Tag: Jealousy

Rav Avigdor Miller on Showing Favoritism

Q: The chachomim say that one of the lessons that we learn from the story of Yosef and his brothers is that you shouldn’t show favoritism to one child over because that’s what caused the whole Golus Mitzrayim. Does that apply even if you want to give something to somebody’s else’s kids?

Rav Avigdor Miller on The Evil Eye

Q: How should we understand the principle of ayin horah, the evil eye? And how do we avoid it?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Dasan and Aviram

Q: How can we understand the characters of Dasan and Aviram who were, it seems, always at odds with Moshe Rabeinu?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Searching For Fame

Q: How do I overcome the desire to be famous?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Choosing the Best From Everyone

Q: When there are differences between different groups among the Jewish People, how are we to know who is right?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Kosher Envy (December 1986)

Q: The Rav mentioned earlier that the qualities that a person possesses can be used for good or bad. In what way is the middah of jealousy and envy a good middah?