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Tag Archives: Parshat Shoftim

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Shoftim: Justice, justice, you shall pursue

Posted on August 8, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Rabbi Meir Schweiger discusses parsha Shoftim. Shoftim

Dvar Torah for Shoftim

Posted on August 26, 2012 by Derek Kwait

This week was my last back at my shul Young People’s Synagogue, which last year, raised around $7,000 to send me to Pardes for a year. Yesterday, I delivered this speech to let them know how their investment turned out. So, how have you all been? For those who don’t know, from September through the Continue Reading »

[Pardes From Jerusalem Podcast] Shoftim 5772: Returning from the Front

Posted on August 23, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

This week, Rabbi Michael Hattin discusses Parashat Shoftim. Click here to download. Don’t forget to support the podcast! A matching gift will be made by a donor for all new and increased gifts. Donate online at anytime via Shabbat shalom!

שופטים, shoftim

Posted on September 6, 2011 by Avi Strausberg

in this week’s parshat shoftim, moshe ensures the people that he will not be the last prophet to walk among them and speak the word of God.  rather, God will raise up another prophet to serve as a guide for the people, placing His words in his mouth and acting through him. for forty years, Continue Reading »


Posted on September 1, 2011 by Barer

This week’s parsha, Shoftim, contains the famous passage extolling justice.  “Justice, justice you shall pursue, so that you shall live and inherit the land that Hashem your god has given you.” (16:20, emphasis mine).  While this verse is so often quoted as if it contained only the first five words, it is important to note Continue Reading »