Sunday, December 30, 2007

Wednesday, December 19, 2007

New Article: Mission Impossible?

It is my pleasure to present to you this article that was published in the internationally read Nshei Chabad Newsletter. Below is the unabridged version: Mission: Assigned

An important assembly was taking place in heaven. Each angel stood eagerly waiting for his turn to receive his mission. G-d turned to one angel and began: “You will be Malach Michoel. You will be responsible for nurturing, assisting and supporting the Jewish people.” He turned to another angel and said, “You will be Malach Gavriel. You will be in charge of fighting the enemies of the Jews.” To a third He said, “You will be Malach Rephoel – healing the sick.” The tasks were given out in this manner to many more angels, until He turned to the last one and announced, “You will be the Satan.”

The puzzled angel inquired, “Satan? What is that? What do I have to do?”

“Ah,” G-d replied. “Your job is to make trouble.”

“Trouble? What do you mean?”