How to get rich

A wealthy matron asked Rabbi Yossi bar Chalafta: “What is the meaning of the verse, [God] grants wisdom to the wise (Daniel 2:21)? Isn’t this superfluous? Should it not rather state that God grants wisdom to the unwise and knowledge to those who lack understanding?”

Discover the wisdom of Pirkei Avos and the sages’ formula for wealth and prosperity.

  1. #1 by moshesharon on April 7, 2011 - 10:11 am

    So this is what the home stretch looks like a few days before Passover. To be honest, I never paid as much attention to it before; meaning that it has never had the same feel, like time is running out and I gotta do something spectacular to make this the most fantastic year ever. There’s never enough time to really get it right, so I suppose if we asked HaShem to postpone things a little we would only have to search deeper within our souls to cleanse ourselves of arrogance. Thus, we have to make do with the precious little time we’ve got left and cram a whole year’s worth of soul searching in the next fourteen days. It’s like having the last time up at bat, bottom of the ninth inning, trailing by one, two outs, bases are loaded and we’ve got one last chance to hit that sucker out of the park for a grand-slam ending in an underdog winner-take-all scenario. Read more at

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