The Family Drama Hiding In The Laws

How Can The Laws Of Mishpatim Help Correct Past Mistakes?

Ami Silver
Ami Silver


After the riveting stories of the Exodus and the revelation at Mount Sinai, parshat Mishpatim hits us like a ton of bricks. It's got law after law about nitty gritty things like property damages and personal injuries. It's hard to relate to these dry, legal lists when they're put side by side with the Torah's most epic and memorable stories.

But what if the laws aren't merely what they appear to be? What if these laws have something to tell us, a secret about one of the Torah's most familiar stories? Join Ami as he explores the stories hiding within these laws.

To check out the Epilogue, click here, and read Ami's deeper discussion in his blog: Stories Become Laws, But Why Now?