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Observing Shabbat

Jul 22, 20112 Comments

Shabbat in relation to the weekdays is as sight to hearing. Throughout the week Divine vibrations fill my heart. On Shabbat I see Godliness. In

Keen Eyesight Isn’t Necessarily Good ...

Jul 16, 20113 Comments

The Torah lists by name the non-kosher birds. One of them is the ra’ah, literally “the seer.” The sages explain: It stands in Babylonia and sees

Seeing Inside

Jul 10, 2011No Comments

In Hebrew, the idiom “to see someone’s face” can mean either to appease him or to fight him. After winning the wrestling bout with Esau’s

Perfect Vision

Jul 03, 20111 Comment

Each month of the year is associated with a sense. The sense of the month of Tamuz is sight. The month of Tamuz is the

Kabbalah and the Art of Tying Your Shoelace...

Jun 09, 20115 Comments

First put on your right shoe, then your left shoe, then bind your left shoe, and finally bind your right shoe. That’s the way Jews

The First Ten Questions

Jun 06, 20111 Comment

Questions come from doubt. Doubt comes from sin. Sin comes from illusion. The Torah was given to save us from false illusions. Illusion is in

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

Never Too Late

May 18, 20111 Comment

Never give up. It’s never too late. Apparent irreversible damage is also reversible. Even when it’s all over it’s not over. Life goes on. Maybe

Mouth to Mouth

Mar 25, 2011No Comments

Both Purim and Pesach commemorate the redemption of the Jewish People. Both begin with the letter pei (פ), which means “mouth.” Informing Miriam and Aaron

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

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