“what to do?”
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
When Moshiach shows up, he will declare everyone pure.
What’s clear is that ‘politics’ is not the answer to what’s going on here.
Hashem is a total genius.
In other words: they got jealous.
The Jerusalem rabbis also gave all the single men in the city an ultimatum to either get married, or leave town
The most ‘successful’ and pernicious forms of evil always operates as much under the radar as possible, and likes to dress itself up in the cloak of ‘goodness’.
Why couldn’t they be named Richard?