Moving Commentary 9: Outposts and the Power of Mitzvos

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3 Responses

  1. mb says:

    Rus? Who’s Rus? Rut!
    BTW, do you know what the English word ruth means? Kind. Alas we’re more familiar with its antonym, ruthless.

  2. Dr bill says:

    Colorado is a distant second to Uman this time of year. Cvct. I am jealous of those who can experience RH in Jerusalem

  3. Raymond says:

    I am thinking that there may be another element involved here as well, namely free choice. If the extremely positive effect on our souls that we achieve due to the commandments we keep were so immediately self evident, it would destroy our free will. And just as G-d hardened Pharoah’s heart in order to restore his free will, so does G-d keep from us the positive results of our carrying out His wishes, so that we do the right thing not because of the rewards we might receive, but rather because it is the right thing to do.

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