- Shmuel Reichman
- Duration: 11 min
Eretz Yisrael: A Place Beyond Place (Parshas Eikev)
- 20 min 19 sec
Eretz Yisrael is the home of the Jewish People, but it is also so much more than that. There are a number of mitzvos that can be performed only in Eretz Yisrael. The Beis Ha’Mikdash, the spiritual center of the universe, was located at the center of Eretz Yisrael. Hashem promised Avraham the land of Israel as a sign of their eternal covenant. Our question, then, is twofold. What is the underlying uniqueness of this special land, and why does the land of Eretz Yisrael possess this unique quality.