Jacob

Jacob’s Ladder of Evolution

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In the first account of creation the Torah describes man’s creation ex-nihilo. In the second account the Torah describes man’s formation. The Arizal says that

Jacob, David, their Enemies, and the Mashia...

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God saved Jacob from his father-in-law Lavan, his brother Esau, and his “son-in-law” Shechem (his daughter’s rapist), three generations. Jacob is the all-inclusive Jewish soul.

Spiritual Photosynthesis: Torah Color Theor...

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Photosynthesis harvests the sun’s energy. It is the biological process that transforms light into life. Much can be learnt from it. Both blue and red

“Hey, you know what’s really fu...

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“And these are the generations of Isaac the son of Abraham, Abraham begat Isaac.” Know who your father really is; he can make you potent.

Self-Diminishment

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God loves one who diminishes himself. “You are the least of all peoples” – you diminish yourselves. The Zohar says that “he who is small

Chemistry Lesson

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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

Slave of Slaves

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Noah was a “complete tzadik.” A tzadik clings to truth, is consistent. Thus Noah was both complete and consistent, but in a confined system. Shneur

Seeing Beauty, Hearing Truth

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In this world we can reach deeper into the soul by hearing than by seeing. But good sight is also important. We see beauty and

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