Book of Healing: Illness as Punishment?
- Rabbi Alex Hecht
- Dec 27, 2020
- 29 min 37 sec
References: Berachot: 5a, Shabbat: 55a
Part of a "Yom Iyun" day-long program on Tanach: Book of Illness and Healing. In the Tochachah, we are warned that if we fail to observe Hashem's mitzvot, we may be afflicted with terrible illness. However, is illness necessarily punishment? What are appropriate way to respond to illness? (See pages 3-6 of the attached source packet)