Tag Archives: Gematria

Waters of the Great Flood. Mystical Inundations

From the teachings of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria; translated and edited by Moshe Yaakov Wisnefsky “The water prevailed fifteen cubits above, and the mountains were covered.” (Gen. 7:20) Thus, during the Flood, the highest mountaintop was submerged 15 cubits. Let us … Continue reading

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Nimrod was reincarnated into Nebuchadnezzar

Towering Blunders The Holy Ari From the teachings of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria; translated and edited by Moshe Yaakov Wisnefsky Toward the end of parashat Noah, the Torah relates the story of the Tower of Babel. (Gen.11:1-9) According to the Oral … Continue reading

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Measurements of the Ark

The Zohar teaches that prior to the sin of eating from the tree of knowledge, the serpent was known merely as the letter “chet.” After it successfully enticed Chava to sin, Adam added to its name the letter “nun” from … Continue reading

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Sukkot

On Sukkot we sit in tents (Sukkah) to commemorate the clouds of glory that surrounded Israel when they went in the desert. Now let’s play with the numbers Gematria of word Suka (Samech Vav Kaf Heh) = 91 Gematria of word Angel … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur & Shabbath

This Yom Kippur falls on Shabbos. There is very interesting explanation that I heard from Rabbi Mansour. Yom Kippur is considered by our sages as Double Shabbos, thus when Yom Kippur falls on Shabbos we actually have triple sanctity on this day … Continue reading

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Peace as a Prerequisite for financial success

It is said in the name of Rav Haim Vital (1543-1620), “Mahaloket Ahat Dohe Me’a Parnasot” – “One argument deters one hundred sources of livelihood.”  What this means is that peace is a conduit of material blessing.  Regardless of one’s … Continue reading

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