Mishpatim: Sharing Sacred Moments

When I opened up this week’s Torah portion to see what the text had in store for me, my first thought was that I really shouldn’t have written about rules last week. This week is basically all laws and more laws, with a light sprinkling of punishment and consequences to keep things interesting. As I learned from Rabbi Sandra Lawson, the portion includes a hefty 53 new commandments. That’s way more than ten, for anyone who’s…

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