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Halacha (Torah law)

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Halacha (Torah law): (lit. “the pathway”); (a) the body of Jewish law; (b) a single law
Whenever they arrest a murderer or deviant, you can be sure that a fleet of trained mouthpieces will portray the perpetrator as a victim of a miserable childhood or genetic predisposition to violence. Is there truth to these assertions?
Question: A good friend of mine loaned me some money from his line of credit, and now needs to pay interest on that amount. Can I pay him for that interest which he himself is paying to the bank, or is it forbidden to pay him more than the amount that he ...
The law of the "Four Guardians" as a model for the duties and priviliges of life
On the mystical significance of the "Hebrew Slave"
Our Sages differentiate between the rational mitzvot (mishpatim) and the supra-rational mitzvot (chukim); a third, intermediate category are the "testimonial" or commemorative mitzvot (eidot). But in essence, says the Rebbe, the most rational mishpat is a...
The monetary laws of the Torah are more than just utilitarian laws that allow for a functioning society. Just as with all other parts of the Torah, the monetary laws contain deep psychological and spiritual truths
For an informed reading of Jeremiah 34:8–22, 33:25–26
The first mitzvah in the portion of Mishpatim is that of freeing slaves.
Used to describe a person or an attitude, NIMBY is an abbreviation for Not In My Back Yard.
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