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DON’T EMULATE EGYPTIANS OR CANAANITES (2)

May 2nd, 2018

Before launching into the list of laws concerning permitted sex and sexual morality, the Torah warns the Jewish nation not to emulate the inhabitants of Egypt, among whom they had resided, nor to copy the behavior of the Canaanites once they took over the Land of Canaan.

In the second shiur on this topic, Rabbi Dunner continues to examine this curious instruction, citing a fascinating Or Hachaim commentary, and a contemporary perspective that gives much food for thought.

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