Jonathan Sacks: The parsha of Shoftim is the classic source of the three types of leadership in Judaism, called by the sages the “three crowns”: of priesthood, kingship and Torah. This is the first statement in history of the principle, set out in the eighteenth century by Montesquieu in L’Esprit des Lois, and later made fundamental to the American constitution, of “the separation of powers.”
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Steve Kramer Following the ceasefire, Hamas leaders and thousands of supporters celebrated after declaring victory over Israel. photo: cir.ca On August 19 Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu said, “In the stormy Middle East, one needs a combination of strength and patience. The IDF has considerable strength and the Eternal People has proven that it does not fear a long road. It could yet take time and one must be patient and determined. The combination of persistence and strength will assist us in achieving the goal of this operation — quiet and security for all Israelis.”