Samson the Magnificent (or how to nag a great man to death)

No man is perfect – ask any woman. But there is one sure way to destroy a man’s life, and Delilah understood how to push the buttons that brought the world’s strongest man to his knees. A lot of things went wrong in Samson’s personal life – yet he is still a hero to us today. He could carry the iron gates of a city forty miles, kill a thousand pagans with a jawbone of an ass, bend steel with his bare hands, leap tall buildings with a single bound… Yet, there was one thing that made him give up on life and to desire death – the constant nagging of the woman he loved. This week’s teaching on Shabbat Night Live is a lesson for men and women, young and old alike…

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