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Of Unicorns and Men

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A horn is also a musical instrument, beginning with the shofar, the crown of all musical instruments in the Torah. Unicorns have one horn protruding

All the King’s Horses

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God created the world ex nihilo with speech – “And God said ‘Let there be light,” etc. Communication is creation. Learn to communicate. In general,

Honey, Bears and Bees

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Proverbs: “Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and health to the bones.” Chewing honeycomb heals one’s bones. Honey, especially when mixed

Jacob’s Ladder of Evolution

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In the first account of creation the Torah describes man’s creation ex-nihilo. In the second account the Torah describes man’s formation. The Arizal says that

Spiritual Photosynthesis: Torah Color Theor...

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Photosynthesis harvests the sun’s energy. It is the biological process that transforms light into life. Much can be learnt from it. Both blue and red

Cats and Dogs

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Why do people like dogs and cats? Dogs are little wolves and cats are little lions. They give us the feeling that nature can be

The Many Circumcisions of the Soul

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God appeared to Abraham because after endless good deeds that he had done to age 99 he still felt himself uncircumcised. To circumcise oneself is

Flying Lesson #2: Flying & Swimming

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The word lashut in Hebrew means both “to swim” and “to fly.” It is what fish and birds – both created on the same day

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