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Parshah Halachah


Shatnez: A Mixture of Wool and Linen
The reason for this prohibition is not clear. As the verse says: “You shall observe My statutes . . .” This means that this mitzvah is a “chok”—a divine statute that defies (full) comprehension.
The Obligation to Pay Workers on Time
The Torah recognizes that often a worker is in urgent need of his wages; he needs to feed himself and/or his family. To postpone paying him may cause him distress and, in some cases, death. In addition, by keeping this mitzvah we train ourselves to be compassionate and kind...