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Last week on The Torah Parshat Yitro ended in the midst of God's revelation at Mount Sinai. This week's parsha begins with a seemingly unrelated tangent regarding civil law and torts. Parshat Mishpatim is loaded with practical laws and laws that are ben adam le chavero ( interpersonal relationships). Read More
In the midst of God's revelation at Mount Sinai, in this week's Parshah a seemingly unrelated tangent regarding civil law and torts is brought up.
Someone wrote a letter to a Rabbi, "Rabbi I studied the Torah and this is spirituality? What fork to use for meat and dairy, how to return a lost object? This is tiny hair splitting minutiae . As I can see you do not have an answer to my question as I have wrote you twice and you have not answered. Read More
Just Do It
In this week's parsha in response to being told the commandments the Jewish people proclaim, "We will do and then we will hear (or understand)". This statement, seems to be backwards. First they should understand then they will be able to carry out the commandments. Read More