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May 16, 2014
By bethmordecai
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Parashat B’hukkotai (בחוקתי) — Is The Earth At Fault?

Parashat B'hukkotai 2014/5774 (Triennial I) -- Is The Earth At Fault We normally think of the earth and all it contains as being some of the most beautiful creations of God. Throughout the Torah, the earth is laid to waste when humans commit sins, a trope that has become very popular today in environmentalist circles. But is it possible that according to our Torah portion today, Parashat B'hukkotai, the blame for human transgression should not be laid solely at the feet of humanity? Should the earth bear some responsibility for the transgressions that lay it bare? Check out today's class for this fascinating conversation!  

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