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Torah Ethics and Kefira

Question: Shalom, There is a Rabbi in the Yeshiva I attend who was asked a question regarding the morals and ethics of the Torah, i.e. enslaving people and how the morals of the Torah are against society and how to cope with that... The Rabbi responded that he has 2 possible answers to the question. (1. We don't care about society's morals, the Torah's morals are all that matter, so it doesn't bother me tha ...

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Slavery in the Torah

Question: Shalom Aleichem, From a comparative standpoint the laws of the Torah regarding slavery (both those explicitly in the Torah sh'bichtav and those in the Torah shebaal peh) are superior to those of the other nations of the day and even those practiced in the United States less than two hundred years ago. Indeed the value placed on freedom in the Torah helped influence the modern world to prohibit the ...

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