Death in Judaism / Jewish Concepts / Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto

Why do we have to die when our soul is able to perfect itself?

B”H Rabbi Moshe Chaim Luzzatto (the RAMCHAL) makes an interesting statement in his famous book “The Way of G-d – Derech Hashem”, 1:3. “Man must die so that everything corrupted perishes. The soul cannot purify the body until the body dies and deteriorates and a new structure is composed, that the soul can enter and … Continue reading

Chassidut Toldot Aharon / Death in Judaism / Terror

Toldot Aharon Chassid killed by an Arab Terrorist

Rabbi Avraham Wallis (29) was killed by an Arab terrorist this Monday afternoon. YNET provides further details: http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4554922,00.html B”H Rabbi Wallis was a Toldot Aharon Chassid and the funeral took place on Erev Tisha be’Av. I am not sure whether before the fast or if the fast had already begun. Usually I am not publishing … Continue reading