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  • Being Our Own Gatekeepers

    By Rabbi Dan Shevitz

    August 16, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    "Judges and officers shall you place at all your gates."

    Thus begins our parsha, which is one of the richest in rulings, teachings and commandments, and which is therefore concerned about enforcement. Rashi teaches us the difference between the two functionaries: Judges decide...