Leilu Nishmas Reb Eliyahu Tzion ben Reb Chananya Niasoff ז״ל
And in the merit of our partner in Torah, Yigal Yisroel ben Sofia, שיחי׳
G-d Within Or Above? The Error of Nadav And Avihu
How Should I View the Annoying Details of Life? The Debate in Kabbalah, Philosophy, & Halacha
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One word-change in Shemini offers a new depth into understanding the error of the two sons of Aaron, Nadav and Avihu, which led to their sudden demise. The Rogatchover Gaon, Rabbi Yosef Rozen (1858-1936) offers a novel and brilliant approach into their “sin.” They embraced the notion of “transcendental providence,” vs. “individual, detailed providence.” The two approached find their expression in philosophy, kabbalah, halacha, and daily life.