This Week's Parshah
Jewish Learning Institute
The history of humankind is not about the rise and fall of empires, nor about their wars and their conquests. It is about a different sort of battle, the battle over whether the Creator of this place belongs here below or in some heaven above.
Those who believe He belongs in His heavens destroy the earth. Those who believe He belongs on earth, they build heaven here.
That is the battle each one of us fights, and that is the story of all humanity’s journey. And that is all that...