No Need for a Blessing

The Torah tells us, “ארור הגבר אשר יבטח באדם ושם בשר זרועו ומן ה ‘ יסור לבו… ברוך הגבר אשר יבטח בה’ והיה ה’ מבטחו” (Yirmiyah 17:5-7)- A person who places his faith in man is cursed and removes his heart from Hashem… Blessed is a person who has faith in Hashem, and Hashem is …

The Camel and the Bundle

The Vilna Gaon explains a Gemarah in Rosh Hashana (26) as follows: There was a discussion in the Bais Hamedrash regarding the passuk “השלך על ה יהבך והוא יכלכלך ” – “Cast your burden on Hashem and He will sustain you.” The Gemarah says that the Rabanan couldn’t understand the meaning of the word יהבך. …