Parshas Yisro — Spiritual Balance

The first five Commandments, comprised by the first of the two tablets, describe mitzvos bein adam l’Makom — commandments between man and G-d. The second five, comprised by the second tablet, describe mitzvos bein adam l’chaveiro — commandments between man and his fellow.

These two lists are not independent but profoundly interrelated. I explain it here in the context of Pirkei Avos.

  1. Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: