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The Servant

Parsha Mishpatim

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The Servant: Parsha Mishpatim

The very first law the Torah records after the account of the giving of the Torah is the law of the Jewish bondsman. This is most puzzling for a number of reasons including the fact that the Torah discourages the ‘acquisition’ of servants, and in fact historically it was an unusual occurrence. Why then would this subject be the Torah’s first choice? This talk offers a compelling answer, relevant to all. (Likutei Sichos vol.16)
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Hebrew Servant, Mishpatim, Slavery

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Tovah Not Montreal February 3, 2016

That was very helpful, it cleared up the parsha for me (I had a lot of trouble understanding it). Thank you Rabbi New! Reply

This class analyzes an aspect of the weekly Torah portion or upcoming holiday. While providing a basic understanding of the subject matter, the lesson delves into its deeper and more complex dimensions with emphasis on the spiritual relevance to our daily lives. Inspiration for both the novice and advanced student.
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