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Dinner Rolls in the Garden of Eden

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In Parshat Breisheet, after Chava and Adam eat from the forbidden fruit, man receives the following punishment (Breisheet 3:19):

By the sweat of your brow you will eat bread until you return to the ground for from it you were taken for you are dust and to dust you shall return.

Rav Tzadok HaKohen of Lublin (1823-1900) in his book Sefer Pri Tzadik (Rosh Chodesh Shvat) explains that the month of Shvat (where we eat fruits on Tu B’Shvat and speak about their holiness) serves as a “tikun,” correction for Adam and Chava’s transgression.

In Breisheet 2:16-17 we see God’s two commandments to Adam:

HaShem Elokim commanded the man, saying, “You may certainly eat from every tree in........

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