Rabbi Yonason Sacks: Kriyat Shema and Kabbalat ol Malchut Shamayim
Why is Kriyat Shema 1 mitzvah and not 2? Kabbalat ol malchut shamayim (accepting the yoke of Heaven) is a mindset, it envelops the entire day. This is why we bookend the entire day with Shema, making it into 1 continuous mitzvah.
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Delivered at Torah in the City, January 15th, 2017. Watch more Torah in the City videos.