Fittingly, a Torah portion called “Mishpatim,” which means laws in Hebrew, contains many of the Bible’s commandments, including the prohibition against bribery…in all of its forms! By: Rabbi Ari Enkin, Rabbinic Director, United with Israel This week’s Torah portion is Mishpatim (Exodus 21:1-24:18) and it is packed with over 50 of the Torah’s 613 commandments.... Read more »
New Years may be over, but did you know that there is another New Year holiday being celebrated this month? The Holiday of Tu B’shvat takes place on the 15th day of the Hebrew month Shevat, January 26 this year (falls on Shabbat), and marks the New Year for Trees. That’s right, trees.