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Mishpatim

Creating Civilization
What is the purpose of the commandments? One explanation in the teachings of the Sages is: to refine people. The Commandments of the Torah are intended to have a civilizing effect on the Jewish people.
The Divine Loan
The intimate Jewish relationship with G‑d is expressed in the idea that G‑d Himself keeps the laws of the Torah. This teaching helps a person understand how closely we are connected with the Divine...