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“By Dovid a psalm, the earth is to Hashem and its fullness, the inhabited land and those who dwell in it.” (Psalms 24:1)

Many have the minhag to say chapter 24 of Tehillim on Rosh HaShanah night, before the completion of davening Ma’ariv. This psalm is a composite of three separate parts:

In Parshas Ki Tavo, we learn a powerful lesson in maintaining a positive perspective, even in challenging times. Rashi, teaches is that the pasuk “Arami oved Avi” (26:5) refers to our Yaakov Avinu’s hardships in Aram before his return to the Promised Land. Rashi suggests that the word “oved” can be translated as “perished” or “was lost,” emphasizing Yaakov Avinu’s vulnerability during those years.

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