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Justice and the Land: A Torah Thought for Parashat Shoftim by Moshe Feiglin

“Judges and police you shall put in all your gates that G-d, your G-d gives you.” (From this week’s Torah portion, Shoftim, Deuteronomy 16:18)
“Justice, justice you shall pursue so that you may live and you will inherit the Land that […]

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Success is a Gift of G-d: A Torah Thought for Parashat Ekev By Michael Fuah

“Because G-d, your G-d is bringing you to a good Land. And you shall eat and you shall be satiated and you shall bless G-d, your G-d for the good Land that He has given you.” (From this week’s Torah […]

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The Nation of Israel and the Land of Israel: Inseparable By Moshe Feiglin

And you shall inherit the Land, and dwell in it; for to you have I given the Land to possess it. And you shall inherit the land by lot according to your families, to the more you shall give the […]

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How’s Your Donkey Vision? A Torah Thought for Parshat Balak by Moshe Feiglin

“And the donkey saw the angel of G-d” (from this week’s Torah portion, Balak, Numbers 28:25)
Sometimes even a donkey clearly sees what smart people can’t. It is no surprise. Human intelligence is always accompanied by human fault. Moreover, true wisdom […]

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Separate and Sanctified: A Torah Thought for Parashat Kedoshim by Moshe Feiglin

Speak to the entire Congregation of the Children of Israel and say to them, ‘You shall be holy for I, Hashem your G-d, am holy. A person must fear his mother and father and keep My Sabbaths, I am […]

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Sanctity of Time from the Temple Mount: A Torah Thought for Parashat Hachodesh by Moshe Feiglin

Illustration courtesy of The Temple Institute  
Beside the regular Torah reading this Shabbat, we also have a special reading : Parashat Hachodesh, always read in proximity to the beginning of the month of Nissan, tells of G-d’s directive to Moses to […]

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The ‘Rule of Law’ Gang in Ancient Persia: A Torah Thought for Purim by Moshe Feiglin

When Sharon introduced his “Disengagement” idea, it seemed like nothing more than a preposterous dream. Nobody understood what the State of Israel would gain from perpetrating this horrible crime against thousands of Israeli citizens. Nobody deceived themselves into thinking that […]

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Why the Extremes? A Torah Thought for Parashat Ki Tisah by Moshe Feiglin

It is hard to think of a Torah portion more frenetic than our current portion, Ki Tisah. From the loftiest heights to the deepest low. From the Holy Temple and its holy vessels – the purpose of creation; from the […]

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Connecting to Eternity: A Torah Though for Parashat Terumah by Moshe Feiglin

And they will make me a sanctuary and I will dwell in their midst. (From this week’s Torah portion, Terumah, Exodus 25:8)
Last week’s Torah portion, Mishpatim, deals mostly with “regular” laws. The French also know that a son must not […]

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Modern Day Slavery: A Torah Thought for Parshat Mishpatim by Moshe Feiglin

And these are the ordinances that you shall set before them. If you buy a Hebrew servant, he shall work for six years and on the seventh, he shall go free for nothing. (From this week’s Torah portion, Mishpatim, Exodus […]

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