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Main article: Happiness in Judaism
The concept of simcha is an important one in Jewish philosophy. A
popular teaching by Rabbi Nachman of Breslov, a 19th-century Chassidic
Rabbi, is "
Mitzvah Gedolah Le'hiyot Besimcha Tamid," it is a great
mitzvah (commandment) to always be in a state of happiness. When a
person is happy they are much more capable of serving God and going
about their daily activities than when depressed or upset.
Jews often use simcha in its capacity as a
Religion and happiness Happiness in Judaism
^ Likutei MoHaran ^ Simcha - Koscheres Bier aus Sachsen ^ Free-wheeling U.S. spirit stoked gangsters, prof says, Jewish Bulletin of Northern California, December 4, 1998
Simcha Blisters" article about Jewish attitude of accountability to
"Simcha" - Jewish music from New Zealand
Simcha Productions in Israel
"SimchaHappens" - a blog by an individual embracing simcha
"The South Coast
Simcha Band" - A klezmer and
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