Isaiah hints at why: "I am the Eternal, there is no other. Similarly God, the infinite source of peace, creates evil by shielding a portion of the peace.
The biblical definition of creation is the partial withdrawal of God's presence.
Without doubt, however, after a short period of time those moments of enjoyment will be nothing but a memory, with the candy long since consumed and the broken toys lying on the junk heap.We can choose to follow our own whims or we can choose to adopt the will of an omniscient Father. turn my will over to God, and seek to do only that which is His will for me.With stories and insights, Rabbi Twerski's new book Twerski on Machzor makes Rosh Hashanah prayers more meaningful. Feel what it will be like when you achieve your worthwhile goals. Believe that with the Almighty's help you will be able to reach the goals for which you strive. If I surrender my will and turn my life over completely to the will of God, do I not thereby abrogate my power of free choice? Take the example of a child who receives money for his birthday.An immature child may run off to the toy store or candy store and spend the money on everything his heart desires.In this particular case, the Arabs won the battle -- to scare the Jews out of Jaffa -- but lost the war: The riots spurred Jewish settlement in neighboring Tel Aviv, which left Jaffa nearly devoid of Jewish commercial interests.