Love of the Land - Made For Each Other
Selections from classical Torah sources
which express the special relationship between
the People of Israel and Eretz Yisrael
MADE FOR EACH OTHER
The unique relationship between the People of Israel and the Land of Israel is expressed in two Biblical passages:
"This inheritance is suited to me" (Tehillim 16:6)
"I clothed myself in righteousness and it clothed me." (Iyov 29:14)
Sometimes there is a person who is of pleasant appearance but his garments are unsightly, and sometimes there is a person who is unsightly but his garments are of a pleasant appearance. The People of Israel and the Land of Israel, however, are both pleasant and suited to each other.
(Midrash Rabba Bamidbar 23:6)
Written by Rabbi Mendel Weinbach, Dean, Ohr Somayach Institutions
General Editor: Rabbi Moshe Newman
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