Posts tagged Promises

Ki Teitzei – Torah in Haiku

Promises made

Don’t make promises … Unless ready to keep them … Your word is your bond — Deuteronomy 23:22-24 When you make a pledge to G-d, do not be late in paying it, since G-d will then demand it, and you will have committed a sin. If you refrain from making vows completely, then you will […]

Matot (Tribes)

Wedding in Israel

Numbers 30:2 to 32:42 Torah tells us that a father or husband has control of his daughter or wife and can annul any vows she makes. But with a closer examination we can see how and why this law no longer applies in today’s world.   “Moses spoke to the heads of the Israelite tribes, […]

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