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Mar 9, 2017, 6:05 AM
Tetzaveh – secret of the garment
Why does man have to wear a garment? Both Tetzaveh and Purim are about wearing garments. The concept of garment is the interface between two opposite domains, by which one communicates with the other. The butterfly metamorphoses from the caterpillar through the...
Mar 2, 2017, 5:57 AM
Terumah — Mystery of the Angels
Adam Kadmon In rabbinical tradition, Adam Kadmon (the primordial man) is known as the pure Divine Light, possessing no vessels. Adam Kadmon is the manifestation of God after tzimtzum (contraction) to emanate the World of Atzilut and create the three...
Feb 23, 2017, 5:59 AM
Mishpatim – The Throne of Glory
The Throne of Glory Blue is the color of the sea, the color of the sky, and the color of the Throne of Glory, as it is written: וַיִּרְאוּ, אֵת אֱלֹהֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל; וְתַחַת רַגְלָיו, כְּמַעֲשֵׂה לִבְנַת הַסַּפִּיר וּכְעֶצֶם הַשָּׁמַיִם, לָטֹהַר and...
Feb 17, 2017, 7:20 AM
Yitro – secret of Shabbat
Shabbat שַּׁבָּת can be split into Shin ש + Bath בָּת, meaning the daughter of Shin, where Shin is the gematria of YHVH in “atbash” מצפץ, hence Shabbat is the daughter of God in relation to Israel is the...
Feb 10, 2017, 10:35 AM
Beshalach – 72 Letters Name
The 72 letters name of God is encoded in the following three verses, as taught in tradition: וַיִּסַּע מַלְאַךְ הָאֱלֹהִים הַהֹלֵךְ לִפְנֵי מַחֲנֵה יִשְׂרָאֵל וַיֵּלֶךְ מֵאַחֲרֵיהֶם וַיִּסַּע עַמּוּד הֶֽעָנָן מִפְּנֵיהֶם וַיַּֽעֲמֹד מֵאַחֲרֵיהֶֽם׃ And the angel of God, who went before the...
Feb 3, 2017, 9:01 AM
Parashat Bo – The Secret of the Serpent
The Serpents וַיֹּאמֶר יְהוָה אֶל-מֹשֶׁה, בֹּא אֶל פַּרְעֹה And the LORD said unto Moses: 'come unto Pharaoh…(Ex 10:1) According to Zohar, the fact “come” בֹּא was used in above verse instead of “go” לֶךְ is meant to reveal the secret of the...
Jan 27, 2017, 8:39 AM
Vaera – The 10 Plagues
By the 10 sayings the world was created, by the 10 Sefirot the world is sustained, by the 10 plagues the world was destructed and recreated, through which the 10 names of God are revealed, in order to receive...
Jan 20, 2017, 8:30 AM
Shemot – Moses and Mashiach
The Birth of Moses וַתַּהַר הָאִשָּׁה, וַתֵּלֶד בֵּן; וַתֵּרֶא אֹתוֹ כִּי-טוֹב הוּא, וַתִּצְפְּנֵהוּ שְׁלֹשָׁה יְרָחִים. And the woman conceived, and bore a son; and when she saw him that he was a goodly child, she hid him three months. (Ex 2:2) Why doesn’t Torah...
Jan 5, 2017, 4:25 PM
Vayigash – Judah and Joseph
Two Kings Judah from the House of Leah obtained Kingship, and Joseph from the House of Rachel obtained the birthright, as it is written: כִּי יְהוּדָה גָּבַר בְּאֶחָיו, וּלְנָגִיד מִמֶּנּוּ; וְהַבְּכֹרָה, לְיוֹסֵף For Judah prevailed above his brethren, and of him came...
Dec 30, 2016, 11:13 AM
Miketz — Pharaoh Dreamed and Light of Chanukah
The Parallel Worlds וַתַּעֲמֹדְנָה אֵצֶל הַפָּרוֹת, עַל-שְׂפַת הַיְאֹר …and stood by the other kine upon the brink of the river (Gen 41:3) The parallel crows symbolize the two parallel worlds, the fat cow is Olam HaZeh, and the lean cow is Olam...
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