And the LORD said to Abram, “Go forth from your land and your birthplace and your father’s house to the land I will show you. Why did God not show Abraham the land beforehand? Rav Gifter explained that the land of Israel is a place where God reveals things to people, for the land itself is a place of visions. Sometimes, in the place that we inhabit, we can’t see what we need to see. The fix is to travel to the land I will show you – the land where I will show you what you need to see.