"Shabbat Shalom" – Yitro 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Yitro (Exodus 18:1 – 20:23) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin   Efrat, Israel — “You shall not climb up My altar with steps, so that your nakedness will not be revealed on it.” [Ex. 20:22] In the time when the Torah was given, all religions were intimately connected with sexuality, temple prostitutes, and orgiastic rites. One of …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Yitro 5777

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

Parshat Yitro (Exodus 18:1 – 20:23) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin   Efrat, Israel — “You shall not climb up My altar with steps, so that your nakedness will not be revealed on it.” [Ex. 20:22] In the time when the Torah was given, all religions were intimately connected with sexuality, temple prostitutes, and orgiastic rites. One of …

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