Mishpatim – Partners in Reality

What is the significance of the angel that guides the Jewish people into Israel? Why does Hashem hint to the future sin of the Jewish people at the very time that they are coming into their relationship with Hashem? Why does this angel (Michael) act in a mode of strict justice if it usually corresponds to the attribute of Mercy? What does Rashi mean when he says that just as the previous parsha was from Sinai, so too our parsha? Why was the Sanhedrin placed next to the Temple? Why was it important to explain the deeper meanings of the commandments to the Jewish people?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

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