Love of the Land - Aware Through the Air
Selections from classical Torah sources
which express the special relationship between
the People of Israel and Eretz Yisrael
AWARE THROUGH THE AIR
Rabbi Zeira, one of the leading Sages in Babylon, disputed the opinion of a colleague, Rabbi Eila, in regard to a legal matter concerning inheritance. After Rabbi Zeira finally realized his dream of settling in Eretz Yisrael he reconsidered his position and concurred with that of Rabbi Eila.
"This is conclusive proof," exclaimed Rabbi Zeira, "that the very air of Eretz Yisrael makes one wiser."
(Bava Basra 158b)
Written by Rabbi Mendel Weinbach, Dean, Ohr Somayach Institutions
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