King David

Holy Worms

Mar 10, 2011No Comments

The opening phrase of the Torah, “In the beginning God created…” (1202) = “worms” (תולעים) and “doubts” (ספקות). There are good worms and bad worms.

Miscellaneous Tweets, Part 1

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

There are many worlds. In the highest spiritual World of Emanation there is no consciousness other than that of God. * The Bible speaks of

Waving the Flag of Torah

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

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.

The Two Mazalot

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

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 Seven Names of the Evil Inclination

Feb 24, 20111 Comment

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

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

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

A Longing Soul

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

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

Chanukah and Drugs

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

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

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

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

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.

The Rights and Wrongs of King Solomon

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

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

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