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Torah in Ten: Mishpatim

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Torah in Ten: Mishpatim

Topics include: the kabbalistic meaning of “an eye for an eye,” the prohibition against cooking a calf in its mother’s milk as a precaution against spiritual narcissism, and why the Torah describes G‑d as a “consuming fire.”
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Dovid Kiev, Ukraine January 23, 2014

Heart of stone Thank you Rabbi once more for this great insight, I particularly like the message of the week.

The video mentions the danger of narcissism and that one shouldn't have a heart of stone, i.ex. always be able to let Him into one's heart. However, this seems to contradict what we read in earlier Parashot on G-d hardening Pharao's heart. It is He who puts thoughts in our minds, so why would He harden our hearts in times we need to be closer to Him? Reply

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