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All That God Does is For The Good

Paradoxically, while the world is a reflection of the Torah, the Torah also simultaneously reflects the realities of the world. This paradox was discussed extensively in our discussion of Jacob’s complex character in a number of portions in Genesis. Since there are so many difficult situations in life that strain our sense of fairness, logic, […]

An Example of Measure for Measure

One of the fundamental principles governing Divine justice is the notion of “measure for measure” (midah kenegged midah). A constant theme in the oral tradition, this concept also gains great prominence in Kabbalah and Chassidut. Some secular or non-Jewish versions of this concept include the following: “You reap what you sow”; “What goes around comes […]