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Dear rabbi, I am afraid of the current situation of the world because successful eradication of coronavirus is still in a stagnant position. I know the human brain has no power to know what is the next plan of Hashem. But God always punishes many wicked people on earth when He gets too angry. Has the time already come or do we still have enough time to survive? What does the Torah and works of kabbalah say about it? Please reply, rabbi, because I am worried and I don't know what will happen to me.

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Dear rabbi, with due respect I ask you this question: I think that crime (murder, corruption etc.) is increasing day by day. Now, I think there will be a day when everybody will joke at honest people - there will be millions of wicked people and very few, and maybe even only one or two honest people. But, at that time will Hashem save them? Or will they be tortured by the hands of the wicked people? Thank you.

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Hashem shall fight for you, and you shall keep still. (Exodus 14:14) Is it applicable for every righteous person, or only for those people who crossed over the Red Sea at the time of Moses?

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Dear Rabbi, in our country many people torture their parents mentally or physically and throw them beside road or in an old people's home. There are many old people whose children never come to visit them and do not give them any money. I want to help them by making a home for them and provide their basic needs. Will Hashem help me fulfill my plan?
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Rabbi JJ Hecht wrote that the real meaning of what Moshe said when he heard, from Mount. Sinai, the noise of the people worshiping the Calf: "Kol Anot Anochi Shomea" (32:18) is: "I hear them shouting: 'Anochi!' (Anochiyut!)”; [I hear the voice of selfish preoccupation (Anochiyut; egoism, egotism), the voice of arrogant selfishness]. Looking at the words: "Anochi HaShem Eloheichem - אָנֹכִי יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ " (Shemot 20:2 & 20:5, Devarim 5:6 & 5:9)" I noticed that on the one hand HaShem emphasizes that we should serve Him while on the other hand using the exact same words HaShem emphasizes that one cannot serve others ( כִּי אָנֹכִי יְהוָה אֱלֹהֶיךָ אֵל קַנָּא). This reminded me of two great teachings: And G-d said to Moshe: “Hew for yourself (Psal Lecha) two tablets of stone", (Exodus 34:1). And "Do not make for yourself a hewn image (lecha pesel)", Exodus 20:4. I can't remember the source but I once heard that: the key to understand the difference if on where we place the word 'lecha (yourself)'. Because in the first occassion, in the oreder of the sentence, the carving comes first, and 'yourself' is secondary. While in the commandment against idolatry, on the other hand, 'yourself' comes first, and the carving is secondary. The difference is that in one occassion we make our ego secondary to our service. While in the second occassion we place our ego first and let us create our own image on how to live. Likewise there is this drash on Devarim 5:5 where the words: “I (Anochi) stand between HaShem and between you...” are taken to mean that our (Anochiyus) I-ness, ego, self-centeredness, is the screen that separates between human and the Divine. It is 'anochi' – egotism – that separates us from G-d. Are there any commentaries which link the idea of ego/I-ness/self-centeredness with idolatry ? And could it be that people started following their own 'inner voice' after Moshe left who was a kind of mounthpiece through which the Almighty spoke?

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Can belief and faith in God change a decree from bad to good? For example, if somebody goes into a scary situation saying "God will help", is it more likely that God will indeed help? And if not, why do people say that? God doesn't always help, and saying something false does not supply comfort. Thank you!
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Is there a belief in predestination in Judaism, i.e. was Joseph predestined to go Egypt? A related question would then be did God arrange all the events of Joseph’s life or did God just take advantage of events that took place?
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Is there a belief in predestination (not Calvinism) in Judaism? For example, was Joseph predestined to go Egypt? A related question is: Did God arrange all the events of Joseph life or did God just take advantage of the events that took place?
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I have a question. There´s this claim of prophecy by the a certain person I read about who lived in the 1900s in India. What is Judaism's stance on prophecy during this period, and also about prophecy nowadays for that matter?
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