Exile and Opportunity
EXILE AND OPPORTUNITY
Jacob’s departure from home must have been a gloomy affair.
And thou shalt come unto the priest that shall be in those days, and say unto him: ‘I profess this day unto the Lord thy G-d, that I am come unto the land which the Lord swore unto our fathers to give us.’
TO THE PRIEST OF THOSE DAYS…
דברים פרק כו פסוק ג
Behind him, a brother estranged and a father deceived. Before him, the land “outside” the Promised Land, the land in which G-d forbade his saintly father, Isaac, even to sojourn.
A Universe Of Justice
Thoughts on P. Shoftim
18 Judges and officers shalt thou make thee in all thy gates, which the LORD thy God giveth thee, tribe by tribe; and they shall judge the people with righteous judgment.