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The NISHMA INSIGHT is our popular dvar Torah, distributed almost every week by e-mail, that touches upon an important concept in the Parsha, theme in a holiday or event in contemporary society.

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Friday, July 25, 2014

Insight 5774-39: The Significance of Negligence

For Masei
Not yet available on the Nishma website.


Study Question

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Friday, July 18, 2014

Insight 5774-38: Moshe's Anger

For Mattot
Not yet available on the Nishma website.


Study Question

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Friday, July 11, 2014

Insight 5774-37: Yichus

For Pinchus
Not yet available on the Nishma website.


Study Question

1) Whenever the issue of righteousness becomes connected to genetics, the question of free will and proper judgement immediately also arises. The fact is, though, as expressed in the Insight, some human drives are more prone to righteous behaviour and so are more prone to negative consequences. The result must be a more complex understanding of the realm of good and evil than the cartoon impression of little devils and little angels. This is clearly a matter for further investigation.