7 years ago • Sep 17, 2016

How Far Must I Go?

Rabbi Sharon Brous

Shabbat Ki Teitzei Sermon. Rabbi Sharon Brous

As the Israelites prepare to build their own sovereign society, they are warned by Moses that if they see their brother’s animal lost or suffering under a burden, they must not remain indifferent. Powerful way to build a sense of shared responsibility, until you remember that in Exodus we were commanded not only to go out of our way for our brothers, but even for our enemies. What happened?