Parshas Behar (Leviticus 25:1-26:2; supplemental reading Jeremiah 32:6-32:27)
May 25, 2019
It means being realistic about life. Throughout human history, people have sold themselves or been sold into slavery for multiple reasons, including debt.
The modern American consumer economy = deb slavery.
If you can't get by without spending more than you earn, you are a slave.
Think about ending poverty. This is it.
Enlightenment = understanding light
When God said "Let there be light" (Genesis)
He was SEPARATING LIGHT FROM DARKNESS.