Breaking Down the Highest Level of Empathy

Rabbi Simon Jacobson breaks down the highest level of empathy by telling a story of the Mittler Rebbe.


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How to Comfort and Be Comforted: A 5 Step Plan to Building Empathy
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Jacquelyn Helene Contreras
3 years ago

I would like more empathy towards people suffering storm damage and other losses. I feel like my choices to seek Hashem have removed
the possibilty of suffering such loss. I count on compassion and mercy from Hashem, and receive it. So when other people suffer, sometimes I’m like Jobs friends, well, what did you do to have you home demolished? I’m a jerk sometimes. Today, Jerk no more. I am new.

Jacquelyn H Contreras
2 years ago

This is hard. I fear empathizing to the darkness and pain. But GD is with me, and I must go.

11 months ago

empathizing with the darkness and pain lets you become whole, empathize with all otherwise it is pride

Michelle Jacobson
2 years ago

Beautiful story and the quote used is magnificent. “People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” A memorable teacher. A memorable family member or friend. Focusing on relating, is such a basic human connection and I appreciate the empathy story your shared. Todah Rabah

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