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Audio: Can and Should Suffering Be Avoided?


Seemingly an inescapable part of life, suffering is something to be avoided, or at least we think so...
11/11/2013, 10:55 PM

A7 Radio's "ASK THE RABBI!" with Rabbi Pinchas Winston
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The Hebrew word is yesurim, which it means suffering. Seemingly an inescapable part of life, suffering is something to be avoided, or at least we think so. It has turned many away from G-d Himself, but there is more to suffering than meets the eye, or should we say, the "I".

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Judean desert "Scream" gathering. Photo credit: Nati Shohat/Flash90.







Rabbi Pinchas Winston is an international lecturer and acclaimed author, having published more than 25 works about Judaism. His special focus is on 'geula b'rachamim' or 'redemption through mercy'.  His website,  www.ThirtySix.org , offers videos, essays and a his library of books he has authored.   To send Rabbi Winston your questions to be answered on the show, email:  PWinston@ThirtySix.org
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