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Acting With Godliness
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein
Co-founder of LA's Pico Shul
The Torah tells us in Parsha Mishpatim, that we are to "Distance yourself from falsehood." (Ex. 23:7) No other transgression, said Rabbi Simcha Bunim of Przysucha, has this commandment. What it is about falsehood that God is so concerned about us falling into?
They Were Both Right: How Israeli Society Needed Both Sharon and Aloni
Rabbi Edward Bernstein
Rabbi, Temple Torah, Boynton Beach, FL, GreenFaith Fellow
The ongoing project of building a Jewish national homeland in the modern era owes a great debt both to Ariel Sharon and to Shulamit Aloni, and it can trace its roots all the way to this week's Torah portion.
Justice And Faith: A Study Of Human Trafficking In The Torah
Alyssa Gray, J.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Codes and Responsa Literature, Hebrew U...
God's self-revelation in last week's Torah portion is incomplete without a human implementation of that revelation on earth in the form of just societies, as we read about this week.
The Confounding, All-Penetrating And Revolutionary Voice Of God
Arnold M. Eisen
If God had wanted to establish a religion at Sinai, there would have been no need for a kingdom or nation. The Torah aims at far more than collective belief or individual enlightenment.
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