20 Jun 2006

[m., pl. “Reshaim”]; a wicked person; the opposite of the “Tzaddik,” the righteous person. This individual rejects the Kingship of HaShem, rejects the Mitzvot, the Commandments, and rejects the Morality of the Torah, thinking he can define it on his own. Generally, the “Rasha” is concerned only about his own interests, rather than about the “zulat,” the other. He or she remove themselves from the larger community, be it the Jewish community or the general community. With all that, there is hope for him or her. By the Process of “Teshuvah,” Repentance, he or she can erase all their sins.