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"Breaking of the Vessels"

Mar 31, 2014No Comments

Q: What is the concept of the "breaking of the vessels" in Kabbalah and Chassidut? A: The breaking of the vessels is a stage in the creative process

Kabbalah and Jewish Renewal

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Q: I am a student in high school and I am doing a report on Kabbalah as a form of a Jewish Renewal. If it does

The Number 18

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Q: What is the significance of the number 18? A: The main thing that we can learn from 18, Chai, is the fulfillment of Torah and commandments (mitzvot), as

How Many Letters in the Torah?

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Q: I have heard that there are references to the Torah containing 600,000 letters. However, we know that the Torah actually has a bit more than

40 and Hebrew Mysticism

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Q: Does the number 40 have significance in Hebrew mysticism? Thank you, A: The number 40 is of great significance, not only in mysticism, but also in

137–The Fine Structure Constant

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Q:This question is that of a physicist I know with whom I spoke about "137", the fine structure constant gematrias. His comment is how can

Hastening the Redemption through the Study ...

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Q: I was told that only through the study of the Zohar will the Mashiach manifest. What about good deeds and bringing Jews closer to Judaism? A: Every mitzvah ("commandment")

Hastening the Redemption through the Study ...

Mar 31, 2014No Comments

Q: I was told that only through the study of the Zohar will the Mashiach manifest. What about good deeds and bringing Jews closer to Judaism? A: Every mitzvah ("commandment")

Is Repentance a Prerequisite to Redemption?

Mar 31, 2014No Comments

Q: What will we do if the Mashiach comes and many Jews are not yet keeping mitzvot? Will they still be able to elevate themselves?

The Gog Umagog (Armageddon) War

Mar 28, 2014No Comments

Q: Please level with me. Is there any way to prevent the Gog Umagog (Armageddon) war, or is it really too late, and all we can do

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