Shaar HaBitachon: Lesson 1

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In this first lesson, we begin to study the author's preface to his work and examine the definition of trust as well as the difference between trust and belief.

Among the points discussed is that by choosing to believe in a ‘caretaker’ other than G-d, we cause ourselves to feel like we are actually dependent on that thing instead of G-d. A parable of the Dubna Maggid helps us to understand the foolishness of this exchange.

(Author's Introduction)