VORT ON THE PARSHA
ארץ חטה ושערה וגפן…לא תחסר כל בה (עקב ח:ח-ט)Land of wheat, barley, grape, fig, and pomegranate: a Land of oil-olives and date-honey…you will lack nothing there.
These pasukim impart that Eretz Yisroel is blessed with the seven species, Shivas Haminim. The Mefarshim asks why Eretz Yisroel is blessed more than all other countries. When these species also grow in other countries. The answer is, “In other countries, the species don’t grow “all together.” In Eretz Yisroel, they do!Go back to Parshas Eikev