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Weekly Newsletter Volume 2, Issue 18

September 3, 2022; Elul 7, 5782

Parsha In this week’s Parsha, we find that Hashem commanded Moshe to appoint judges and officers. The verse in Devarim 16:16 states: “You shall appoint judges and officers in all your gates [settlements] that Hashem your G-d is giving you, Lishvatecha - for your tribes, and they shall govern the people with due justice.”

The word “Lishvatecha” – for your tribes – seems to be misplaced. The Pasuk would read more smoothly and would appear more grammatically correct if the word had appeared right after the word “officers” earlier in the Pasuk...


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