Bechukotai: Planet Erewhon

“If you follow My laws and faithfully observe My commandments… the earth shall yield its produce and the trees of the field their fruit. …If you do not obey Me… I will break your proud glory. I will make your skies like iron and your earth like copper. …Your land shall not yield its produce….” […]

Bechukotai by Rabbi David Hartley Mark

Bechukotai (בחקתי) Torah: Leviticus 26:3 – 27:34 Haftarah: Jeremiah 16:19 – 17:14 “If you will walk according to My laws….” (Lev. 26:3) Torah study is one of the most important mitzvot, commandments, for Jews to pursue in their lives. In explaining the above quotation which begins our Torah portion, Rashi (1040-1105), prince of Torah Commentators, says […]