Friday, November 03, 2006

Daf Yomi - Beitzah 8- Lekavod Shabbos

The Gemara states that if one digs a hole on Shabbos and only needs its earth but he does not require the hole itself, he is exempt from biblical punishment for the act that he has performed. Perhaps we can interpret this statement homiletically to mean that one can escape the clutches of the Evil Inclination by hiding in a hole on Shabbos, i.e. by rejoicing in the Shabbos, and in this way he will be patur, i.e. he will have gotten rid of his Evil Inclination.

1 comments:

The Tzionisher Rebbe said...

This is a wonderful blog. Much hatzlacha to you.

The Rebbe