The Temple Institute on the Parsha: Default mode

Torah from the Old City of Jerusalem.

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Rabbi Chaim Richman,

Rabbi Chaim Richman
Rabbi Chaim Richman

The default mode of creation is set out in the opening verses of parashat Bechukotai: a world of blessings in which all our possible needs and wants are seen to and tended to by G-d.

But in order to attain this default mode of creation, man needs to do a reset, by heeding these words which precede the blessings:

"If you follow My statutes and observe My commandments and perform them."

The ball is in our court!