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Suffering & Evil Quiz

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    Jewish thinkers throughout the ages have asked: Why do bad things happen to good people?
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    According to the Talmud, when Rabbi Akiba was tortured by the Romans at the end of his life, what did he do?

     He repeated the Shema prayer again and again

     He closesd his eyes and ignored the pain

     He mystically enabled himself to explode into fire

     He embraced the pain and redirected it for good