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The Torah: Never Changing but Always Refreshing. (RAMBAM 13 Principals of Faith – Principal Nine, Lesson Eight Excerpt; Page 269) The Spiritual identity of the Torah appears, at first glance, to present us with two contradictory themes. On the one hand, we are taught that the Torah is static: “This Torah of Moshe will never be revoked and no other Torah will ever be given by G-d.” But there is also a principal that, spiritually speaking, the Torah is given anew every day. Consequently, when we make the blessing on the giving of the Torah we use the present tense, “Blessed are You, O G-d, who gives the Torah,” to stress that Sinai is an ongoing process. Therefore, Torah demands that we always grow in our personal spirituality, so as to keep apace with the constantly expanding spiritual revelations that are occurring. These two elements to the Torah [...]Read full story »
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