And I saw, and behold, a stormy wind came out of the north, a great cloud, and a flashing fire, and a brightness surrounded it, and out of the midst of it, out of the midst of the fire, was something like the chashmal
CHOSEN PEOPLE I believe you are wrong, we aren’t chosen just for sake of appearance, we are chosen to help the rest of mankind to know G-d. The trouble with our religion is that we don’t cater for the spiritual wellbeing of the rest of mankind who G-d has also created in His image.
The weekly reading that speaks of Noach, as interpreted in Chassidus, contains several psychological insights which are highly relevant today. As we all know, the best psychology is found in the Torah (because HaShem is the best psychologist; as the Torah states, “I am G‑d your Healer …
Rachamim “Mercy” R achamim is the spiritual state associated with the sefirah of tiferet. Rachamim follows the attributes of ahavah and yirah as the power to synthesize their two apparently opposing forces, the desire to give and the will to withhold.
A Kabbalistic interpretation of the suffering of the Jews in Egypt, and their ultimate redemption.
Translated and annotated by Rahmiel-Hayyim Drizin from the Zohar selection in Hok L’Yisrael
Rabbi Yitzchak Luria was undisputedly the greatest practitioner and expounder of Kabbalah since Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai, author of the Zohar.Rabbi Yitzchak Luria founded a new school in Kabbalistic thought, known as “the system of the Ari.”. Rabbi Yitzchak Luria ben Shlomo Ashkenazi, whose father was related to the famous Maharshal, was born in the Old City of Jerusalem in 5294 (1534) in …
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A Taste of Shabbat The Complete Format for the Traditional Shabbat Dinner. More than just a cooking video, A Taste of Shabbat presents the historic and cultural background of the foods and traditions that make the Shabbat such a meaningful experience.
A golem is a clay creature that has been magically brought to life. The name comes from the Hebrew word “golem,” which means something incomplete or unfinished, like an embryo.