Right after the Pasuk tells us "Lo Sivashel Gedi BaChalev Imo" which tells us of the issur of Basar B'Chalav, Hashem tells us that he will send a Malach to watch us on the journey to Eretz Yisroel. What is the connection between the two? How is it that a Malach can be our protector? There is a rule that "Ein Kateigor Naaseh Saneigor"; our nemesis cannot be our patron.

The Malachim were not pleased when Hashem made man nor were they very pleased when Hashem gave the Torah to us. Shouldn't this disqualify a Malach from protecting us and leading us to Eretz Yisroel?

There is a famous medrash that at the time of Matan Torah the malachim said to Hashem that Humans do not know how to keep the Torah and all its laws and therefore the Torah should stay in Shamayim with them. Hashem answered

with the face of Avrahom on Moshe Rabbeinu's body showing how holy Jews could be With the Torah's Laws. Hashem also reminded the Melachim that when three of them were sent to earth to visit Avrohom Avinu they ate Basar B'Chalav. It is this argument that made the Malachim abandon their claim to the Torah and enabled Bnei Yisroel to receive it with the blessing of the Malachim. Therefore says Rav Yehonoson the Torah tells us not to eat Basar B'Chalav right before Hashem sent a Malach to protect us to show that with this Mitzva we made peace with the Malachim and a Malach will be a wonderful guide to take us home to Eretz Yisroel.

 

 

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