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Parshah: Nitzavim-Vayelech

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This short, 70-verse reading includes some of the most fundamental principles of the Jewish faith: The diverse unity of Israel, the practicality of Torah, the future redemption, freedom of choice... Also: The last day of Moses' life, the Torah is put in writing, the power of community, a disheartening prediction and an encouraging promise
 
A common misconception is that teshuvah ("repentance") is simply an antidote to sin, and thus applies only to sinners and lowly people. In truth, teshuvah is the soul's return to and restoration of its original purity, and applies to every soul that has descended into the human state.
— Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi
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And the heavenly beasts rush and return, like the flash of lightning
  — Ezekiel 1:14