Consummate service of God unites meditation (919), prayer (515), and action (415). They complement one another. Together, 1849 = 43^2. Meditation connects mind to heart.
A corner is a point of nothing between two well defined directions, two somethings. You don’t know what’s awaiting you around the corner. In Hebrew,
Woman was created from the “side” (often translated as “rib”) of man. “Side” = 190 = 10 times Eve. Woman, 306, side, 190 = 496,
The Oral Torah is a living, growing organism. From generation to generation its submission and separation dimensions are ever reinterpreted. But with regard to the
The Oral Torah comprises the Mishnah, the Gemara, and the Midrash. The original name of the Zohar is Midrash Yehi Or, “Let there be light.”
18 = chai (chet-yud, 8-10), life. The triangle of 8 = 36 (all numbers from 1 to 8) and of 10 = 55, together =
Some things are easy, others are hard. Hard things present more of a challenge than do easy things. Reach a balance between easy and hard.
The two transcendent levels of the soul are the “living one,” 23, and the “single one,” 37. 23 and 37 are the golden division of
The Temple Mount’s Western Wall is called the Wailing Wall because people come to pray there and cry. In the future every tear will rejoice.
The union of God and Israel, as groom and bride, is the theme of the Song of Songs. It took place in the Temple. We