Love of the Land - Home Is Where The Heart Is
Selections from classical Torah sources
which express the special relationship between
the People of Israel and Eretz Yisrael
HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS
"...and My eyes and My heart will be there all of the days." (Melachim I 9:3)
This Divine promise in regard to the Beis Hamikdash which King Solomon built in Jerusalem is understood by outstanding commentaries as a signal to all Jews to constantly turn their eyes and hearts to Eretz Yisrael and to always desire to return there.
(Rabbi Yonasan Eybshutz in "Ya'aros Devash")
Written by Rabbi Mendel Weinbach, Dean, Ohr Somayach Institutions
General Editor: Rabbi Moshe Newman
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