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Parshat Ki Teitzei: Husbands Do Not Own Their Wives
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“If a man takes a wife, is intimate with her and despises her.” ( Devarim 22:13) One of the mitzvot discussed in this week’s parasha is the mitzvah of marriage. The above passage introduces the Torah’s discussion of a man who libels his wife and the penalty for this crime. However, this passage is also […]
Parshat Ki Teitzei: The Sanctity of Marriage
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“When a man takes a woman and has relations with her and hates her…” (Devarim 22:13) One of the themes discussed in our parasha is the sanctity of marriage and intimacy. According to the Torah, marriage is not a casual relationship. It is not to be entered into carelessly. The Torah does allow for divorce. […]
Parshat Ki Teitzei: The Double Portion of the Firstborn
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“When a man will have two wives, one who is beloved and one who is disliked, and the beloved and disliked wife give birth to children for him; and the son of the disliked wife is the first-born” (Devarim 21:15) This pasuk introduces the laws concerning inheritance. The Torah explains that a father’s firstborn son […]
Parshat Shoftim: The Kohen Anointed for War
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“When you go forth to war against your enemy and you see horses and chariots and a nation that is more numerous than yourself, do not fear them. For Hashem your G-d who brought you up from Egypt is with you.” (Devarim 20:1) Before going to war a special Kohen is appointed to accompany the […]