Rav Avigdor Miller on Heroic Couples
Q:Can a kollel man who leaves the yeshiva still remain a yeshiva man even while he’s involved in business?
Rav Avigdor Miller on Jewish Wives and Irish Wives
Q:I know a very religious man who works all day and then he spends his nights in the beis medrash learning and he doesn’t give a lot of time to his wife and children. And his wife and children complain about it. What do you think about that?
Rav Avigdor Miller on Children and Pshuto Shel Mikra
Q:Should we focus on pshuto shel mikra with our children and our young students instead of focusing on Rashi?
Rav Avigdor Miller on Mordechai’s Demotion
Q:The last possuk in the Megillah (Esther 10:3) says about Mordechai that he was רצוי לרוב אחיו – that he was liked, appreciated, by most of the Jews. And Chazal say that it wasn’t everyone because he came too close to the malchus; people thought he became too karov to the malchus. And there’s a statement there from R’ Yosef (Megillah 16b) who says גדול תלמוד תורה מהצלת נפשות, that learning Torah is greater than saving lives. I don’t understand that. Maybe Rebbe can explain that to us?
Rav Avigdor Miller on The Starving Talmid Chochom
Q:What is it that causes a young man who is learning Torah and is seemingly doing well in his studies to feel dissatisfied and to yearn for success elsewhere?
Rav Avigdor Miller on The One Not Worthy of Learning
Q:If everything is for somebody’s benefit, how can you explain the fact that someone wanted an opportunity for spiritual progress but was prevented because of circumstances beyond his control? Somebody wanted, let’s say, to become a yeshivah man or a talmid chacham but certain circumstances didn’t let him. If everything is min hashomayim, how do you explain that?