Shabbat Parashat Mishpatim | 5770
Mishpatim | 29 Shevat 5770 | 2/13/2010
On the occasion of the parasha that spells out a large part of the laws of Jewish courts, we want to urge our readership to appreciate and frequent, when adjudication is necessary, batei din (rabbinical courts), such as the network we operate, Eretz Hemdah / Gazit.
What does halacha have to say about full body scans that are being implemented in airports for security checks?
Rav Yehuda said: How do we know that the blessings on food after one eats are from the Torah? For it says: “You shall eat and be satiated, and bless …” (Devarim 8:10). How do we know that the blessing on Torah study before one studies is from the Torah? For it says: “When I will call out the name of Hashem, give greatness to our Lord” (ibid. 32:3).
We saw that a doctor who damages is more likely to be exempt than those involved in parallel cases of damages, if he was authorized to serve as one. This is so that people will not be discouraged from entering the field.
This week B"H the learners of the Daf Hayomi will finish Masechet Baba Batra. The last few pages deal with the laws of a guarantor. From the Gemara, it appears that there are three types of guarantors: 1. Arev (regular guarantor) 2. Kablan 3. Kablan who handles the transaction
Hemdat Yamim is dedicated to the memory of
This week’s Hemdat Yamim is dedicated in loving memory of
A weekly divrei Torah leaflet: A Glimpse at the Parasha, Ask the Rabbi, From the writings of Harav Avraham Yitzchak Hakohen Kook, zt”l, Pninat Mishpat (Jewish Monetary Law).