The purpose of mitzvot (Jewish commandments) is to connect with God so I tried to connect with Him on Facebook but didn't find Him. Can anyone help?

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Well, you can try to see G-d on Facebook, but you'd be committing suicide as it says:

Exodus 33:20:

וַיֹּ֕אמֶר לֹ֥א תוּכַ֖ל לִרְאֹ֣ת אֶת־פָּנָ֑י כִּ֛י לֹֽא־יִרְאַ֥נִי הָאָדָ֖ם וָחָֽי׃

And He said: ‘Thou canst not see My face, for man shall not see Me and live.’


Unfortunately, to connect on Facebook one must "friend" the other user, and (Berachos 34a):

חברותא כלפי שמיא מי איכא

There is no such thing as a friend of Heaven

You'll have to find some other way to connect.

  • Maybe LinkedIn? – Seth J Mar 11 '16 at 14:00
  • @SethJ I tried it as well, see here – mbloch Mar 11 '16 at 14:18
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    @mbloch, that's unfortunate. – Seth J Mar 11 '16 at 14:50

God is everywhere. Unfortunately, at times, and especially on Purim, He is hiding His face (hester panim) as it says (Dvarim 31:19)

וְאָנֹכִ֗י הַסְתֵּ֨ר אַסְתִּ֤יר פָּנַי֙ בַּיּ֣וֹם הַה֔וּא
And I will surely hide My face on that day

Therefore God is not active on facebook these days.

I didn't find him on LinkedIn either but he might be outside my network. Check the Mechaber to see if he can connect you.

I did find God on twitter but his identity is not verified there so proceed with caution.

  • Perhaps more concerningly, the facebook account mentioned in GreenAsJade's answer actually is marked as being verified... – reirab Mar 12 '16 at 0:34

I'm not sure what the problem is.

He's easy to find there:


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