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HOW SACRED IS HUMAN LIFE? – Shoftim, Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

HOW SACRED IS HUMAN LIFE? – Shoftim, Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 by Rabbi Baruch Cohon Appropriately named Shoftim – Judges, this week’s reading deals with principles and practices Moses teaches us about what is justice and how to enforce it. … Continue reading

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JUSTICE, JUSTICE – Shoftim – Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

JUSTICE, JUSTICE – Shoftim – Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week we will read about the community structure Moses outlines for his people to establish in the Promised Land. He starts with law courts and … Continue reading

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JUSTICE, JUSTICE – Shoftim – Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

JUSTICE, JUSTICE – Shoftim – Deut. 16:18 – 21:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon This week we will read about the community structure Moses outlines for his people to establish in the Promised Land. He starts with law courts and … Continue reading

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PURGING EVIL – Shoftim – Deut.16:18-21:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon

PURGING EVIL – Shoftim – Deut.16:18-21:9 – by Rabbi Baruch Cohon               Justice is Moses’ theme in this section, setting out rules and methods to achieve that goal.  Courts, magistrates, officers – all the nation’s public administrators have a basic duty to see that … Continue reading

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