Keep your distance from the government

Pirkei Avot condenses thousands of years of rabbinic wisdom into a few short pages. In this series of short videos I go through, translate and explain the text line by line. You can find the whole series HERE, and sign up to get weekly updates, including any new videos HERE.

In chapter 1, line 10 we learn about how to remain humble by working with our hands and avoiding becoming overly identified with the government, and thereby maintaining our ultimate fealty to God alone.