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The Spies Should Have Learned From Miriam

Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 18, Shelach

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The Spies Should Have Learned From Miriam: Learning Likutei Sichos vol. 18, Shelach

Be careful what you say. With best intentions, too much talk can cause great damage.
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Rochel Singer June 21, 2022

So Rashi focuses on the fact that the evil spies did not learn the lesson of Miriam being punished for speaking 'too much' or loshon hara. Go check out the land and report back. 'We can not imagine that level of miracle to survive this people and their land.'

Subsequently Jews have been massacred in pogroms, WWII. In our own times Jews are blamed and murdered for the ills of global societies.

So annually we learn Shelach. In my old age I find myself wondering what is left for us to speak about? History repeats itself and we relearn Torah and history repeats itself.

I'm not being facetious or disrespectful, I simply do not get it anymore... Reply

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