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The People of Israel: Just Like a Vineyard

By Rabbi Lazer Brody
7/15/2012, 12:07 AM

King David in Psalms compares the Nation of Israel to a vineyard and the people of Israel to a grapevine; here's the explanation, from the biblical border between the hill country of Efraim and the tribal lands of Menashe, not far from Shechem near the village of Yitzhar: