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The Mitzvah Podcast is an attempt to give a brief survey of the 613 mitzvos in the order in which they appear in the Torah. Please send comments or questions to rabbiwolbe@gmail.com.

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The Mitzvah Podcast is an attempt to give a brief survey of the 613 mitzvos in the order in which they appear in the Torah. Please send comments or questions to rabbiwolbe@gmail.com.

    Theft (#54, 130, 224, 228-9, 522)

    Theft (#54, 130, 224, 228-9, 522)

    The Torah has different laws governing surreptitious theft of money, done in a stealth fashion that the owner is unaware of and brazen, flagrant robbery. What are the differences and why is there that distinction? TORCH Shabbat Light Switch Cover Please visit our website torchweb.org to get your FREE TORCH Shabbat Light Switch Cover. – – – – – […]

    • 38 min
    Damages (#49, 51-53, 55, 56)

    Damages (#49, 51-53, 55, 56)

    Every functioning society must have property rights and justice. People cannot be allowed to damage and injure each other with impunity. In this podcasts we share an overview of the various Torah mitzvos relating to damages, both personal and property. TORCH Shabbat Light Switch Cover Please visit our website torchweb.org to get your FREE TORCH Shabbat Light […]

    • 35 min
    Capital Punishment (#47, 50, 261, 555)

    Capital Punishment (#47, 50, 261, 555)

    The Torah requires that the most severe sinners are executed in a Jewish court of law, provided that the draconian technicalities governing capital punishment are met. What are the four different methods of execution and what are some of the details of capital crime jurisprudence? – – – – – – – – – – […]

    • 35 min
    Marital Rights and Responsibilities (#46)

    Marital Rights and Responsibilities (#46)

    A healthy and harmonious marriage cannot be sustained by love alone. The Torah teaches the responsibilities and obligations of a husband that constitute the framework in which their relationship can flourish. – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Sponsorship: Please consider […]

    • 25 min
    The Female Jewish Slave (#43-45)

    The Female Jewish Slave (#43-45)

    The Torah allows a father to sell his minor daughter as a servant, and the new master can opt to marry her or wed her to his son, but he cannot restrict her from redeeming herself prior to the conclusion of her term and he cannot sell her to someone else. How can we make […]

    • 22 min
    The Jewish Slave (#42, 344-346)

    The Jewish Slave (#42, 344-346)

    The concept of slavery is – for very good reasons – unpalatable to modern sensibilities. Yet the Torah seems to condone slavery, or servitude, to some extent. What is the nature of slavery as outlined in the Torah and what are some of its laws? – – – – – – – – – – […]

    • 39 min

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