RaYBaSH’s Ponderings of the Perkei Avot
By Yehudah ben Shomeyr
The REAL Power of 10!
Drew Carey and David Letterman ain’t got nothing on these 10!
Ethics of the Fathers: Chapter Five
There were ten generations from Adam to Noah. This is to teach us the extent of God's tolerance; for all these generations angered Him, until He brought upon them the waters of the Flood. There were ten generations from Noah to Abraham. This is to teach us the extent of God's tolerance; for all these generations angered Him, until Abraham came and reaped the reward for them all. With ten tests our father Abraham was tested and he withstood them all--in order to make known how great was our father Abraham's love [for God]. Ten miracles were performed for our forefathers in
-- Yehudah ben Shomeyr