Here is a brief commentary on the Parasha by Baruch:
Parashat D’varim (Words) Deuteronomy 1:1-3:22
Haftarah: Isaiah 1:1-27
This Shabbat we finish the third of the three special prophetic readings. This final portion is always read prior to Tisha B’Av.
In this week’s Torah reading, the book of Deuteronomy opens with the following few verses,
“These are the words which Moses spoke to all Israel on the other side of the Jordan in the wilderness, in the Aravah, before the (Sea of) Reeds, between Paran, and Tophel, and Lavan, and Chatzerot, and Di-Zahav. Eleven days from Chorev, by way of Mt. Seir, unto Kadesh-Barnea. And it came about in the fortieth year, in the eleventh month, in the first day of the month, Moses spoke to the Children of Israel, according to all which HaShem commanded him unto them.” Deuteronomy 1:1-3
The book of Deuteronomy deals with…