Purim: Feeling Someone’s Pain

Where did Mordechai’s get the strength to sit for 10 years outside the palace?

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Comments (6)

(5) Anonymous, March 8, 2014 4:16 PM

Happy Anniversary :)

Tzvi, A very happy anniversary to you and your wife. My wife and I have just celebrated 34 years (& yes, she's had a lot to put up with!!!). She's wonderful, & I'm sure the same applies to yours too. :)

It's not often that I make a comment on Aish, although I've been receiving Aish's e-mails for several years now.

I felt this time I just had to, in the light of Mati's comment. I don't like criticising, but I really do feel his comment was not really necessary & rather negative, or should I say even "wrong". If yours is galut thinking, then quite frankly I'm probably a Martian alien!!!! Ok it's his opinion, but he seems to take no account of the excellent heartfelt content of the video. Thanks Tzvi. Keep up the good work. Your articles, as with so many articles on Aish.com, are so very meaningful.

All the very best.

Keith in Woking, UK. :)

(4) Mati, March 6, 2014 3:12 PM

Get your mind and heart out of the galut

mommie and tati? You mean ima and abba? You are putting in your children what is in your own heart and mind....the galut.

Shosshana - Jerusalem, March 9, 2014 8:33 AM

oy, oy, oy

My husband and I both came from the U.S., met here, married here and have lived in Eretz Yisrael ever since. Our children, all born here, call us Mommy and Tatti, Some of our grandchildren call their parents Imma and Abba, some Mommy and Abba, some Tatti.

I know many families who live generations in the U.S. and call their parents Ima and Aba.

What's the connection with galut? What we want our children to call us is very often what we called our own parents.

Anyway, the topic of the above video was caring about another person and wanting to be there for them to help in a time of need.

From what he said about his daughter's adorable remark one sees a close, loving and beautiful family, bli eiyin horah, and for sure they are always there for each other, ad meah v'esrim .

So how did you miss all this happiness and chap (ch as in Chanukah) onto such a meaningless and irrelevant point?

(3) Anonymous, March 6, 2014 1:26 PM

out of the mouths

of babes! LOL, Chalenging and inspiring moral lesson from Mordecai. ten years, now that's perseverence!

(2) Anonymous, March 5, 2014 12:15 AM

Happy Anniversary.

Nice message. Smiles

(1) Karen, March 2, 2014 7:12 PM

Sharing in your joy

Happy anniversary. Wishing you a lifetime of happy years together. Your daughter seems awesome too!


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