The Message Of The Garden Of Eden

RABBI AVI WEISS Rabbi Avi Weiss is founder and president of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah and senior rabbi of t he Hebrew Institute of Riverdale.
Halacha & Hashkafa


Why did Adam and Eve disobey God and eat from the tree of knowledge? Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch argues that Eden was a society based on the system of divinely rooted ethics. For this reason, God instructs Adam and Eve not to eat from the tree of...

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