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Parshat Yitro - The Challenge of Lo Tachmod

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Feb 8, 2012
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Venue: Yad Binyamin, Israel Yad Binyamin, Israel

Parsha:
Yitro 

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The recent commercial frenzy surrounding the Super Bowl (an annual event) highlighted the degree to which Western society is obsessed with wanting things. This seems, at face value, to directly contradict the prohibition against "coveting" the possessions of others. What does Lo Tachmod mean? What's prohibited? And how are we supposed to follow this commandment in the stuff-hoarding society in which we live?

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