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Divine Assistance
The viewpoint of the Gaon's Disciple, Rabbi Chaim of Volozhin [brought as part of an Article on tekhelet by Shlomo Scheinman]


In many mitzvahs, we arrived at good results specifically by means of action and effort and not by “sitting until the Messiah comes.

            To this I add that we learn from Rabbi Chaim of Volozhin [Nefesh Hachaim, shaar 1, chapter 9 ] that in accordance to the effort on behalf of a mitzvah, we merit to get assistance from heaven in that mitzvah.

        There he said “ And so too all the orders of his Divine Providence with us, Let he be Blessed, are in accordance to the amount of movement and awakening that comes to them from our actions below; and accordance with this amount does a pleasant face descend  and is pulled to us below.”…

        “And therefore at the splitting of the Red Sea, He, Let he be Blessed, said to Moshe, “Why do you scream to me, speak to the children of Israel and let them travel” (Exodus 14:15). That is to say, upon them does the matter depend. For if they will display full faith and trust and travel and go to the sea, their heart depending [on Hashem] and not afraid, from the mere fact that they strongly trust that it will definitely split before them, this will cause awakening above, that the miracle indeed shall be done for them and it shall split before them.”…


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  2. Rabbi Akiva’s Proof For the Existence of Hashem[G-d]
  3. Hashem Continues to Supervise Human Affairs
  4. Are the Commandments of Judaism, Demands , I Would Expect from an Omnipotent Creator?
  5. An Insurance Policy For Someone Who Still Has His Doubts
  6. The Jewish View on Heaven and Hell
  7. The Experience of People Who Were Clinically Dead And Came Back to Life
  8. The Chafetz Chaim Hated Russian Communist Leaders
  9. Miracles of the Gulf War
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  12. Torah Codes by Professor Daniel Michelson
  13. Redemption Even Though They Don’t Do Teshuva [ Repent ]
  14. Why G-d Let Bin-Laden Succeed!
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  2. False Prophet
  3. The Tradition
  4. The Mitzva To Appoint Judges and Officials to Enforce the Law
  5. Let Us Make Man... (Genesis 1:26)
  6. The Man That Blasphemed
  7. The Task of the Spy, Eli Cohen, H"YD. - A Torah Hint About This
  8. Resurrection of the Dead
  9. Most of The Prohibitions of The Bible Do Not Apply To Gentiles
  10. Anthology of the Views of The Vilna Gaon