Q: The Rambam says that the sole desire of the Avos was l’haamid umah ovedes es Hashem – to establish a nation that would serve Hashem. So why did Yakov wait until he was in his 60’s to get married?
Q: If it’s true what the Rav said tonight that a mother can have such an important influence on a child’s spiritual development, why did Eisav turn out so bad? Why didn’t Rivka’s righteousness make Eisav a better person?
Q:The Rav said that we have to honor our parents and we should extend that honor to the oldest brother and even to the younger brothers. Being that today is the secular holiday of Thanksgiving, how do we handle this “honoring” when they invite us to celebrate this particular holiday with them?
Q:At the outset of the shiur the Rav said that we shouldn’t be upset when tzaddikim are niftar from this world. But shouldn’t we be upset because we don’t have their guidance and also that we don’t have the protection they give us by just existing?