Monday, May 21, 2012

Parshat Behar-Bechukotai, 5772/2012 thoughts

Here are links to the basics of last Saturday's Parshat Behar ( Leviticus 25:1–26:2) and Parshat Behukotai ( Leviticus 26:3–27:34).

My Hillel (standing-on-one-foot) version:

See also:


Blogger Larry Lennhoff said...

Is the net effect of Yovel actually socalism, or does it empower an aristocracy. Every 50 years all the 'old families' get their land back, which means the converts, the resident foreigners and the non-firstborn who have managed to accumulate property lose theirs.

If yovel had been in force during Hillel's time do you think he would have nullified at as he did shmittah=?

Fri May 25, 01:12:00 PM 2012  
Blogger Shira Salamone said...

Hmm, I never thought of Yovel from that angle. Thanks, Larry.

I know nothing about Hillel nullifying shmittah. If you don't mind my asking, could you post some more information about this?

Wed May 30, 01:12:00 PM 2012  

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