Q: What can one do to fight the bad midah of ga’avah?
Q: What is the biggest problem facing the Jews of Brooklyn today? A: And the Jews in Manhattan?! And Jews everywhere?! In Lakewood too! The biggest problem facing us is how to be patur – how to free ourselves – from the influence of the environment. The number one issue is to be patur from the influence of our…
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: In one of your books you write that davening with Modern Orthodox people who aren’t serious about serving Hashem is compared to sha’atnez – a mixing that is unfavorable in the eyes of Hashem. But I thought that we are obligated to daven with all Jews – sinners as well?