Why isn't Olam HaBa Promised? Part 1 of 2
- Rabbi Mordechai Torczyner
- May 30, 2019
- 54 min 4 sec
Why doesn't the Torah promise Olam HaBa in Parshat Bechukotai and in Parshat Ki Tavo, or elsewhere? Reviewing a few sources demonstrating that belief in life after death was normal in the culture that received the Chumash, and looking at some of the approaches explaining why the Torah does not explicitly promise reward/punishment in Olam HaBa. To be continued after Shavuot...
- Peleh Yoetz the essay on הנאה: too much emphasis on the pursuit of pleasure; not to derive pleasure from someone why gives out of embarrassment