Vayigash – To Make or Not to Make Commitments

What is the danger of making commitments? Why does the Midrash seem to encourage us to steer clear of commitments? What is the idea behind the opposite suggestions, which involve ‘peace between man and his fellow?’ What was the result of Yehuda’s commitment – was it positive or negative? What is the lesson that we can learn in regards to the importance and danger of commitments? How does this relate to the concept of being motivated by less powerful motivations?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 23:48

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