Torah Reflection

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The Bible is a centerpiece in my life. It is through this central piece that I regulate myself. If I want to learn about my ancestors where do I turn? The Bible. Always trying to make valuable choices where do I turn? The Bible. If I am seeking holy guidance, where do I turn? The Bible. The Bible was written by, God (a divine being). We as humans turn (Tshev) to this holy document to praise, to guide, to be guided, to govern, to be governed, to understand our past and our future, and to understand God. The Bible’s emphasis on the creation of the Jewish peoplehood is the venue through which I connect to my own holiness and to God. The sense of Jewish unity that I feel while studying from the Bible enables me to turn to the Torah in times of need, or when I need to understand Jewish law, Jewish history, or my own connection to the faith.

The Jewish Nation’s own connections to God display themselves in many forms. The Torah is something I rely on when seeking a deep connection with G-d, and somewhere I turn to when expanding my knowledge on Jewish history. When studying Torah and reading words such as, “G-d breathed into you the breath of
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The authorship of the Torah affects the way in which I study because if I didn’t believe in the Torah, my hours studying would be timely and meaningless. Because I believe in the divinity of the Torah I read it with respect, with meaning and make sure I understand what it says. The reason I do this is because I trust and strongly believe that every word in the Torah is holy and I must make sure I understand it all, otherwise I will not thoroughly understand the history of the Jewish people. The Torah is and will always remain a centerpiece in my life as that I utilize its divinity to practice my own

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