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Of course. God says through the prophet Isaiah: ‘Oseh shalom uvoreh ra’ [I make peace and create evil]; Ani HaShem ‘oseh chol elleh [I am the Lord who does all these things] [Isaiah 45:5,7] Our faith consists of believing that whatever God does that may appear "evil" to us ultimately has a "good" purpose.


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G-d can do bad, but does not. As Ramchal explains in Derech Hashem, G-d is the ultimate source of good, and created the world to bestow goodness on others. Doing bad would be against G-d's purpose. G-d gave humans the choice between good and bad so that they can exercise free will and so-to-speak "earn" their reward. In other words, the opportunity ...


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Kodoshim Tihu: • Mkadesh yourself by abstaining also from that which is permitted to you" (Yevamot 20a) Ramban counts it as a mitzvah. • Nedarim 10a - 2 Shittas, one says a Nasir is a Choteh (sinner). What's his averah ? Not drinking wine? Is what the Torah has forbidden you not enough! Another one says he's a "Ish Kodesh". Why, cause he ...


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Christianity says the father son and holy ghost are One. Capital O. Judaism says G-d Israel and the Torah are one. Lower case o. While the biggest conversation regarding christianity and idolatry focuses on the trilogy, the idea that the devil is a fallen angel that rebelled against their god and has dominion of some area outside of their gods dominion and ...


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