Posts tagged Covenant Code

Mishpatim – The Torah in Haiku

G-d makes an offer … The people do not refuse … Covenant is sealed —————- Exodus 24:7-8 Then [Moses] took the record of the covenant and read it aloud to the people. And they said, “All that the Eternal has spoken we will faithfully do.” Moses took the blood [from the offerings] and dashed it […]

Mishpatim (Rules or Ordinances)

Mishpatim (Rules or Ordinances)

Mishpatim – Exodus 21:1 to 24:18 The text from this week is often called the “Covenant Code.” Its ordinances form the covenant between the Israelites and God creating a holy people. This week we explore what constitutes being “holy.” In the last verses of last week’s parsha God told Moses how the Israelites should worship […]

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