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For this crime he is imprisoned for nine years and subsequently forced to carry a yellow badge identifying him as former convict – something that resonates with post-Holocaust Jewry far more than Victor Hugo could ever have imagined. The opening verse of the Torah tells us, “In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.” The Divine name that is used, Elokim (transliterated with the letter “k” instead of “h” so as not to needlessly write His holy name) is synonymous with God as Ruler.His nemesis, Inspector Javert, is the ostensible defender of law and order. It refers to the Heavenly attribute of Justice, midat ha-din.For the first time in his life, Javert is faced with the situation where he must decide between the two.Unable to find a solution to this dilemma, and horrified at the sudden realization that Valjean’s past no longer deserved cruel punishment in the present, Javert's entire system of moral values is shattered.Rabbi Benjamin Blech, a frequent contributor to Aish, is a Professor of Talmud at Yeshiva University and an internationally recognized educator, religious leader, and lecturer.He is the author of 19 highly acclaimed books with combined sales of over a half million copies, A much sought after speaker, he is available as scholar in residence in your community.
The world cannot exist solely with justice without mercy – and those who attempt it will lose even their will to survive.It is the God who created laws of nature – laws unbending and indifferent to specific preferences of people.Yet, as Rashi’s commentary explains (Genesis 1:1): It does not say “of the Lord’s creation of” for in the beginning it was His intention to create it with the Divine Standard of Justice, but he perceived that the world would not endure; so He preceded it with the Divine Standard of Mercy, allying it with the Divine Standard of Justice, and that is the reason it is written in chapter 2:4:“on the day the Lord God made earth and heaven.” God solely as judge is an impossibility. To deal with the world, He must also be the Lord – the four letter name of God known as the Tetragrammaton (Ado – nay).It revolves around how best to resolve the conflict between mercy and justice. He is obsessed with re-arresting Jean Valjean in spite of his complete rehabilitation.Jean Valjean and Inspector Javert, the two chief protagonists of Les Misérables, are locked in lifelong battle. He sees himself as saintly because he dedicates his life to punishing sinners.