By this vein, when encountering a person in distress, need or trouble we should not say to him that God will help him out, but should do so ourselves practically and meaningfully, thus allowing God to work in this way through us. Yossi Feintuch One would think that in God’s laws the commandment to love Him should precede all other obligations that require love for others. But as seen in this week’s Torah portion, that is not so. Loving human beings as individuals comes way before loving God.

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Heather Adams

Heather Adams

Heather Adams is a junior at MU. She is majoring in convergence journalism and religious studies. She's been reporting for Columbia Faith & Values as an intern since the site was launched, and she served as an intern in summer 2013. Now, she volunteers as a reporter and also helps with site marketing and community engagement.

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