The Oral Torah is a living, growing organism. From generation to generation its submission and separation dimensions are ever reinterpreted. But with regard to the
Who am I? Not my body, not my intelligence, not my desires, they were all given me. So who am I? I’m nothing, one with
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.
Some masters speak in a way that you don’t know if it’s a joke or meant to be taken seriously. Could be that they also
God loves one who diminishes himself. “You are the least of all peoples” – you diminish yourselves. The Zohar says that “he who is small
In a cultivated acre of 50 palms, 1 is male and 49 are female. Sounds like the 50 days of counting the Omer. In the
There are 10 sefirot, Divine emanations or channels of creation, Why 10? Because 10 is the sum of 1 2 3 4, and 4 is
Wishing you all a good and sweet year. This coming year, 5771, is a year of “conscious determination,” a year of mind over matter, a