Parashat Ki Tavo begins with the description of the ritual whereby the Israelite farmer is to offer the first fruits of the harvest at the Temple in Jerusalem.
Parshat Ki Tavo: What Does The Bible Say About Happiness?
However, the second half of the parasha describes the horrendous fate that will befall the nation of Israel in the future. The juxtaposition of these two discordant descriptions is no coincidence.
Parashat Ki Tavo is a lesson in learning from history.
On the other hand, the Chatam Sofer singled out these three behaviors as a recipe for maintaining our national identity. But why these particular things?
And can we, after all, apply his filter to the Egyptian Exile? Please check your spam folder!
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