Welcome to the Rules of War. In this parsha, Moshe lays out how the Israelites can fight a kosher war, including regulations of captive women that were the most generous in the ancient world at that time. In fact the rights of women in a variety of situations are guaranteed and protected in family and in the courts of law showing the high price of messing with an Israelite lady’s reputation. Find out how the Torah equates rape with murder and how a women sexually assaulted gets her virginity back as a matter of Torah law. There are many surprises here and we also close with a brand new teaching on the Eternal Torah Calendar and the “scrolls of time”. Enjoy!