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Paul Magy’s “Shabbat Torah Study in the D” — Parshat Emor 5772–Ruth Bergman–Understanding Justice the Jewish Way

The God of the Jews is a cruel and vindictive God they say. The “eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth”  lex talionus phrase appears  in this week’s Torah portion.  Cut off the hand of the thief. A life … Continue reading

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