בס"ד
Jul 25 2014, Tammuz 27, 5774
Torah reading: Masei

KABBALAH & CHASSIDUS

INSPIRATION

JEWISH PRACTICE

ASK THE RABBI

Therefore, each person needs to regard himself throughout the year as if he is half meritorious and half guilty, and that the whole world is half meritorious and half guilty. If he commits a single sin, he tips the scales for himself and for the whole world toward guilt, thus causing destruction; if he fulfills one mitzvah, he tips the scales for himself and for the whole world toward merit, thus causing salvation and rescue to himself and to the world.

JEWISH PERSPECTIVES & VALUES

How Torah Law is Different from Civil Law

law book and gavel

Comparisons by legal scholars are often drawn between Torah law and its civil counterparts. This essay creates a paradigm shift in the way Torah law is often understood, and clarifies the differences between it and secular civil law. Read more

WEEKLY PARSHAH

JEWISH HOLIDAYS