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Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz: “Opposites both attract and complement each other.”

Divine peace is the creation of harmony both from and through opposites.

In a state of such peace, different people, different issues and different ideas are bound together not out of necessity, but out of choice.

In our world, differences are a source of estrangement and enmity.

But on a higher level, opposites both attract and complement each other.

When this happens, then there is true peace in the world.

This is the essence of the complete, total peace, which reigns in both “the Divine retinue and the terrestrial retinue,” ascending to the highest level, the level of “God is peace.”

–Rabi Adin Steinsaltz