After the adventures of Genesis and the highs of Mt Sinai, portion Mishpatim leads us to lists of detailed, often boring laws. Why is this? Why does the Torah jump from the exciting to the mundane? Life, like some Torah portions, has moments of inspiration and beauty. But life is often boring and Torah portions like Mishpatim teach us how to thrive when life is mundane.
Join Shmuel for some interesting thoughts on this not-so-boring portion!