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Of course, there are pitfalls upon this path.
Now Yakov on his journey of return
He came to a place of stones, just as night fell,
” This was indeed a mystery,’ I remarked,
So Yakov’s truth must don a hood of guile
By Rivka Levy
In fairness, my kids weren’t around. One had descended to Egypt for the chag, and spent Sukkot in Sinai. Great.
In English, the words ‘make’ and ‘earn’ are synonyms: “How much does he make?” = “How much does he earn?” In Lashon Ha-Kodesh, the word ‘make’- ‘Aseh’ is synonymous, not with ‘earn’, but with ‘do’. We don’t ‘earn’ our livelihood; objectively we deserve nothing. Rather, we do what we can, we make an effort-hishtadlus, and Read more