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  • The Triangle Waist Factory fire and the laws of holiness

    March 24, 2011 | 3:46 pm

    This week, in Parashah Shmini, we learn the laws of Kashrut.  We often think of Kashrut as a hoq, a mysterious commandment that we follow only because our Torah says that God wants us to.  But Kashrut is also a mishpat, a commandment informed by values and virtues that we can...