The Torah commands us to be holy, but in doing so, warns us to be extra careful about accurate weights and measures in commerce; what does this have to do with holiness?
The Torah talks about the type of acacia-wood boards needed to erect the holy Tabernacle in the desert. They had to be 10×1.5 cubits, or about 15 feet long and 2.2 feet wide. Where did Moses find such choice lumber in the desert?
Shechem was where Joseph the Tzaddik was sold into slavery, where Dina was kidnapped and where the Jewish Civil War began after King Solomon’s death. Why is it such a hotspot to this day?