1. The song of Haazinu encourages us to ask our elders about the past. Does the Torah expect that we strive to re-create the days of old, or to look forward to a brighter future? How do we balance fidelity to tradition with the human imperative for growth and improvement?

  2. Towards the end of the song of Haazinu, God utters an oath of vengeance against His enemies. Under what conditions, if any, is vengeance justified for people?

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