Moshe kept writing the words of Torah in a book until it was completed. He gave it to the cohanim, the descendants of Levi, who carried the Ark of the Covenant. He told them to put the book next to the Ark as a testimony to the stubbornness of the people. At the end of every seven years, at the sh’mittah, when Isra’el gathered for Sukkot, he told them to read the words of Torah for all Isra’el to hear. Along with all the foreigners in their cities, they were to hear, learn, and fear Adonai. They were to guard all the words of Torah in order that future generations would learn to fear the Elohim of Isra’el.
The Dead Sea and Salt Pillars – February 9
When we travel, we like to rent apartments through airbnb. We do this because in many ways it’s less expensive than hotels, but we also enjoy being ‘in the culture’ and meeting people. This time we decided to rent a car rather than be completely dependent on public transportation and taxis. From our arrival in…