Acharei-Pesach – Joy and Judgment

Why do we find that the verse tells us in Koheles that the righteous and the wicked can seem to have the same fate – be it positive or negative? Why is it that the time of joy – the holidays – coincides with a time of judgment? Why did the students of R’ Akiva die in this happy time from Pesach to Shavuos? Why does Hashem sometimes bring difficult or challenging situations to us in the moment of great joy? How does this relate to the sons of Aharon, Nadav and Avihu, who lost their lives at the very moment of the joy of the dedication of the Mishkan-Tabernacle?

Find out in this week’s Parsha Podcast.

Running time: 26:08

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