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The Weapon Against Galus

Living in less than an ideal existence allows for a misalignment between the internal and the external, the spiritual and the material. → read more
29.05.2022 | Views: 317 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 2

The Triad of Renewal

The first lesson is that contrary to the belief of some, the Messianic Age is not an age of rest and retirement. → read more
03.04.2022 | Views: 752 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 3

The Four Dimensions of Exile and Redemption

Upon reflection we will see that all four “damagers” can be understood as metaphors for Torah which is the antidote to all four forms of exile. → read more
29.01.2022 | Views: 715 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 5

Seven Intimate Commandments

One may suggest that these seven rabbinical commandments are alluded to in the seven last letters. Each letter is the initial of one of the seven rabbinical commandments. → read more
21.01.2022 | Views: 675 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 2

The Enigmatic Plague

When we hit rock bottom, the only thing that can get us out of this darkness is to recognize that we are totally helpless and only G-d can extricate us from our emotional prison. → read more
09.01.2022 | Views: 650 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 3

The Four Dimensions of Freedom and Gratitude

In the Messianic Age, we will experience this highest level of Atzilus. This is expressed in the words of the prophet Isiah which compares the knowledge of G-d that will prevail to the way the sea covers everything in it. → read more
01.01.2022 | Views: 549 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 1

Do You Know Joseph?

The pagans believed in the existence of hidden forces within the physical realm. When they worshipped natural phenomena they were worshipping what they perceived to be the underlying forces of each and every physical phenomenon. → read more
27.12.2021 | Views: 524 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 2

Mining the Subconscious Before the Redemption

Conversely, there are hidden powerful positive forces that we haven’t mined because they were not necessary for us to fulfill our mission. → read more
19.12.2021 | Views: 557 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 2

Senseless Love: Prevention And Preparation

How can we show that our love is absolute and unconditional? When we have reason to express our own pain and suffering, but instead we focus on the other’s pain and suffering. → read more
12.12.2021 | Views: 561 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 2

Wrestling with an Angel

The answer is that Esau was under the mistaken impression that the birth-right was exclusively a spiritual matter. The first-born was expected to carry on the legacy of the father. → read more
19.11.2021 | Views: 236 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 2

Coming into G-d’s vineyard

Decent people, however, look at the Jewish people and their history and marvel at it. Their wonderment leads to profound respect and admiration. → read more
28.08.2020 | Views: 805 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 5

The Ramban and the real New Testament

With this act, G-d was displaying favor toward the Jewish people by giving them the Second set of Tablets, agreeing to dwell among them, and returning to His original love for them. → read more
26.01.2020 | Views: 878 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 3

Avraham and Keturah

It may be suggested that the six sons Keturah bore to Abraham represent six negative traits that can and must be transformed into the superior service of Ketores. → read more
21.11.2019 | Views: 805 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 2

Why was the Torah given in the Desert?

The giving of the Torah in the desert, not indoors, or in a garden or forest or city, is to teach us a lesson. → read more
21.05.2009 | Views: 4137 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 3

Hearing the Lightning

Look around the room. What do you see? You see walls, a floor, a ceiling. You see furniture: A table, a desk, a chair. If you go outdoors, you see the sky, flowers, trees. But what lies under the surface of what you see? → read more
12.02.2009 | Views: 3606 | Comments: 0 | Rating: 3