Friday, August 12, 2016

Devarim; Eretz Yisroel Could Have Been A Lot Larger

Guest post by Rabbi Shlomo Pollak

Moshe Rabbeinu tells us to leave Har Sinai, and head straight for Eretz Yisroel, and settle in הר אמורי ואל כל שכניו.. which Rashi explains to mean עמון ומואב והר שעיר....

The obvious problem is, that we are forbidden to conquer those lands.... 

The answer that many give, is that before the "Meraglim" we would have been permitted to take those lands too. This answer needs a lot of explanation, and is also contradicted by Rashi himself in Parshas Beshalach....

[Note: One of the questions we discussed in another Shiur, but answered it differently.]

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