Tag: Mishpatim

Mishpatim- On Parents and Children

Mishpatim, Exodus 21:1-24:18 Immediately after my daughter delivered a healthy and beautiful baby girl, I was privileged to enter the recovery room, where the newborn lay snuggled on her chest, covered by a thin sheet. As we pulled back the sheet to get a closer look, the baby startled. My daughter looked down at her …

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Mishpatim- Decisions and Consequences by Jessie Rubenstein

This week’s parsha, ​Mishpatim​, is full of various and sundry laws, thus giving the parsha its name. ​Mishpatim​ occurs at an interesting time in our people’s history. We are a free people, having escaped from slavery 15 chapters ago. We are in the desert, at the foot of Mount Sinai. We have been given the …

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