New answers tagged

1

Here this thought is ascribed to the Kli Yakar, who said: As we know, the Torah describes God in many ways. Two of the Almighty's infinite facets are the middot of justice – denoted by the name ‘Elokim’ – and mercy, denoted by the name ‘Hashem.’ Our verse begins by describing the current reality – Hear O Israel – as we experience both mercy and justice (...


1

While not the Ramchal, Rebbe Nachman does discuss this concept throughout Torah 4 in the Likutei Moharan (particularly here and here): כְּשֶׁאָדָם יוֹדֵעַ שֶׁכָּל מְאֹרְעוֹתָיו הֵם לְטוֹבָתוֹ, זֹאת הַבְּחִינָה הִיא מֵעֵין עוֹלָם הַבָּא, כְּמוֹ שֶׁכָּתוּב (תהילים נ״ו:י״א-י״ב): בַּה' אֲהַלֵּל דָּבָר, בֵּאלֹהִים אֲהַלֵּל דָּבָר; וְזֹאת הַבְּחִינָה הִיא מֵעֵין ...


0

Hashem has as much relevance to space, location and shape as does the concept of "1 + 1 = 2". Can you say where is "1 + 1 = 2"? On the one hand, you can't go to where this math truth resides, how much volume it occupies. It's meaningless to ask how many corners it has, or the shape of its curves. On the other, there is nowhere you can be ...


5

I emailed my father and he helped me out. The Daas Zekeinim Mibaalei Hatosfos on Shemos 14:2 is explicit that Hashem judges on Shabbos even though it's Assur for humans to: ולי נראה דדוקא לאדם אבל להקב"ה לא שהרי מצינו שהקב"ה יושב ודן את כל העולם אפילו בשבת ואפילו בר"ה ויום הכפורים אע"פ שלישראל אסור (וכה"ג כתב רש"י ז"ל בר&...


-5

It's the plain meaning of the verse from Tehillim 147:19 which says: מַגִּ֣יד דְּבָרָ֣יו לְיַעֲקֹ֑ב חֻקָּ֥יו וּ֝מִשְׁפָּטָ֗יו לְיִשְׂרָאֵֽל׃ That all the laws and judgements in Torah which G-d commanded to the Jewish people are also observed by G-d. This follows one of the long-standing teachings the Lubavitcher Rebbe like is found for example in Torat ...


Top 50 recent answers are included