Wonder of miracles

10.11.2012                      25.Cheschwan. 5773                      Chaje Sarah, Schabbat Mewarchim

Judentum:

Wonder of miracles

The Tisch: The father of the Ruzhin dynasties – Rabbi Yisrael Friedman of Ruzhin (1796-1850) – reportedly called miracles “child’s play”.

In the Ruzhin Hassidic tradition, tales of the wondrous capabilities of and miracles performed by hassidic masters are not considered a central tenet or theme. The father of the Ruzhin dynasties – Rabbi Yisrael Friedman of Ruzhin (1796-1850) – reportedly called miracles “child’s play”, explaining that the ability to perform miracles could be seen as a distraction in the pursuit of lofty spiritual levels….