King David

The Needle in the Nose: Evil Kings and Mess...

Nov 06, 2017Comments off

Hang onto your seats as you watch Rabbi Ginsburgh’s lecture on the evil kings of the past, their incarnations, rectifications, correlation to the light of

Right and Left – Parashat Vayera

Nov 03, 2017Comments off

Abraham constantly advanced from intellect to faith until the surprising climax at the Binding of Isaac Parashat Vayera is the second Torah portion that deals

What to Pray For

Jun 09, 2011No Comments

Bat Sheva prayed that her son, Solomon, be wise and fitting for prophecy. David’s other wives prayed that their sons be fitting to rule. King

“This is He”: The Outside and I...

May 24, 2011No Comments

The description of David, “reddish with beautiful eyes” (“אַדְמוֹנִי עִם יְפֵה עֵינַיִם”) equals “kingdom” (malchut, מלכות, 496). That’s what it takes to be a king

Who Am I? The Reddishness of King David

May 24, 2011No Comments

King David asked the question “Who am I?” The Bible describes him as “reddish with beautiful eyes and goodly appearance.” Each of us has a

Ruling in the Exception

Apr 26, 2011No Comments

Progress in science (and society) is made by taking note of details that a previous theory is unable to account for. The history of modern

No Body – No Anger

Apr 07, 20111 Comment

The phrase “He is not a body and not a power in a body” (אינו גוף ולא כח בגוף) contains 16 letters. Written as a

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

Hidden Things

Mar 18, 2011No Comments

David beseeches God: “Who can understand errors; cleanse me from hidden things” (“שגיאות מי יבין מנסתרות נקני”). Errors are unintentional sins. But what are “hidden

Holy Worms

Mar 10, 2011No Comments

The opening phrase of the Torah, “In the beginning God created…” (1202) = “worms” (תולעים) and “doubts” (ספקות). There are good worms and bad worms.