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How can the heavenly bodies orbit without a motor to move them? Therefore, we might say that the order to leave his land was not a mere whim from G-d, but a necessity for Abraham and his family to be able to develop their beliefs and values freely. At the age of forty, Abraham recognized his Creator.

It is very complicated to carry on a tradition when the majority of society teaches a different one. Was it not possible for Abraham to shape his people and his beliefs where he lived? While Abraham was in the shop, a man came in asking for a statuette.

It was useless for Abraham to speak of monotheism in a society saturated with idols. It was necessary for Abraham to leave so that he could start a new tradition. It is more than necessary to have a place where we can experience our customs, our beliefs and our past; hence, our Jewish communities. Based on some traditional sources, Rambam asserts:. It did not coincide with his values and beliefs.


From his own spiritual quest, Abraham was able to arrive at the idea of only one G-d. Only then can we share moments with the rest of society, within a framework that respects the differences.

It is very difficult to live Judaism in solitude. How could a clay statue, that cannot speak or listen, cause this disaster? Based on some traditional sources, Rambam asserts: It is very complicated to be Jewish without a setting to experience, to learn, and to share Judaism.

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What does this all mean? Why move to another place? They cannot move on their own! Home About Us Mifgash Convention: It tells us none of this. Surely the leia of our congregations thought, one way or another, about the message taught to us by our patriarch Abraham.

That it is extremely difficult, nearly impossible to have a faith, a belief system, values, a way of life in a society that does not agree with that faith. It was when Abraham reached this conclusion that G-d approached him and ordered him: The same thing happens today with our tradition. One day, Terah was unable to tend his business and he asked Abraham to take care of it for that day. All alone, he discovered the monotheistic paradigm.

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That was when G-d said to Abraham: Behind Maimonides words, we find a justified response as to why G-d chose Abraham. Abraham did not leave alone, but with his wife Sarah and his nephew Lot; he left with his family.


There are two famous sources that attempt to explain the reason why Abraham was chosen by G-d to start the Hebrew people.

There are times when it is necessary to leave in order to strengthen and develop our own identity. What did he believe in?

May G-d allow us to understand how difficult it would be to live Judaism in solitude, and how important it is to have places where we can share, carry on peja values, and strengthen our identity. Why did the land, the geography, matter so much? But his heart searched and reached that conclusion that there is only one G-d who created everything and no divinity other than Him. In fact, the Midrash tells us that his countrymen even imprisoned him for the crime of destroying idols.

That was the world of his father, the world in which he was raised, and the world the society he belonged to believed in. This is perhaps what I could not understand when I was little.

It would have been very hard to profess and carry on monotheism alone.