Bechukotai

Unity

“Five of you will pursue a hundred, and a hundred of you will pursue ten thousand.”
~ Leviticus 26:8

Although we’re the People of the Book, there are times we have to fight. Therefore, one of the blessings that result from performing our national mission is sufficient strength to battle evil.

However, the math is wrong: if the ratio for five Jews is 1:20 enemies, then one hundred Jews should have pursued 2,000 – not 10,000!

This the exponential power of unity. You cannot compare a one-man-band to a symphony orchestra.

If in war, how much more so in peace?

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