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A Right to the Land

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A Right to the Land

Torah is replete with references about the special connection of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel. Yet Rashi, the foremost commentator of Torah, sees it in the very first words of the book of Genesis: “In the beginning G-d created the heavens and the Earth.”
Bereishit, Israel, Lubavitcher Rebbe
A Right to the Land
Disc 145, Program 579

Event Date: 30 Tishrei 5740 - October 21, 1979

Torah is replete with references about the special connection of the Jewish people to the Land of Israel. Yet Rashi, the foremost commentator of Torah, sees it in the very first words of the book of Genesis: “In the beginning G-d created the heavens and the Earth.”

According to Rashi, the first verse in Torah provides the Jewish people with an indisputable claim to the Land of Israel; one they must proclaim to an often hostile world.

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