Behar Bechukotai 5781 – Cultivating Tranquility and Calmness of the Heart

Posted by Yiscah Smith on May 3, 2021
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Torah, Vayikra (Leviticus), Behar, Bechukotai

What is the connection between the three mitzvot of Shmittah, Yovel and Reebeet in Parashat Behar and tranquility of the heart? How important is letting go, relaxing one’s grip and releasing in cultivating this sought after and yearned for the inner state of well-being?

Sources: Proverbs 17:1, Leviticus 25:2, Sanhedrin 106b

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