Mishpatim – Justice in the End of Time

What is the idea of ‘giving the strength to Hashem?’ What is the contrast between Nevuchadnetzar, king of Babylonia, versus King David, and their approach to honor and power? Why does Hashem give the power of true Justice to the Jewish people, as represented by the mishpatim-laws of our parsha? Why does Hashem ask the Jewish people to wait until the End of Time in order to see the Justice that will be meted out on the world of Edom and those who miscarried Justice on the Jewish people? Why is it that only King David can lead the Birkas Hamozon (Grace after Meals) in the great meal for the righteous in the End of Time? What is the concept of the Cup of Retribution which is used in this Midrash and in the Pesach Seder?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 27:01

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