August 21st, 2021 — Shabbat Ki Teitzei 5781
This week’s Torah reading, Ki Teitzei has more laws in it than any other Parsha. From laws of war to laws of farming, it’s a veritable laundry list of Mitzvot. But of all the laws on the list, one catches the attention of the commentators as the strangest and most random of them all: Kan Tzipor, The Law of the Bird’s Nest! What in the world is it coming to teach us?