In the opinion of Meam Loez commentary on Shmuel/Samuel there was a time of “boiling hot wrath” when David counted Israel, and therefore the Nation of Israel was punished by a plague.

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In the opinion of Meam Loez commentary to Shmuel/Samuel, there was a time of “boiling hot wrath” when David counted Israel, and therefore the Nation of Israel was punished by a plague. last revised 25th of Nissan, 5780 -April 19,2020 … Continued

In wake of the Corona Plague – One Should Recall the Words of Ramban and Radak Who Said: All Those Thousands That Fell By A Plague In the Days of David, Fell Only on Account that They Did Not Demand the Temple

The last chapter of II Shmuel {Samuel} as translated by https://www.chabad.org/library/bible_cdo/aid/15884 1 And again the anger of the Lord was kindled against Israel and He moved David against them, saying, “Go count Israel and Judah.” 2 And the king said … Continued

Rambam: We Should Not Accept Converts – When We Have Good Reason To Believe There is an Ulterior Motive

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Excerpts From Translation of Rambam (Maimonides), Hilchot Issurei Biah Chapter 13 http://www.chabad.org/library/article_cdo/aid/960661/jewish/Issurei-Biah-Chapter-Thirteen.htm The proper way of performing the mitzvah is when a male or a female prospective convert comes, we inspect his motives for conversion. Perhaps he is coming for … Continued