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Tag: Yetzer Harah
January 29, 2014 | 6:35 pm
September 4, 2003 | 8:00 pm
The rabbis of the Talmud tell us that we are created with yetzer hatov (good inclination) or yetzer harah (bad inclination).
And, like Harry Potter and the evil Lord Voldemort, they're engaged in a never-ending battle. And have been since birth.
Indeed, with apologies to John...