Fear is one of the most misunderstood emotions we have. In light of that, it’s no wonder a lot of Jews have a hard time during the High Holidays like Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kipur. The central focus of almost all the prayers is fear of God and somehow it’s portrayed as a good thing.
In this class Rabbi Yonasan Bender LCSW Psychotherapist tackles this hot issue. Why is fear of God so vital to our well-being and can it even protect us from unnecessary suffering?