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The Cost of Lending at Interest This week's Torah reading includes the prohibition against giving or taking interest.Both the lender and the borrower are liable, as reflected in Devarim 23:20. See Shulchan Aruch HaRav, Hilchos Ribis. The passage concludes...
כי תבואו אל הארץ אשר אני נותן לכם ושבתה הארץ שבת לה' שש שנים
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on the kids being freed
In ancient times, a destitute man could sell himself as a slave. Are his children enslaved with him? A fascinating insight with a powerful lesson about our difficult Jewish history.
An interesting look at how various laws concerning the Sabbatical and Jubilee years affect economics.
Our entire existence is on loan from G-d. The question is, can we make the divine loan into a divine investment?
Exploring Rashi’s commentary on why the Torah links Shemitah to Sinai
Rashi maps out when the different elements of Judaism were originally taught and the Rebbe derives from it a fascinating insight into how we practice Judaism.
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Do we work merely to acquire more, consume more, vacation more—and then once again begin the cycle anew? Or is there a more meaningful, underlying goal to our lives?
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