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Passover & the Jewish Mission
Lori Almost Live

Passover & the Jewish Mission

This Seder recommit to the Jewish People's unique mission.

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Published: April 9, 2011


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Visitor Comments: 12

(9) Beverly Kurtin, April 21, 2011 3:35 PM

Nu?

Okay, people say that we're so smart, nu? What have we been told all of our lives? Read the fine print before agreeing to anything! So what did our ancestors do? Hashem said, "I have this Torah with a bunch of commandments." And they said, "Sure, we'll take it." WE DIDN'T EVEN LOOK AT THE FINE PRINT! For better or for worse, they didn't blink an eye before saying "Yes!" People get bent our of shape because we are called the Chosen People. Who said that? G-d, not us. He blesses those who bless us and curses those who curse us. Why? We're no better or worse than anyone else...but we accepted the Torah without question. So who chose whom? Or is that whom chose who? I'm not an English major, so sue me...you'll get bupkas, but sue me anyway. We Jews did share Torah and many turned it into mush, and others said, "Forget about it." Well, that's what they said in New Jersey. Nowadays we don't too much about Torah to non-Jews. All they have to do is keep seven commandments, the Noahide Laws. We've got a whole lot more but unless you live in the land of Israel or are not a farmer, there are many commandments we don't have to keep. To me the best way to share Torah is to live it in such a way that people will notice that we are different in what we do and how we do it.

(8) Daniel, April 13, 2011 7:55 PM

Thank you!

Wonderful video. I was looking for inspiration for the shiur I'm giving tonight, and I think I found it. SheTiski laMitzves for helping me try to kindle neshamas in countryside Argentina!

(7) Paul ~ Santa Rosa Ca., April 13, 2011 6:43 PM

A wonderful Passover !!

Dear Lori, Wishing you & everyone a wonderful Passover. Thank you Lori for these inspiring videos.

(6) Antonio Perez, April 12, 2011 4:37 PM

Lori, thank you.

That is so true what you said. There are many Jews who over the hundreds and thousands of years have taught the world, society, the values found in the Torah. There are so many examples of the Torah/Jewish influence, the more I see this the more I am amazed. How empty life would be without this influence. We should be a Torah influence in our world today.

(5) Anonymous, April 12, 2011 2:31 PM

But if ....

My question is why would we have to share the Torah if it is, as I have heard it said, not for the Nations ? Why would they need to know something that is not for them ? I really want to understand this so even if you don't post this could you please write to me and help me understand this . Thank You. iris

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