compassion
Following in God’s Footsteps

Following in God’s Footsteps

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz Kids ask the craziest questions but sometimes they make you think. This is generally what happens when my youngest son learns Torah. He asked me this morning, “What size shoes does God wear?” I took a deep breath...

read more
It’s Never Wrong To Do the Right Thing

It’s Never Wrong To Do the Right Thing

There are few commandments in the Torah that seem as violent and as ruthless as the rules that are set out for dealing with a city that has been led astray (Ir Hanidachat). In this situation, the majority of the people in a specific city...

read more
The Obligation to Pay Wages On Time

The Obligation to Pay Wages On Time

Among the many mitzvot (commandments) listed in the Torah portion of Kedoshim (Leviticus 19:1-20:27) is an incongruous commandment telling the Jews to pay wages on time: The wages of a laborer shall not remain with you until morning....

read more