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INTRODUCTION to the WISDOM of KABBALAH by BAAL HaSULAM

The Introduction to the Wisdom of Kabbalah( Ptikha leHokhmat haKabbalah) starts with the PREFACE written by Baal haSulam which says that we find in Zohar, in the Book Va’yikra, Parashat Tazti’a, page Mem(40), the explanation which says that all the worlds, … Continue reading

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Eleven Holy Names of God associated with the Sefirot

Havayah is the pronunciation used for God’s essential Name spelled with the four letters י־הוה (yud, hei, vav, hei).   Havayah is the most sacred of the Names of God. Although no name can fully express God’s essence, Havayah refers … Continue reading

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Was it Worth to be Created?

To understand the reason for the creation we have to answer two very important questions: 1. What does the Creator need the creation for? 2. What made the creation to take part( to make Tzimtzum Alef) in the process of its … Continue reading

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Creation: Hidden and Revealed

In the beginning [in Hebrew, “bereishit”, beginning with the letter beit] G-d created the heavens and the earth. (Gen. 1:1) Why did the Torah begin with the letter beit [the second letter of the alef-beit] and not with an alef … Continue reading

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AN ANALYSIS OF THE TWO FLOOD STORIES

PARASHAT NOACH. REBUILDING THE WORLD. by Yitzchak Etshalom. ——————————————————————————– I TWO STORIES – AGAIN??? As we encountered in last week’s Parashah, the main story of our Sidra – the flood and its aftermath – seems to be told twice, in … Continue reading

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Individual and Collective Responsibility.by Rav Lord Sacks

Noach(Genesis 6:9-11:32) I once had the opportunity to ask the Catholic writer Paul Johnson what had struck him most about Judaism during the long period he spent researching it for his masterly A History of the Jews? He replied in … Continue reading

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Introduction to the Book of Zohar

In the first letter of the introduction to the book of Zohar( rav Gottlieb edition p.samekh-tet, letter Alef), Baal HaSulam writes that a lot of ink was used to try to explain and to answer the eternal questions of existence, … Continue reading

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The First Argument

by Rav Ari Kahn:Bereishit(Genesis 1:1-6:8) In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth. [Genesis 1:1] The Torah begins with a description of the unfolding of events at the dawn of history. It has long been the understanding of … Continue reading

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When can one start learning Kabbalah

Question: Shalom Felix How much should I study guemara before starting study kabbalah . I have many books about kabbalah. I didn´t want start studying Zohar and Tes before  I knew enough Talmud. Anyway I don´t control many treaties , on … Continue reading

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Rosh HaShana Based on the teachings of the Baal HaSulam

Yeshiva of the Inner Light Kabbalah Institute of America Message for Rosh Hashanah 5771 ( 2011) Based on the teachings of the Baal HaSulam and his son Harav Ashlag Tomorrow night begins the two days of Rosh Hashanah. One of … Continue reading

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