Tag: Avraham Avinu

Rav Avigdor Miller on The Avos and Har Sinai

Q:  Why didn’t Hashem give the Torah to our Avos, Avraham, Yitzchok and Yaakov, instead of waiting till Har Sinai? 

Rav Avigdor Miller on Har Sinai Without The Torah

Q:  How could we say in the Haggadah that if Hashem would have just brought us to Har Sinai and hadn’t given us a Torah, dayeinu – that it would have been enough?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Are Greetings Blessings

Q:  When one Jew blesses another Jew and he says, “You should be well and your family should be well,” is it also a tefilla because he’s saying it because he wants that Jew to be well? 

Rav Avigdor Miller on Why No Miracles Today

Q:  You said a moment ago that it’s easier to come closer to Hakodosh Boruch Hu by seeing open miracles and that’s why our forefathers in the midbar saw miracles. Why don’t we have open miracles today to give chizuk to our emunah?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Bris Invitations

Q: Why don’t we invite people to a bris milah, if we invite them to other simchas like a wedding, a pidyon haben and so on?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Rivka, Our Model

Q: If the Torah is supposed to be teaching us lessons for all time, what do we learn from the encounter between Rivka and Eliezer? What I mean is that she appears to be doing everything that we here wouldn’t want our daughters to do. For example, first she talks to Eliezer, who’s a stranger – so it’s a…