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In James (ICC): A Critical and Exegetical Commentary the author in his text (I have not checked his notes) brings several possible sources for the statement. Amongst them are: m. Qidd 1.10 (= Mishna Kiddushin 1:10 "and whosoever does not perform a single commandment it shall not be well with him, and he shall not enjoy length of days, and he shall not ...


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all humans must also die because of Adam and Chava. this is not a punishment but a consequence. If a couple has a venereal disease and the child also contracts it, he is not being punished but rather paying the consequences of his parents actions. when chava was punished, her physical and spiritual makeup changed and she transfered this to her offspring ...


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According to Jewish sources (not clear to me where, now), the only sins that renders you "Breaking All", is Shabbos and Avodah Zora. And of-course it is only if it was done intentionally (Bemeized). Another thing that is mentioned, is a "Mumer Leduvar Echud" (מומר לדבר אחד). That's not believing that one specific mitzvah was given to Moshe Rabeinu. I'm not ...


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Tshuvas Maharit #100 discusses a a certain chacham who would darshan in the name of the Zohar 'מאן דאשתדל באורייתא לא מתבעי מיניה דינא כלל', 'whosoever learns Torah, will not be judged at all'. He spends the entire tshuva bringing chazzal proving this is not true. We find the mishna saying learning is not the focus, mitzvos are. There were great tzadikim ...



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