In this week's discussion, we dive headlong into one of philosophy's hardest questions- the nature of the mind.

Rav Hirsch shows us how a phrase in this weeks parashah so often understood as self-preservation, however delving deeper, we get a profound warning to protect our understanding of God and the Soul

We show with sensitivity to the context of the Jewish journey both a personal message and one for today's society. This is all brought to life with the use of today's cultural climate as a metaphor.

 

Based on the teachings of Rav Samson Raphael Hirsch Jewish Philosopher teacher and leader.

UNIQUE AND PROFOUND: THE HIRSCHIAN WORLD OF BIBLICAL SYMBOLISM

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this week we delve into the world of meaning & Mitzvot and how Rav Hirsch brings it out with symbolism.

We elaborate on how this method is both personally relevant as well as true to our human nature.

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This week Rav Hirsch shows how a scientific theory can be highjacked. Already in his time in the case of Karl Marx with economics or with Herbert Spencer with society, and this all being an eco of an old pagan god Baal Peor

a red Cow the Para Aduma is one of the Torah's commandments that has always left people at a loss, but this week Rav Hirsch gives us a glimpse into its inner workings and meaning.

And for good measure and to keep it contemporary we also mention the symbolic intention of pulling down statues.

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