Faith in God is the ground from which all good in life grows, just as the nature of ground is to make the possessor of it wealthy, so does faith act as the bottom wrung from which all good grows.

Rav Avraham Yitschak HaKohen Kook
El-HaMidot
Emunah

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6 October in History

In 1943, Helen Manaster, a Jew posing as a Catholic, is called out of the delivery room in the Kraków, Poland, hospital while in the throes labor pains to face two Gestapo agents. She keeps her calm and the Gestapo agents tell her to go back to bed.

28 Tishrei in History

Today marks the passing of Rav Shmuel Landau of Prague, second son of the Noda BeYehuda in 1837.