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  • Mishpatim: Coming back to Shul – for what reason?

    The Chief Rabbi’s D’var Torah for Parshat Mishpatim. Transcript: Should we come to see or to be seen? In Parshat Mishpatim the Torah presents us with the mitzvah of the
  • D’var Torah: Mishpatim

    The Torah on honesty in financial matters.  A social worker in Jerusalem told me about a teenage boy who was caught stealing milk at a store. He was hauled before
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Mishpatim

    This week the Chief Rabbi asks what it is that makes a person religious. How can you tell if a person is truly religious? A number of our Parshiot commence
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Mishpatim

    In this week’s D’var Torah, the Chief Rabbi explains how Jewish tradition teaches, “I give, therefore I am.” An entire Shabbat devoted to the mitzvah of tzedakah; that’s Shabbat Shakalim,
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Mishpatim

    In his D’var Torah this week, the Chief Rabbi teaches us that we shouldn’t just be concerned with our immediate surroundings – it is our duty to be mindful of
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Mishpatim

    In his D’var Torah for Mishpatim, the Chief Rabbi ponders the naming of the Shulchan Aruch, identifying the symbolic link between a laid table and Jewish Law to point to
  • D’var Torah: Parashat Kedoshim

    In his D’var Torah for this week the Chief Rabbi focuses on two Chukim (decrees from God without a logical basis) that pertain to the crossbreeding of seeds and the