Metzorah – Why do bad things happen to good people?

Metzora is an ancient illness and its relationship to Lashon Hara — speaking ill of another. When bad things (illness) happen to good people it challenges our faith. Hassidic teachings inform that adversity and challenge are drawn from a much higher good. It allows us to rise to our highest potential Next time you experience pain or disappointment, rest assured that the source arises from the highest good and compassion