This week's Torah reading of Shelach is connected to articles #3-7..
Articles #2-3 deal with "spiritual eating," while #5-7 emphasize the preciousness of the Land of Israel.
The 2nd article amplifies a teaching in the 3rd chapter of Pirkei Avot ("Major Sayings of the Sages"), for those that continue to study it each Shabbat afternoon until Rosh HaShanah