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Choosing Freedom

Most of the Israelites didn’t leave Egypt. How do we become free?

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Published: April 9, 2014

Visitor Comments: 26

(20) Edwin.Hissink, August 14, 2014 7:37 AM

Freedom to choose

This is good, this is great. Allthough the pas over doesn't apply to me totally, and as Noachide Shabbat is partly for me, I understood the message of this video. My fore fathers didn't have the same choice, but the father and mother of all human kind Adam and Eve, showed us that we all have a choise, the freedom to say yes to Hashem, or to say: "No, too hard."
I said:"Yes, I follow you." And that was/is/and will be the ultimate choise. Thank you for inspiring me so much.

(19) Joey, April 20, 2014 8:40 AM

Excellent insight. Thank you and God bless!

(18) Dvirah, April 17, 2014 4:26 PM

Choosing Freedom

No one who grew up in the US in the 1960's can think that freedom is a gift. We watched too many people struggling for theirs. Excellent message!

(17) Rivkah with a "resh", April 17, 2014 3:12 AM

I don't have enough superlatives to praise this

Brilliant, stirring, luminescent, and inspiring. That's just the warm-up! I do,however, find some want of coherence. Also, of accuracy.
Freedom IS a gift: Freedom of religion, of speech, of assembly. They're yours if you are simply an American citizen. Everyone in the USA is free to develop their capacities. What more freedom do you want?
The speaker opines, "You want to be great? -- Go out and get it." Well, yes. But what does that have to do with freedom?

Might help if the speaker defined his terms (i.e., "freedom") and if he stuck to his theme.

Avi, April 19, 2014 5:38 PM

Freedom CANNOT be a gift

I am sorry to break it to you, first and foremost, that he US of A is a small portion of the world.
Next, all these "freedoms" you mentioned, you have to get up and do them, and none can give it to you and none can take it away. Why was Sharansky free in Siberia? because he practiced Judaism on his choice, none can take that away, I would guess that freedom is Free Will, none can take it or give it and you must act on it

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