Moses sent twelve spies to spy out the land of Israel prior to the expected entry of the Jewish nation into the land. Instead of
The description of David, “reddish with beautiful eyes” (“אַדְמוֹנִי עִם יְפֵה עֵינַיִם”) equals “kingdom” (malchut, מלכות, 496). That’s what it takes to be a king
The two great exiles of the Jewish People in our days: Edom (אדום, 51) and Ishmael (ישמעאל, 451) equal 502 = “Cursed be Haman” (ארור
In the Torah there are many applications to the “law of similars.” One of them is that in order to kill a snake you must
The Torah has body and soul, law and mystery. Both derive from a common source: the Hebrew language. The first text of Kabbalah is the
613 = lights. Its mid-point, 307 = light beauty = Rebecca. Adam = 45. Eve’s original name (before the sin), Chayah = 23, Adam’s mid-point.
God loves one who diminishes himself. “You are the least of all peoples” – you diminish yourselves. The Zohar says that “he who is small
The 4 elements of the ancients, fire-air-water-earth, correspond to the 4 modern elements, carbon-oxygen-hydrogen-nitrogen, respectively. The element of earth is the power of growth in
What do you prefer, to know all that a human mind can possibly know, or just to be nothing? To be nothing does not mean
When the mind is too tired to study a Torah text in depth, that’s the time to count its letters. God created mathematics for relaxation.