Parsha “Ki Tetzi” (Deuteronomy 21:10 thru chapter 25) is unique in a number of ways. Not only is it “maximally politically IN-correct” – which itself speaks volumes – but it contains more ‘statutes, judgments, and commandments’ than just about any other parsha in the Torah, with the possible exception of Mishaptim itself.
But, as Mark explains in the Erev Shabbat study, it is the fact that there are so many CONTRASTS with what ‘the world’ now teaches in direct contradiction to what is here that should warn us about just where and when we are.
Mark Call of Shabbat Shalom Mesa builds on the theme that, “It’s the CONTRAST!” for the Sabbath midrash with a hypothesis:
It is, he contends, NO LONGER possible for a ‘revival’ to save a world, or even a nation, that merely revives a whore church.
And the proof is here. As is the answer.
“Return to Me,” means, “with our whole heart.”
“Ki Tetzi: It’s not JUST Not-PC; It’s the CONTRAST”
The combined two-part teaching is here: