On Shabbath morning, when someone hold the Sefer Torah, he starts by saying "Shema Israel". After saying "Shema Israel", he (in some communities) says a verse starting with "Ehad Elo-henou, ...
It doesn't seem like Judaism cares about you being a good person. What it cares about is doing what it says in the Torah. In the Torah it happens to talk about doing things which we perceive as good ...
How should two Sifrei Torah be taken out of the ark since one should not do two mitvot simultaneously? Should one person take them both out and give one to the chazzan and then keep one for himself or ...