THE IMPOSSIBLE IS POSSIBLE (VIDEO)

July 30th, 2021

Rabbi Dunner focuses on the most discussed verse in Parshat Eikev, in which Moses suggests that all that God wants from us is Yirat Shamayim. But is that so simple? The gemara in Berachot offers an answer that seems to make things worse, not better.

Rabbi Dunner suggests an explanation based on a beautiful story about Rabbi Yitzchok Zilber (1917-2004), the extraordinary religious leader who survived a Soviet gulag and decades of persecution by Soviet antisemites, before immigrating to Israel in 1972.

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