This study is provided as a part of the teachings of the Torah Portions annul cycle of the study of the first five books of the Bible. This individual Torah Portion is unique. It bridges the last Torah Portion with the first Torah Portion in the book of Genesis, creating an unending circle. This Torah Portion will be said on the feast of Simchat Torah. This is why it is not counted in the 54 Torah portions.
Torah Portion #1 of 2: The Book of Deuteronomy - Vezot ha’Bracha
Means, “And this is the Blessing”, Deuteronomy 33:1 – 34:1
HafTorah: Joshua 1:1-18 (A); Joshua 1:1-9 (S)
Brit Hadashah: Matthew 17:1-9; Mark 9:2-10; Luke 9:28-36; Jude 3-4
Deuteronomy 33:1-19 - The Blessing of Moses
Deuteronomy 23:1-12 - The Death of Moses