ONE AND THE SAME

May 5th, 2021

There is a strange debate between Beit Shammai and Beit Hillel about which came first: Heaven or Earth? Rather than trying to resolve it, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai and his son Rabbi Eliezer dismiss the entire premise of the disagreement, using a verse in Parshat Bechukotai to support their rebuttal.

Rabbi Dunner delves into this fascinating if rather obscure topic, sharing a Nesivos Sholom that reveals how the debate is fresh and relevant, offering us practical guidance in the service of God.

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