Yitro: Following the Rules

Mikhal Weiner
5 min readJan 24, 2022

This week’s Torah portion contains what is probably the most well-known set of rules out there: The ten commandments. Even if you’ve never read any biblical text, it’s pretty likely that you’ve at least heard of these ten rules. Each one is, according to traditional belief, literally set in stone. Together, they’re considered by many to be the basic blueprint for an ethical life.

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Mikhal Weiner

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