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Does God care about individual animals?

My impression is that, yes, this is the normative and overwhelming view among the Rishonim. One can rally many more sources as seen below that affirm that particular divine providence does not extend ...
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Does God care about individual animals?

Was (is) this normative medieval Jewish hashkafah? What thinking motivates adoption of such a position? Just to offer an answer to part of your question. I think the medieval Jewish philosophers who ...
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Does God care about individual animals?

Tehillim 145:9, with Radak (a medieval commentator) טוב ה' לכל ורחמיו על כל מעשיו Hashem is good to all and His mercy is on all His works טוב י״י לכל – אפילו למיני החיות והבהמות והעופות הוא טוב ...
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Does God care about individual animals?

It seems to be that God also cares about animals. Since we Jews are not allowed to eat portion of animals since it would be cruelty to cut off an leg of an animal and eat it and also we must drain the ...
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Does Ramban believe mitzvos are for our benefit or for God's?

I believe Rambam's mitzvahs are for us people to improve. God doesn't need anything; he doesn't need humans to serve him, food, water, gasoline, cars, and etc. Imagine God, the creator the king of the ...
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Does God care about individual animals?

The idea that God doesn't care about individual animals seems hard to justify given what the Bible says. Originally mankind was commanded to be vegetarian, along with all animals. So the original ...
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Does Ramban believe mitzvos are for our benefit or for God's?

There's an explanation of a resolution in the first 4 sections of לא תהי׳ משכלה תשי״ב, which is rather inaccessible for here, so I will try to summarise, and add background and explanation as I've ...
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Is working different species non agriculturally allowed

Any sort of labor, even not agricultural, is prohibited, including pulling a wagon for transportation (YD 297b:10-11)
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