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If irony counts as humor, the Parshios of Yetzias Mitzrayim are full of irony. I have 2 verses corroborate what I'm saying: The first verse is talking directly about the Exodus experience: אֲשֶׁר הִתְעַלַּלְתִּי בְּמִצְרַיִם That I made a mockery of Egypt Exodus 10:2 The 2nd verse is talking about Hashem's response to the nations that attack the Jews in ...
כזוַיִּבְרָא אֱלֹהִים | אֶת הָאָדָם בְּצַלְמוֹ בְּצֶלֶם אֱלֹהִים בָּרָא אֹתוֹ זָכָר וּנְקֵבָה בָּרָא אֹתָם 27 And God created man in His image; in the image of God He created him; male and female He created them. God must have a sense of humor. =)
Jewish action deals with the question Does God Have a Sense of Humor? and says that humor is an essential part of the Talmud. Rabbi Hershel Schachter (Nefesh HaRav, p. 69) cites Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveitchik as suggesting that the statement is important for the mitzvah of vihalachta biderachav (following in God’s ways) we are told approvingly that Rabbah, ...
One direct source is regarding Stealing that I found Stealing is forbidden even if one has no intention of keeping the item. For example, it is forbidden to temporarily take an item simply to cause the owner aggravation or to teach him a lesson not to keep his money or objects in unsafe places. Likewise one is not permitted to steal in order to play a ...
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