Suffering & Evil in Judaism
A concept that accounts for suffering, but also contributes to the problem of its existence.
For some theologians, the evils of the Holocaust were unique; others believe they can be integrated into traditional theological discourse.
What does it mean to be 'cut off' from the Jewish people?
The deviant use of human freedom, not God, is the source of evil and suffering.
At Sinai, the Israelites pledged their allegiance to God and accepted the punishments that would result if they betrayed God.