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Not to Eat from a Treifah (Mitzvah 73)

ואנשי קדש תהיון לי ובשר בשדה טרפה לא תאכלו לכלב תשליכון אתו" - שמות כב:ל"

What is the definition of טריפה (literally "torn")? What makes an animal a treifah?

Why is this commandment which a) is not about civil law and b) not bein Adam lechavero in Parshat Mishpatim?

Why does the Torah prohibit a treifah?

Do we keep the commandments because they are good or because God said so?

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Delivered at the OU Israel Center, March 27th, 2019 (20 Adar II 5779)