Re'eh – Israel – Mind of the World

Why does the Torah constantly connect the keeping of the commandments with the land of Israel? Why do we spend the ten weeks leading up to Rosh Hashana reading Moshe’s speech at the threshold of Israel? Why do we focus on the destruction and future rebuilding of Israel during this time? Why does the Torah refer to God’s divine providence in Israel as ‘the eyes of God?’ Why is Rosh Hashana called the ‘head of the year’ as opposed to the ‘beginning of the year?’

Find out in this week’s parsha podcast.

Running time: 24:49

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