gematria – numerology

Complete Torah, People and Land of Israel

Jun 17, 2022Comments off

In Kabbalah, we are taught that the super-conscious light and experience of keter (crown) reflects itself fully in the consciousness of binah (the mother in

Shlach: The Land is Very, Very Good

Jun 16, 2022Comments off

“The Land is very, very good”. Chassidut explains that in order to feel how “The Land is very, very good”, we must fulfill what is

The Challenges of the Land of Israel

Jun 16, 2022Comments off

  Why do we need challenges in our lives? And what is the specific challenge of living in the Land of Israel?

Q&A: Divorce from a Bad Marriage

Jun 16, 2022Comments off

Q: I recently divorced from an abusive husband. I feel like I have failed in terms of Jewish tradition. A: It is a great mitzvah

The Ba'al Shem Tov: The Soulful Sigh

Jun 16, 2022Comments off

Translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s Or Yisrael (vol. 2, p. 211), a three-volume anthology of stories of the Ba’al Shem Tov with commentary.   It was

Bha’alotcha: Moses’ Prophecy and the Ki...

Jun 08, 2022Comments off

Among all the prophets, Moses' prophecy stands out as unique. In this week's parashah, Moses' prophecy is described as being "mouth to mouth" from the

Understanding Adolescence: From Chaos to Re...

Jun 08, 2022Comments off

One of the most foundational topics in the Kabbalah of the Arizal is the shattering of the so-called World of Chaos and the construction of

Ba’al Shem Tov: From the Heart

Jun 08, 2022Comments off

Translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s trilogy on the Ba’al Shem Tov, Or Yisrael, vol. 2, p. 206. Once the entire congregation was reciting Psalms in the

Gematria Shorts for Beha’alotcha

Jun 08, 2022Comments off

In the latter part of the parashah (Numbers 11:27), we find Eldad and Meidad prophecizing, “Eldad and Meidad are prophecizing in the camp” (אֶלְדָּד וּמֵידָד

Q&A: What is God Telling Me?

Jun 08, 2022Comments off

Q: Recently I have experienced a series of unpleasant events that have all happened with Divine Providence: Things breaking down, theft of valuables, and high