Lights of Chaos in Vessels of Order

Mar 28, 20112 Comments

The messianic formula: Lights of Chaos in Vessels of Order. Lights of Chaos are great, unbounded lights. They give full, outspoken expression to what one

Eyes of the Congregation

Mar 23, 20112 Comments

The sages are called “the eyes of the congregation.” They are visionaries, they are guides, and they open our eyes to see truth. In the

From Afar God Appears to Me

Mar 23, 2011No Comments

In one verse King David says: “I place God before me always” (“שויתי הוי’ לנגדי תמיד”). But in another he says: “My sin is before

The Language of Creation

Mar 14, 20111 Comment

The Torah has body and soul, law and mystery. Both derive from a common source: the Hebrew language. The first text of Kabbalah is the