Feb 21, 2016

Raize Guttman 01-17-16 (7 Sh'vat 5776)

Parshat Lech Lecha - Chapter 12 - Verse 8.

We spoke last week about the concept that Avraham pitched Sarah's tent first. The Alkabetz brings down a Rambam regarding this verse that says a man is supposed to love his wife like himself and honor his wife more than himself. A wife must honor her husband exceedingly. (Love for her comes naturally). This exceeding amount of honor is the secret formula for a successful marriage. Today we speak about Kavod (respect/honor), which is necessary in all relationships between all people - Anyone you want to have a meaningful relationship with.