Parashat Balak / A Book for All Peoples

God seeks to grant the Torah to anyone who wishes to receive it. However, the rest of the world refuses to accept it and Israel remains, living in solitude.

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In Pirkei Avot, Rabbi Akiva makes three interesting statements. The first is of a universal nature: “Man is beloved; thus he was created in God’s image.” Rabbi Akiva then focuses on Israel’s uniqueness, as...