Bechukosai – Israel is Hashem’s Garden

Why does the Torah enumerate the avos in reverse order – Yakov, Yitzchak then Avraham – in speaking of Hashem remembering His covenant? How does this relate to the idea of the grapevine, which rests upon older wood from trees no longer alive? How do the people of Israel parallel the grapevine, whose main body is close to the ground, yet its branches extend far away? How do we understand the parallel of the lowly grapevine whose watchman sits above it, as opposed to other trees who tower above the watchman of their orchards?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

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