From the teachings of Rav Yehudah Leib Ashlag( Baal haSulam)

…From what we have already seen, it is easy to understand that the Torah, like the world itself, has an inner and an outer aspect. Likewise, the one who occupies himself or herself with Torah has these two levels. So to the degree that a person, when practicing Torah, strengthens and focuses on the innermost aspects of Torah and its secrets, he or she gives strength in this measure to the innermost aspect of the world, which is Israel. Then Israel begins to fulfill its true function with respect to the nations who then value Israel’s role amongst them. Then shall the words of the prophet be fulfilled: “And the people shall take them and bring them to their place. And the House of Israel will settle in the Land of G-d” (Isaiah 14:2). Similarly, “Thus says the Lord G-d, ‘Behold I will lift up My hand to the nations and set up My standard to the peoples. And they shall bring your sons in their arms and your daughters shall be carried on their shoulders. And kings shall be your foster fathers and their queens your nursing mothers’” (Isaiah 49:22):

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3 Responses to From the teachings of Rav Yehudah Leib Ashlag( Baal haSulam)

  1. “When there will be a poor person amongst you…do not tighten your heart and do not close up your hand in front of your poor brother. Rather, open your hand to him….” (Deut. 15:7-8)Rabbi Chaim Vital, who recorded the teachings of the Arizal, tells us:
    We will now explain the mystical meaning of the verse:

  2. The original Kabbalah is the Jewish system of secret mystical teachings, an integral part of the Jewish religion. Down through the ages their have been Christian and Occult attempts to develop their own schools of Caballa/Qabalah, and today there is the contemporary “Hollywood-style” attempt to popularize it:

  3. …our ancestors – Abraham, Isaac, Jacob, Sarah, Rebecca, Rachel and Leah – were the first people to heed the call of the one God and follow him, worshipping not nature but the Creator of nature, not power but justice and compassion, not hierarchy but a society of equal dignity that includes within its ambit of concern the widow, the orphan and the stranger:

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