Making Bitter Waters Sweet

How do you deal with people and situations that leave a bitter taste in your mouth?

Find out by analyzing a strange story that takes place in this week's Torah reading about the bitter waters at Marah.

Why does Midrash say that the waters became bitter only after the Jews arrived? Why did the waters in their canteens turn bitter, too? What does this teach us about dealing with negative people and situations?

Based on 15 Shvat 5720, Hisva'aduyos vol. 27 pp. 361-3.


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