The positive value of suffering

Shiur #5 in Rav Aharon Kahn’s Hashkafah Series Based on Mishlei with Biur HaGra.

Content Description: Various understandings of the word ‘musar’ in Mishlei. Positive value of yisurim. Short discussion of “Vi-nishmartem mi-od li-nafshosaychem” in the Rambam. Discussion of aliyah la-Torah for the klalos of the tochachah.

Citations: Besides the commentaries on Mishlei presented in the source packet, the following sources are referenced in this shiur: Mechilta D’Rabbi Yishmael (Yisro), found in the source packet on pages 1-2, and Gemara Megillah 31b, found in the source packet on page 2, and the Maharal’s Sefer Derech Chaim, found in the source packet on pages 3-4, and the Shlah HaKadosh, found on page 4.

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