gematria – numerology

Pirkei Avot 1:10 Converts and Penitents

Aug 26, 2020Comments off

Shma’ayah and Avtalyon received from them. Shma’ayah would say: Love work, loath mastery over others, and avoid intimacy with the government. (Pirkei Avot 1:10)  Shma’ayah

Q&A: How Should a Woman Serve God in E...

Aug 26, 2020Comments off

Q: How is a woman supposed to serve God in the month of Elul? After all, women are exempt from hearing the daily shofar in

Ki Teitzei: Curing Doubt

Aug 26, 2020Comments off

  Amalek is not only an external enemy. Fighting against the Jewish people, soon after their freedom from slavery in Egypt, Amalek's goal was to

Elul for Redemption

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Chassidic Melody for Elul: Ani Ledodi

Aug 20, 2020Comments off

“I am to my beloved and my beloved is to me.” Rabbi Ginsburgh sings the verse that he expounded upon above.

For Whom was the World Created?

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For whom was the world created? “Rav said, the world was created for David. And Shmuel said, for Moses and Rabbi Yochanan said, for Mashiach.”[1]

Rabbi Dudel of Lelov: Childbirth and Chole...

Aug 19, 2020Comments off

Rabbi Dovid Shlomo Tzvi Biderman of Lelov (Lelów) also known as Rebbe Dudel, was the fourth Rebbe of the Lelov dynasty. He was born to

Pirkei Avot 6:1 Climbing the Ladder: Righte...

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Rabbi Meir would say: Whoever studies Torah for Torah's sake alone, merits many things… and it [the Torah] prepares him to be righteous, pious, upright and faithful… Our

Q&A: What is my Mission in Life?

Aug 19, 2020Comments off

Q: How can I know what my mission in life is? If I study a lot of Torah, will this give me more insight? A:

We Can Sweeten the World

Aug 13, 2020Comments off

On the surface, the spiritual service of transforming darkness to light and bitterness to sweetness seems to be the service of pious individuals, while the