Q:Rashi in Beitzah (16a) explains that the purpose of the neshama yiseirah, the additional soul that Jew gets on Shabbos, is so that a person should be able to eat more on Shabbos. I think that’s a very strange reason to get an additional soul.
Q:The gemara says that anyone who fulfills the mitzvah of eating three meals on Shabbos is spared from three sufferings, the sufferings of moshiach, the suffering of the judgement of Gehinom, and the milchemes Gog u’Mogog. How does eating on Shabbos come instead of the chevlei moshiach?
Q:Since Hashem made the world and it’s really a chiyuv for everybody to recognize that and to thank Hashem, so what is so terrible if a goy keeps the Shabbos in honor of Hashem and to give gratitude to Hashem for making the world? Why is a גוי ששבת חייב מיתה?
Q:Rashi explains that the purpose of the neshamah yeseirah that a Jew gets on Shabbos is so that he should be able to eat more on Shabbos (Beitzah 16a). Isn’t that a very strange reason to get an additional soul?
Q: If a person feels like he hasn’t accomplished enough in his learning, how can you expect him to be happy working at a full-time job in order to support his family? He wants to sit and shteig and become a talmid chochom.