Chutzpa, Good or Not: The Gate of Audacity

August 9, 2023 by Lazer Brody

Chutzpa is the Hebrew word for audacity. When we activate our chutzpa in the right place, we gird ourselves in strength and are able to take a bold stand against evil. On the other hand, chutzpa in the wrong place sends a person into a self-destruct mode. Today’s lesson on Chapter Four of Orchus Tzaddikim – Ways of the Righteous – teaches us to differentiate between “holy chutzpa” and the unholy type.

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