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The catastrophic curses – the Tochacha – are all pinned upon one shortcoming, because you did not serve HKBH with joy/happiness and a glad heart from all the bursting bounty that He provided you. 115 more words
Gentiles in Halacha
An essay by Rabbi David Bar Chaim clarifies Judaism’s arrogant, degrading, and racist attitude toward gentiles.
The Editorial Board
President of the Editorial Board and Founder: Rabbi Moshe Segal OBM… 24,448 more words
I am open about finding certain parts of the Torah difficult to understand and reconcile my own viewpoint with. I accept that the Torah is divine, and overrides any other values- but this week in particular, I find that hard to come to terms with. 360 more words
This week’s parsha, Shoftim, contains a famous phrase: “Justice, justice you shall pursue”. The repetition of the word “justice” is the subject of much discussion among scholars and commentators, and is thought to emphasise the importance of establishing a just legal system. 354 more words