The opening phrase of the Torah, “In the beginning God created…” (1202) = “worms” (תולעים) and “doubts” (ספקות). There are good worms and bad worms.
There are many worlds. In the highest spiritual World of Emanation there is no consciousness other than that of God. * The Bible speaks of
Consummate service of God unites meditation (919), prayer (515), and action (415). They complement one another. Together, 1849 = 43^2. Meditation connects mind to heart.
In Kabbalah, a mazal is a channel that connects the unconscious to the conscious mind. There are two primary mazalot, one connecting the unconscious to
The sages teach that the evil inclination has seven names. The first name was given by God: “evil,” implying a force that takes you “down.”
Trial and error is the foundation of modern science. In Torah as well we must adopt an approach of trial and error to reach new
Before his passing King David said to his son Solomon, “Know the God of your father with a perfect heart and a longing soul.” “A
Yehudit (in English, Judy) is the heroine of Chanukah. She beheaded Aloforni, the Greek commander-in-chief. Where do you get such a girl?! Heroine sounds like
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.
Young King Solomon (at the age of 12) won the heart of the Jewish People by his Divinely inspired judgment of the two prostitutes. In