gematria – numerology

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

Behaalotcha: Returning Lost Souls

Jun 08, 2022Comments off

“Then, the standard of the camp of the sons of Dan set out, the rear guard for all the camps, each according to their troops….”[1]

The Gift from the Desert

Jun 01, 2022Comments off

Everyone knows where the Giving of the Torah took place: At Mount Sinai, of course. But where is Mount Sinai? Nobody is exactly sure. Researchers

Ba’al Shem Tov: From One End of the Worl...

Jun 01, 2022Comments off

Translated from Rabbi Ginsburgh’s Or Yisrael (vol. 3, pp. 167-171), a three-volume anthology of stories of the Ba’al Shem Tov with commentary. In the holy

Naso: How to Overcome Addictions

Jun 01, 2022Comments off

“A man or a woman, if he sets himself apart to make a vow to consecrate himself to be a nazir to God.” Why would

Q&A: Converts Lower Level?

Jun 01, 2022Comments off

Q: Are converts to Judaism on a lower level than Jews by birth? A: God especially loves people who convert to Judaism out of love

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