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aish brings the sources You shall possess the Land and dwell in it - Bamidbar 33:53 and the gemara in Ketubot 111a Whoever walks four amot in the Land of Israel may rest assured that he will be a denizen of the World to Come Ohr Somayach cites the Maharal explaining the reason Because of the intrinsic Holiness of the Land of Israel, a person ...


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Rabbi Mayer Twersky writes: Rashi, commenting on the verse "you shall be holy" (Vayikra 19:2) states: "abstain from sexual immorality ... because wherever you find abstention from sexual immorality you find holiness"... Seforno establishes an equation between holiness and eternity. Thus, to be holy means to be forever preoccupied with that which ...



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