Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Audio Shiur: Parshat Mishpatim - An Eye for an Eye?

Audio Shiur:
Parshat Beshalach - The God of War

Everyone knows that when the Torah says "An eye for an eye", Chazal reinterpret the verse to refer to monetary compensation. Yet, this only raises a larger question: If the Torah didn't want us to exact vengeance in this manner, why write it this way?

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