Shoftim: Is This Just A Boring Parsha? (13:12)
If the entire book of Deuteronomy is supposed to be Moshe's rousing speech before the nation enters Israel, how can we understand the mundane text of Parshat Shoftim? Instead of inspiration, we hear law after law of seemingly trivial matters - witnesses, legalities, land boundaries
Series: Aleph Beta: The Parsha Experiment
Immanuel Shalev (39)
Not a Monarchy, Not a Democracy (8:50)
Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin (40)
Faithful Guardians: Understanding the Torah Mandate for Rabbinic Jurisprudence (57:13)
When G-d gave the Torah, he also gave the system to protect laws derived from it from differing opinions. Rabbi Avrohom Bergstein lays out the process of judgment proceeding from the local Rabbi up to the supreme court of the Sanhedrin. He describes how decrees were enacted and what considerations were applied.
Series: Judaism Decoded Lesson 3
Rabbi Avrohom Bergstein (32)
Covenant & Conversation: Parshat Shoftim (10:26)
This video was graciously provided by the Office of the Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks. There are a number of ways to stay connected with the Chief Rabbi: Visit his website – chiefrabbi.org – to subscribe to his mailing list
Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks (99)
Seventy One, a Conversation with Dr. Michael Kigel (25:02)
Listen in on an enlightening conversation between Rabbi Tzvi Freeman and Dr. Michael Kigel to reconfigure your concept of Jewish leadership and "law enforcement". This video has been produced by Kosher Tube.
Dr. Michael Kigel (59)