The People of Israel’s relationship to the Land of Israel is often compared to that of lovers. At times this relationship is romanticized and idealized, immune to everyday realities. Other times, the relationship is defined by frustrations and a sense of hopelessness. In this week’s Torah portion, Shelach Lecha, both paradigms are presented.
The Trope: Shelach
Torah: Numbers 13:1 – 15:41 – Click here.
Haftarah: Joshua 2:1 – 2:24 – Click here.