Rabbi Ehrenreich was also instrumental in translating part of the Bible into Italian.
When you reflect on life, you will see that many of the things that happen to a person are not inherently good or bad.
If there's a hole in the middle of the street, the municipality comes and erects a fence so no one will get hurt by falling in.
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Hitting the dating scene in your fifth decade can feel so… After all, there are likely to be children in the picture, and behind every potential partner is a sheer lifetime of romantic experience (and a much, much longer trail of exes). In fact, if you’re dating as a forty-something, you’re guaranteed to be wiser, better at dating, better at knowing what you want, and a lot less impulsive and sensitive to rejection.
However, since people "intuitively" associate chicken as "meat," we also do not mix chicken and milk.
This "rabbinic fence" was accepted by the entire Jewish people as binding law.
Can we then say that people would be better off being less spiritual so that they would not be subjected to as much suffering?
No, for if we carry this argument to its logical extreme, we would be still better off being cows in the pasture and not suffering at all. The Rabbi of Kotzk commented, "Maybe so, but let me suffer and be wise rather than be tranquil and a fool." try to have the faith that God will give me no greater burden than I can bear(see tomorrow's tidbit).However, this much is certain: for whatever reason that suffering does occur, God does not burden people with more than they can bear.No one can explain why adversity visited this young couple, but for whatever reason that it happened, they had already achieved enough strength to bear it.“Forty percent of the American population is shy,” according to Dr.Phillip Zimbardo, Director of The Shyness Institute at Stanford University.“That’s millions of guys who seldom meet women because they are too shy.