The seven species of the land of Israel have special medical and spiritual properties.
Breaking down emotional barriers to empathy.
Beyond reward and punishment.
Fertility of the womb and fertility of the land are divine gifts.
We should respond to our prosperity with recognition of the factors that lead to our success and with humility before God.
Moses continues his speech to the Israelites, reminding them to keep God's commandments when they enter the land of Israel.
We can translate the concept of the divine ownership of wealth into recognition of the collective effort involved in the generation of wealth.
Moses teaches the people that their achievement of true fear of God will allow them to not fear any enemy.
The second paragraph of the Shema teaches us the importance of the communal observance of Judaism.
By blessing after we eat, we elevate the act of eating by connecting with God.