Torah Portion #48 Shof’tim (Deuteronomy 16:18-21:9)

In this Torah Portion we read about justice for the people and laws for ruling the nations. The Judgest and officers are commanded that they must judge with righteous judgement.

We also learn about the guidelines for a king concerning Torah. Other topics cover gifts for priests and Levites, a call to holy living, true and false prophets, cities of refuge, concern for justice, regulations concerning war and cleansing for unsolved murder.