In G-d (and Money) We Trust (Episode 22)

At first glance, Psalms 115:4 seems to say nothing but the blindingly obvious: “Their idols are silver and gold; the work of human hands.” But Rabbi Pesach Wolicki tells David Nekrutman that King David uses a surprising term for “idol” which changes everything; that instead of repeating something we already know, he is teaching something important about human trust, toil, expectation, and disappointment. What does this have to do with United States currency? Leave it to David and Rabbi Wolicki to figure it out.