gematria – numerology

The Ba’al Shem Tov and Revelation of Hidd...

Jul 28, 2022Comments off

Rabbi Ginsburgh expounds on God's Goodly Name and the duality of creation.

Rectify Demons? Or Suppress Them?

Jul 19, 2022Comments off

Under the surface of man’s soul, demons frolic, casting a shadow on the soul’s perfection. These demons are lusts, imaginary situations, anxiety, scars from the

17 Tamuz: Sometimes a Heart has to be Broke...

Jul 13, 2022Comments off

Moses descends from Mount Sinai, the Tablets of the Covenant in his hands. He sees the Golden Calf and the depraved dancing. He throws the

Pinchas: The Love Between Jacob and Leah

Jul 13, 2022Comments off

“Reuven, the eldest of Israel, the sons of Reuven, Chanoch, החֲנֹכִי    the Chanochi family, to Falu, the family of Falui…these are the families of Reuven.” The

Pirkei Avot 6:10 Rectifying our Dreams

Jul 13, 2022Comments off

God acquired five acquisitions in his world. These are: one acquisition is the Torah, one acquisition are the heavens and the earth, one acquisition is Abraham,

Fearing Only God

Jul 13, 2022Comments off

What happened when the Ba’al Shem Tov encountered a lion in the forest?

Q&A: Torah Stories Literally as Writte...

Jul 13, 2022Comments off

Q: Excuse me for saying this, but some of the stories in the Torah seem quite far-fetched. Am I supposed to believe them literally? A:

Breaking Addiction with Joy

Jul 05, 2022Comments off

One of the suggestions for helping people overcome repeated behavioral lapses is to fine themselves. To break an addiction, it is often recommended that the

Rabbi Shlomo of Karlin: Accept the Gift of ...

Jul 05, 2022Comments off

The holy Rebbe Shlomo Halevi of Karlin, was born to Rabbi Nachum in 5494 (1738). He was a preeminent student of the Maggid of Mezritch