Tag: Miracles

Rav Avigdor Miller on Chanuka: A Big Dose of Emunah

Q: Chazal tell us that one of the nissim in the Bais Hamikdash was that the ner ma’aravi always burned longer than it should have. So why was it such a big neis that on Chanuka the oil burned for eight days?

Rav Avigdor Miller on Why Can’t We See Nissim Today

Q: I think that if the people here saw with their own eyes, the plagues and Kriyas Yam Suf and the quail and the mann falling and all the nissim that Hashem did for us, they wouldn’t have to depend upon artificial and superficial enthusiasm when doing mitzvos. Don’t you think we deserve today an injection from Hashem of…

Rav Avigdor Miller on Thanking For Which Miracle?

Q:  Why is al hanisim mostly about the victory over the Yevanim and not about the miracle of the oil?

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 Purim

Q:  Yaakov Avinu dealt with Eisav by sending him gift in order to appease him. Why in the time of Purim didn’t we try to do our hishtadlus by trying to bribe Achashveirosh? 

Rav Avigdor Miller on Zionist Miracles

Q: The Satmarer Rov in his sefer (Al Hageulah V’Al Hatmurah siman 7) states that many times power is given to the Satan and to apikorsim to perform miracles in order to mislead the masses. Can you explain the significance of this?