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.

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