Why does the Arizal indicate that the spies and their generation were on a level that was beyond the land of Israel? How does this reconcile with the fact that they sinned in speaking negatively of the land? What is the antidote for the challenge of the description of Israel as a ‘land that swallows its inhabitants?’ Is one meant to be only spiritual, or to include the mundane within the spiritual?
Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.
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