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Shabbat Parashat R'ei 5777

Ein Ayah: The Progression to a Mankind Without Sin

(condensed from part of Ein Ayah, Shabbat 5:36)

Gemara: Rav Ami said: There is no death without sin.


Ein Ayah:
 The order in which Hashem formed His creations is that there is a continuous increasing in terms of their completeness. Once creation reached the status of man, who has a significant element of freedom to choose, the basis of the building of the levels of elevation is in regard to man’s moral status.

Therefore, if a person’s moral standing is incomplete and has not reached the point at which sin is not found, death is necessary so that the species can keep moving on in the proper direction. Only eventually will it be achieved that there will be people who are so morally complete that they have not committed any sin.

The moral shortcoming, as long as man has not reached the point at which he has eradicated sin, is not focused on sin specifically done intentionally, which is what can cause a person to be subject to a punishment of death. That refers to death based on an individual sin by chance. Rather, we are talking about a general lowliness that has not allowed getting to the point at which life is so high that it has no connection to sin. In any case, without any sin, death is not appropriate.

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We daven for a complete and speedy refuah for:

Lillian bat Fortune

Eliezer Yosef ben Chana Liba

Yehoshafat Yecheskel ben Milka

Ro'i Moshe Elchanan ben Gina Devra

Together with all cholei Yisrael

 

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to the memory of:

those who fell

in wars

for our homeland

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and Members of

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Rav Shlomo Merzel z”l

whose yahrtzeit

is the 10th of Iyar

Rav Reuven Aberman

z"l

who passed away

on 9 Tishrei, 5776


Mr. Shmuel Shemesh 
who passed away on

Sivan 17, 5774

R' Eliyahu Carmel,

Rav Carmel's father,

who passed away on

8th of Iyar 5776


Mrs. Sara Wengrowsky

bat R’ Moshe Zev a”h.

who passed away on

10  Tamuz  5774


Rav Asher Wasserteil z"l

who passed away on

Kislev 9, 5769

R' Meir ben

Yechezkel Shraga Brachfeld

o.b.m

R ' Yaakov ben Abraham & Aisha

and

Chana bat Yaish & Simcha

Sebbag, z"l

 

Yitzchak Eizik

ben Yehuda Leib Usdan a"h,

whose Yahrtzeit

is the 29th of Av

 

Gital Gila

bat Eliyahu Michael a”h

on the occasion

of her yahrzeit, Av 21st


Rav Benzion Grossman

z"l

who passed away

23rd of Tamuz 5777


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