להתחברות

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פתיחה

Beit Hillel

Beit Hillel

You should always praise a bride
for her beauty.
you cannot offend someone
just  because of truth.
see the Talmudic debate here
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Beit Shamai

Beit Shamai

Always!?
and what if she is ugly?
You cannot lie!!
praise her, for what she is.
see the Talmudic debate here
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סיכום 

Seinfeld's dilemma of truth versus compassion was compared to a Talmudic debate about how to complement an ugly bride. While both values are considered very important in the Jewish tradition , Beit Hilllel claimed that you cannot offend someone for the sake of sticking to the truth. An interesting rebuttal was made that this will lead to a phony polite society where you can never know what others are thinking of you (as illustrated in the Seinfeld ugly baby episode).

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