Parashat Nitzavim / As the Day Wanes

The approach expressed in Esdras is also the one advocated by Rabbi Eliezer, who sees the Ten Tribes’ exile as a cyclical event that will soon end, just as the night always ends with daybreak.

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In this week’s Torah reading, Parashat Nitzavim (Deuteronomy 29:9-30:20), Moses enumerates the curses that will befall those who stubbornly refuse to obey the terms of the covenant between God and Israel.