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Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 7th Aliyah

This week’s parashah, Mishpatim, details many of the laws put forth to the Jewish people. This is followed by the famous declaration by the people, “Naaseh v’nishma,” they will “do and hear” all of...

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 6th Aliyah

The Torah implores us to serve G-d and describes the blessings of food, water, and health that we will receive: “And you shall worship the Lord, your G-d, and He will bless your food and your drink,...

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 5th Aliyah

Among the laws detailed in the parashah, we are told: “Six days shall you accomplish your activities, and on the seventh day you shall desist so that your ox and donkey may be content, and your...

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 4th Aliyah

Among the many laws detailed in Mishpatim is the law not to accept a false report (23:1). Why does the Torah need to give us these explicit prohibitions? Aren’t these rules rather obvious? Oznayim...

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 3rd Aliyah

Among the laws discussed in Mishpatim is the mandate not to oppress a widow or an orphan (22:21). The Torah continues that if a person oppresses them, G-d’s wrath will be kindled, G-d will kill the...

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 2nd Aliyah

Our parashah mentions the methodology used to apply justice for several varieties of damages: “An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a hand for a hand, a foot for a foot” (21:24). The Gemara and...

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 7th Aliyah

Dvar Torah for Mishpatim 1st Aliyah

Parashas Mishpatim lists many of the laws that govern Jewish living and also contains hidden treasures. One example can be found when the Torah describes the punishment for killing another person:...