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What does God mean by saying He will bless us if we observe his commandents? How can we succeed in His eyes?

This week’s Torah portion in Israel is “Bechukotai,” the last one in the Book of Leviticus.

The reading opens with a promise from God that if we observe his Torah commandments, He will bless us with everything good.

What is meant by “observance” of the commandments? What must we do to succeed? Indeed, what is expected of us?

What do the commentators say?

Watch and get some insight from Rabbi Ari Enkin, United with Israel’s rabbinic director.