structure of the soul

A Letter for Rosh Hashanah 5778 from Harav...

Sep 24, 2017Comments off

Erev Rosh Hashanah 5778 A Letter for Rosh Hashanah 5778 from Harav Yitzchak Ginsburgh   As the new year approaches, we send everyone, wherever you

Uniting the Four Elements in the Soul

Aug 08, 20111 Comment

The two elements of fire and water unite in the Temple. The two elements of air and earth unite in the Land of Israel. In

Kabbalah and the Art of Tying Your Shoelace...

Jun 09, 20115 Comments

First put on your right shoe, then your left shoe, then bind your left shoe, and finally bind your right shoe. That’s the way Jews

…to Everything

Jun 02, 2011No Comments

Our origin is in the Divine nothing. Our goal is to understand everything, as it says, “Those that seek God shall understand everything.” We come

Life After Death

May 18, 20112 Comments

There are three levels of life: Living a healthy life in this world; life after spiritual death (sin); life after physical death. To live a

Elisha’s Chaotic Sleep

Mar 09, 20112 Comments

Elisha Ben Avuya was dubbed Acher, “other,” because he left the side of Torah (the side of faith) and went to the “other side” (the

Miscellaneous Tweets, Part 2

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

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

The Meaning of Life

Feb 24, 20111 Comment

18 = chai (chet-yud, 8-10), life. The triangle of 8 = 36 (all numbers from 1 to 8) and of 10 = 55, together =

The Living One and the Single One

Feb 24, 20112 Comments

The two transcendent levels of the soul are the “living one,” 23, and the “single one,” 37. 23 and 37 are the golden division of

Rebuilding our Inner and Outer Worlds

Feb 24, 2011No Comments

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.

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