Two fantasies, divine and human

20.05.2012                      28.Ijar. 5772                    Jerusalemtag; Tag 43 des Omer

Judentum:

Two fantasies, divine and human

Parashat Behukotai on the fantasy that conceals the human potential that is contained within the divine – and the divine potential that is contained within the human being.

This week's Torah portion lists the blessings bestowed upon those who perform God's commandments and the curses inflicted on those who do not: "If ye walk in My statutes, and keep My commandments" (Leviticus 26:3 ) and, in contrast, "But if ye will not hearken unto Me, and will not do all these commandments" (Lev. 26:14 )….