Q: Can you explain to me why some some synagogues do not observe the Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) observance for the Holocaust victims?
Q: The Rav gave an example tonight of people in the concentration camps who were still rejecting Hakodosh Boruch Hu even at the very end. The Rav also spoke about how yissurim take off some of the punishment even without kavanah. But if someone rejects it all together, an apikoris, will it still be an atonement for the person? Or is…
Q: The United States will soon be commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of our entrance into World War II. Can you tell us what you were thinking back then, and what lesson we can learn from the commemoration of this event?
Q: The Rav spoke tonight about learning to enjoy this world and to thank Hashem for everything. But in view of the fact that there have been great tragedies in the world, how can we really do that? Shouldn’t the mere knowledge of the great Holocaust that our nation experienced in Europe sober us?