Avraham's Prayer for Sedom and the Appropriate Response to Sinful Behavior

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October 18 2021
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Venue: Cong. Shomrei Torah (Fairlawn, NJ) Cong. Shomrei Torah (Fairlawn, NJ)

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References: Berachot: 10A  

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From the fact that Avraham for Sedom to be saved, the Zohar teaches that one may not daven for resha'im to die. Yet, we know that there is a paragraph in shemona esrai reserved for such a tefilah. This shiur discusses the balance between praying for people to do teshuva as opposed to praying that they die.

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