Mishpatim

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Mishpatim (Exodus 21:1 – 24:18) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “If your brother becomes destitute and is then sold to you, you shall not make him work like a slave” (Leviticus 25:39) If indeed Judaism gave the world the idea and ideal of freedom – “I am the Lord thy …

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Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Mishpatim (Exodus 21:1- 24:18) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “These are the statutes which you must place before them.” (Exodus 21:1) If two religiously observant Jews are engaged in a disagreement which has financial ramifications, are they permitted to go to a secular court to arbitrate their dispute or must …

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Parshat Mishpatim (Exodus 21:1-24:18) Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel — “And he took the Book of the Covenant, and read it into the ears of the nation, and they said, ‘Everything that the Lord has spoken we shall do and we shall understand” [Ex. 23:7]. At Sinai, the Jewish nation entered into its second covenant with God, …

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Parshat Mishpatim (Exodus 21:1-24:18)  Rabbi David Stav  It is curious that our weekly Torah portion, Parshat Mishpatim, which provides the basic tenets of our judicial system – laws concerning servants; murderers and other criminals; specific penalties assigned to every kind of criminal act; properly applied rules of evidence, reaching verdicts according to majority rule, and more; …

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Moriya Dayan

  דרוש דיין ירא אלוקים ונגיש לעם בפרשתנו מודגשת חובתו של הדיין להכיר כי מקור המשפט הוא מה´ ולהיות ירא אלוהים, ובו בזמן לשים את המשפטים לפני העם כשולחן ערוך ונגיש. על משפט, מקורו, מטרתו והנגשתו. טו”ר ועו”ד מוריה דיין מדור פרשת השבוע של אתר כיפה, כ”ז שבט תשע”ז, 23/02/2017 הפרשה פותחת בפסוק בן חמש …

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Parshat Mishpatim (Exodus 21:1 – 24:18) Rabbi David Stav  After being exposed to the ideals embodied by the Ten Commandments, which would later serve as the fundamental values shared by people around the world, the Torah takes us back down to reality in our portion, Mishpatim, and begins to list the ways we can apply those values in …

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Parshat Mishpatim (Exodus 21:1 – 24:18) Rabbi David Stav  After being exposed to the ideals embodied by the Ten Commandments, which would later serve as the fundamental values shared by people around the world, the Torah takes us back down to reality in our portion, Mishpatim, and begins to list the ways we can apply those values in …

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