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The Attribute of Compassion

In this week’s Torah portion we learn about the commandment of Shiluach HaKein [sending away a mother bird]. This obscured commandment is placed in the middle of various commandments that seem to have some type of separate classification within the Torah. For instance there is the prohibition of cross-dressing, there is the prohibition of not wearing wool and linen together, there is the command of helping your fellowman if you witness damage happening to his property, etc.

How are these commandments related and how is the command of Shiluach HaKein based upon command bein adam lechavero [commands between man and man] when it appears to be talking about animals?

Join Rav Yehezqel of Kehilat Melech Yisrael in Toronto, Ontario as he explains how the command of Shiluach HaKein is based upon The Attribute of Compassion.