Shoftim: For a Man is the Tree of the Field

Posted by Meir Schweiger on August 11, 2015
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Shoftim

In this week’s podcast,  Rabbi Meir Schweiger, examines the enigmatic phrase “for a man is the tree of the field” and its context to see how it has become the cornerstone of a Jewish perspective on preserving the environment.

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About Meir Schweiger

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.

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