The taste of Shabbat – Parshat Behukotai 5776

Rav Mordechai Elon

Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai is often seen as someone completely detached from life. He leaves the cave with his son, and then

Everywhere he looked was burnt

The reason he gives for burning with his eyes everything he sees is a seemingly completely cut off from normal life

How can people turn away from the eternal world in order to deal with the finite world?

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