What do you do when everything around you seems bitter?
Find out by analyzing a strange story that takes place in this week’s Torah reading about the bitter waters at Marah.
Why does Midrash say that the waters became bitter only after the Jews arrived? Why did the waters in their canteens turn bitter, too? What does this teach us about dealing with negative people and situations? Based on 15 Shvat 5720, Hisva’aduyos vol. 27 pp. 361-3.
Renowned lecturer Rabbi Shais Taub is a scholar in residence at Chabad of the Five Towns in New York and a columnist for AMI magazine. This class was first presented to women at Chabad of the Five Towns — Levi Yitzchak Library on Wednesday at 11:00 AM and posted on SoulWords.org.
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