The fifth and final book of the Torah or Pentateuch is Deuteronomy. The name means “second law” or “copy of the law” and comes from the Greek δευτερονόμιον, which appears in Deuteronomy 17:18 of the LXX. That said, this text doesn’t appear to be the source of naming the book. The book is a retelling of the Law for the new generation who would enter the promised land. In Hebrew the book is called eleh ha-devarim, “These are the words” (1:1).Continue reading
Our assemblies have resumed at the Lion’s Hall (935 Sydenham Road). Our seating is set up to allow for physical distancing and masks are available for those who are visiting with. We are able to receive visitors and still remain within the 30% capacity restriction of the Ontario government.