 44, Hosea 4:6, 6:6, Amos 2:4-5.
Vespasian and his son Titus came from Rome to conquer the land and destroy Jerusalem and the Second Temple (Daniel 9:26-27). The awful conditions described through verse 49-57 took place during the siege of Jerusalem" (Ramban).
With the destruction of the Second Temple by the Romans in 70AD, began the fourth exile, bearing the yoke of Edom/Rome, from which we now suffer.
The destruction of the yoke of Edom/Rome (4th kingdom/beast, dominated by Esau and Ishmael, represented by Christianity and Islam, Daniel 2:31-35,40-44, Ch. 7) - who now enslaves us in the fourth exile, will come at the same time as the immediate redemption of Israel from the wicked nations.
Ezekiel 34:27 "...and they shall know that I am HaShem, when I have broken the bars of their yoke, and have delivered them out of the hand of those that made bondmen of them." Jer. 31:7-12, Gen. 25:23, Isaiah 49:24-26.
Jeremiah 30 is a prophecy of Messianic times, the War of Gog and Magog and the re-establishment of David's throne: Jeremiah 30:7-8 "Woe! For that day will be momentous, there is nothing like it. It will be a time of trouble for Jacob, but he shall be saved from it. It shall be on that day – the word of Hashem, Master of Legions - that I will break off the yoke (of the conqueror) from your neck and I will tear your straps, and foreigners will no longer enslave them. They will serve Hashem their God and David their king, whom I will establish over them."
Surah 5:19 "
O people of the scripture, our messenger has come to you (Jews, Christians, Muslims), to explain things to you, after a period of time without messengers, lest you say, "We did not receive any preacher or warner." A preacher and warner has now come to you. GOD is Omnipotent."
According to Islam (Surah 3:81-82) this was the messenger of Malachi 3:1-24, Jesus of Nazareth (Luke 17:22-36, & Matthew 24:27). According to Christianity the messenger was John the Baptist. (Matthew 11:10,14; Mark 1:2; Luke 1:76; 7:27; John 1:6,7).
"Assuredly, I (Jesus) say to you, among those born of women there has not risen one greater than John the Baptist;.. And if you are willing to receive it, he is Elijah who is to come (Matthew 11:11-14).
But John the Baptist denies that he is the messenger Elijah or the prophet (John 1:21,
: ”And they asked him, "What then? Are you Elijah?" He said, "I am not." "Are you the Prophet?" And he answered, "No."
According to Judaism and to the original Hebrew scriptures ”the messenger
of the Covenant" is Elijah the prophet, who, like
Pinchas (Numbers 25:11), was zealous for God's Covenant. This
messenger will arrive in the end of days to destroy the wicked in
preparation for the Messianic Era.
Malachi 3:22-24 "
Keep in remembrance the teaching of Moses, My servant-the laws and ordinances which I commanded him in Horeb for all Israel."
Observe the Torah, so that you will be spared on Judgment Day.
"Lo, I will send you Elijah the prophet before the coming of the great and awesome day of the Lord, that he may turn the heart of the fathers back through the children, and the heart of the children back through their fathers-lest I come and smite the earth with utter destruction."
Elijah will draw people's hearts back to God before Judgment Day, to increase the number of people who will survive His Judgment.
Lessons for Humanity from the Weekly Parshah by Rabbi Avraham Greenbaum:
Shabbat NACHAMU, the Shabbat of Comfort Parshat VE-ETCHANAN
Torah for the Nations:
Moses launches into the main body of his final discourses to Israel and the world, which he starts by reviewing the very fundamentals of faith in God and the way we are to serve Him through the practice of His commandments.
Parshas Vaeschanan - Shabbos Nachamu
Yeshaya 40:1 by Rabbi Dovid Siegel: This week's haftorah introduces a special series of haftorah readings related to our final redemption.
Parashat Va'etchanan. A7 Radio's "Torah Tidbits Audio" with Phil Chernofsky