Shmini – Why Israel is Despised

Why are there special foods that are permitted and forbidden to the Jewish people to be eaten? What is the ‘measuring’ that Hashem did to determine who would receive the Torah? How does this parallel the ‘measuring’ He did of Mount Sinai and the land of Israel, which would be given to the Jewish people? What happened when Hashem ‘took away responsibility’ for keeping the 7 Noahide laws from the nations and gave that responsibility to the Jewish people? What does the prophet Chavakuk refer to when he says that Hashem will ‘appear’ in the lands of Teiman-Edom and the lands of Paran-Yishmael in the end of time?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 27:12

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