Moses ascends the mountain, views the land of Israel, and then dies. The text says he is buried, but does not clearly specify who actually buries him.
Doubt fills us with uncertainty, anxiety, frustration, and holds us back from important work. But it also has its place in a life of integrity.
God protects us like the ishon of God’s eye. Most commentators understand ishon to mean pupil. But Rashbam suggests it means eyelid instead.
It is time to aspire to change for the better. It is time for us to be reborn along with this new year. It is time to ask for help.
Moses talks about the poem he will be reciting to the Israelites – prompting Rashbam to share his thoughts on what exactly makes something poetry.