These and Those

Musings from Students of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem

The World is a Mirror

Posted on May 18, 2013 by Jeff Amshalem

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From my blog:
Marc Chagall’s The Mirror

Marc Chagall’s
The Mirror

A nugget from Zeev Wolf of Zhitomir, from Or haMeir on Parshat Naso

Everywhere you happen to look and everything you happen to see, even the ugly and the coarse, you should understand that it was not for nothing that God showed you this thing.  Rather, it is because you yourself have some lack that you have not yet realized. So when you see another doing something wrong, you should learn from this what you must fix in yourself and for what you must ask forgiveness from God…