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This Week's Torah Portion

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This Week's Torah Portion

Mishpatim
מִשְׁפָּטִים
[These Are the] Rules

These are the rules that you shall set before them. - Exodus 21:1

Torah

Exodus 21:1−24:18

Haftarah

Jeremiah 34:8-22; 33:25-26

When

/ 27 Shevat 5782

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What's New

Film Review: Breaking Bread

January 25, 2022
It's rare to find a documentary set in the Middle East that isn't mired in politics and discord. Rarer still is one bathed in the kind of optimism and goodwill found in Beth Elise Hawk's new film, Breaking Bread. An inside look at a three-day food festival in Haifa, Israel, pairing Israeli and Muslim Arab chefs, Breaking Bread pursues peace through the power of creating top-notch cuisine.

Going Beyond Roe to Honor its 49th Anniversary

January 24, 2022
Last Saturday, January 22nd, marked the 49th anniversary of the US Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade decision. The Roe decision was revolutionary, as it protected a pregnant person's right to have an abortion, without excessive government restrictions. Now, we face a grim reality that Roe may not reach its 50 th anniversary. This spring, the Court will deliver its decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization, the case that could functionally overturn Roe. If this happens, almost half the states in the US are poised to ban abortion entirely.
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