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Why Do Bad Things Happen?

It's not fair!

Math homework, a broken bone, having to clean your room... Why is the world so full of challenges? Why do bad things happen?

Jewish Philosophy Perspectives

Rabbis have wrestled with the issue of unfairness in the world for centuries. They have come at it from different perspectives in Jewish philosophy and provided different answers. At the root of all the answers is the fact that we, as human beings, don’t have the same big picture thinking that Hashem does. 

Rabbi Siddur takes us back in history to the times of Avraham, Yosef and King David to investigate the question of why bad things happen and, more importantly, how to respond when they do.

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