Parshat Ki Tetze contains 74 mitzvot, but one, in particular, the “bird’s nest,” becomes the trigger for a fascinating discussion as to the validity and legitimacy of exploring the meaning of the mitzvot. In this week’s Pardes from Jerusalem podcast, Rabbi Meir Schweiger enters into that discussion and examines its relevance for today.
Meir teaches Chumash, Parshat HaShavua, Mishna, Talmud, Halakha, Siddur and Interpersonal Relations at Pardes. Meir came on aliya in 1972 from “the Bronx”, NY, immediately after graduating from City College in New York with a B.A. in Mathematics and Physics. He did his advanced Jewish Studies at Yeshiva University, Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh and Yeshivat Har Etzion, receiving ordination from Rabbi Zalman Nehemiah Goldberg of Jerusalem. He received his M.Ed in Teaching Bible from the Herzog College in Gush Etzion.Click here to read more.