Mishpatim (Rachel Hayward)

Feb. 6, 2016 by Rachel Hayward This week’s parasha Mishpatim, which means laws or ordinances, outlines tort and civil law for the Jewish people. The parasha follows the giving of the ten commandments, and the establishment of a judicial system by Moshe’s father in-law Yitro. It provides details on how to implement the 10 commandments