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Torah Talk for Parashat Shoftim

August 14, 2018 by Sharon Freundel (Community)

In this parasha, Moshe reviews the justice system for the Bnei Yisrael, talks about the limits future kings should have on their possessions, and explains that the Kohanim [priests] and Levi’im [Levites] should not be paid and should survive on donations from the people. Finally, Moshe explains the laws of warfare.

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