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Does Our History Become Torah Law? (Part 1 of 2)

The Surprising Source Of The Torah's Laws Of Murder

Where do our laws in the Torah really come from? When God says: "Don't do this, do this" – what is the basis? Is it random, arbitrary? Is it an invention of God's mind that we're not meant to understand? Or might Jewish laws have some other rational basis?

Rabbi Fohrman has a revolutionary idea, that many of the Torah's laws given to the Jewish nation were actually based off of the stories of our forefathers and foremothers. In this video, Rabbi Fohrman explores this through the laws of murder given in this week's Torah portion.

To check out the Epilogue, click here.

Rabbi David Fohrman

Founder and Lead Scholar






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