What is this like? It’s like a Jew who returns home from shul on a clear Sukkot night and eats his Yom Tov meal in his home under the roof of his house. Obviously, he hasn’t performed the mitzvah. Why? Because there is a place where the seudah of Sukkah night must be performed. The same thing is true with the Torah.
You don’t have to listen to me. Listen to Moshe. Listen to the roaring echo of his words, resounding out today from every shul in the world:
YOU HAVE DWELT LONG ENOUGH IN BROOKLYN AND BULGARIA – GO IN AND POSSESS THE LAND!!!!
About the Author: Tzvi Fishman was awarded the Israel Ministry of Education Prize for Creativity and Jewish Culture for his novel "Tevye in the Promised Land." A wide selection of his books are available at Amazon. The views expressed in this blog are solely those of the author and do not represent the views of The Jewish Press
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