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Miscellaneous Tweets, Part 2

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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

Miscellaneous Tweets, Part 1

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

Spiritual Nutrients

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The 3 basic nutrients are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Spiritually, they correspond to acts of kindness, prayer, and Torah study. The Torah describes the most

Waving the Flag of Torah

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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.

Rebuilding our Inner and Outer Worlds

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The Temple Mount’s Western Wall is called the Wailing Wall because people come to pray there and cry. In the future every tear will rejoice.

The 10th of Tevet

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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

Isaac’s and Rebecca’s Prayers

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When we perform a mitzvah we hug God (and He hugs us) as it were. When we learn the sweet words of Torah we kiss.

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

Pray for Rain

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We pray for rain. Rain = 343 (7 cubed), prayer = 515, both symmetric numbers. Together they = 858 = 33 times 26, a “wave”

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.

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