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Parashat Shof'tim (August 26, 2017)
by Bettijane Eisenpreis

“JUSTICE, JUSTICE SHALL YOU PURSUE,” God says to Moses in Parashat Shof’tim. Commentators have pointed out that the repetition of the word “justice” is intended to emphasize the importance of justice in the establishment of the Israelites’ new society. Also, the people are commanded to “pursue” justice, not to establish it. Perfect justice never will exist in this world, but that is not to say that people can ever stop aiming for it.

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This is so important, Bettijane. Terrific commentary.

Nehmer.Sherry - August 29th


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