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The King’s Torah

The King’s Torah

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz Since I was a young boy, I have loved reading books. I became intimately familiar with every book in my parents’ library, treating each like a dear friend. Each book had its special place on the shelf and the...

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So you wanna be a King?

So you wanna be a King?

When Samuel the prophet, the judge and spiritual leader of all the tribes of Israel, grew old, he appointed his two sons to be judges. Unfortunately they were corrupt, and the elders of Israel feared for the future of the people. Out of...

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The Portion of Shoftim

The Portion of Shoftim

Continuing Moses’s farewell address to the Children of Israel, this week’s portion deals extensively with the legal system the people must establish when they enter the land. From courts to kings and priests to false witnesses and...

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