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Parashat Matot Pledges Made and Broken

It is in the nature of vows that they are created at extreme moments in aperson’s life, and that their goal is to preserve a unique emotional experience.

Parashat Matot (Numbers 30:2 – 32:42) opens with the laws governing vows: “When a man voweth a vow unto the Lord, or...