Ki Tetze (when you go) out to war

Seventy-four of the Torah’s 613 commandments are in this lesson. These include the laws of war captives, the inheritance rights of the firstborn, the wayward and rebellious son, burial of the dead, returning a lost object, protection of animal species, keeping your property safe from possible accidents, and the various forms of forbidden plant and animal hybrids. Deuteronomy 21:15 If a …

SHOFTIM

Deuteronomy 16:18 Appoint judges and officers for all your gates in your cities, which יהוה your Elohim gives you, tribe by tribe: and they will judge את־ the people with righteous judgment.         C-MATS Question: What kind of judges must be appointed? The mere appointment of persons to staff the courts is not sufficient; they must be qualified and righteous, so …