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Posted: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 8:16 am

Parshah Nitzavim-Vayelech, Deuteronomy 29:9–31:30

When I had the blessed opportunity to teach overseas in underdeveloped nations, one heartbreaking phenomenon I encountered was the amount of empty classrooms. Many students never attend or are pulled from school by their families due to intense economic or social pressures. In this week’s double Torah portion —

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