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Commandments Bring Duties — Love May Follow

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/family/article/commandments_bring_duties_love_may_follow_20090304

Three times the Torah commands us to love: “Love your neighbor as yourself” (Leviticus 18:19), “You shall love the stranger” (Deuteronomy 10:19) and “You shall love the Lord your God” (Deuteronomy 6:5). Nowhere are we commanded to love our parents, our siblings, our children or even our spouse.

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