Meditative prayer lifts us up and out of our mundane reality. The early chasidim would meditate an hour, pray an hour, then meditate an additional
There are many worlds. In the highest spiritual World of Emanation there is no consciousness other than that of God. * The Bible speaks of
18 = chai (chet-yud, 8-10), life. The triangle of 8 = 36 (all numbers from 1 to 8) and of 10 = 55, together =
The union of God and Israel, as groom and bride, is the theme of the Song of Songs. It took place in the Temple. We
613 = lights. Its mid-point, 307 = light beauty = Rebecca. Adam = 45. Eve's original name (before the sin), Chayah = 23, Adam's mid-point.
In Kabbalah, man is light and woman is beauty. Man illuminates woman (finds her) and woman embodies man (forms him). Man-light = 518 = 7
"Love truth and peace" = 853. Mashiach = 358 – two complementary numbers. Light = 207, Shabbat = 702. Shabbat is the day of light.
Yocheved and Miryam, mother and daughter, were the two Hebrew midwives in Egypt. When Yocheved gave birth to Moses, Miryam was her midwife. At Moses'
Today, the 10th of Tevet, is the 10th day of the 10th month (from Nisan, the beginning of months) and the 100th (102) day of
For true peace on earth there must be one religion for all mankind. That religion is Judaism: 613 commandments for Jews and 7 for non-Jews.