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The Calendar and Holidays (incl. Sabbath)

Jeremiah’s Sadness

Question: I was reading in class about Jeremiah and it says that he was always really sad. What was his burden? What was wrong?

Answer: Jeremiah, of all the prophets, was the one who had to witness the actual destruction of the Temple and the Jewish kingdom. For centuries, prophets had been warning of the calamity that would occur if Israel continued to turn away from G-d. But Jeremiah was the one on the job when it happened. As he says in Lamentations (3(1)): “I am the man who has seen affliction by the rod of His wrath.”

Best wishes,
Michoel Reach

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