He added, “This is the whole of the Torah, and the rest is commentary; go learn it.”
Every week, on the Sabbath, Jews around the world read a portion of the Torah.
The Torah explicitly states, “There should be on law for the Israelite (ezrakh) and the stranger that dwells among you.”
This Torah portion is often used to falsely justify exclusive Jewish ownership of, and Israeli military presence in, Hebron.
All of their songs, they say, are inspired by Torah and Hasidic philosophy, even the ones that sound a bit salacious.
Evidently the greatest care would be needed in the interpretation of the Torah, to draw from it the right conclusion.
She was pleased that I was sitting with nice children, and learning the "Torah."
One after another, seven men were called to the Torah, and their actions and prayers were a repetition of those of the parnas.
He accepted the Torah as the guide of his own life and of that of his nation.
The device was necessary to secure the allegiance of the people to the Torah.
"the Pentateuch," 1570s, from Hebrew torah, literally "instruction, law," verbal noun from horah "he taught, showed."
The law on which Judaism is founded (torah is Hebrew for “law”). This law is contained in the first five books of the Bible (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, and Deuteronomy). Torah can also refer to the entire body of Jewish law and wisdom, including what is contained in oral tradition.