Kedoshim – Planting Our Lives in Israel

How does planting a tree in Israel constitute the fulfillment of a mitzvah – a commandment? What is the idea of Yishuv Ha’aretz – settling the land of Israel? How does waiting three years before eating from a new fruit tree rectify the sin of Adam? If everything was already prepared for us when we originally entered Israel and took over the homes and vineyards of the previous inhabitants, why does the Torah instruct us to plant more? How do we understand the ‘tree’ that is planted in the context of the Torah being referred to as a tree? How does the support of Torah guarantee we will win in battle, without even trying very hard?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 29:53

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