Tag Archives: Seffirot

Beginning Kabbalah

Wondering where to begin learning the complex and mysterious inner dimensions of Torah, known as Kabbala? Our Introductory folder is a great place to start. It has three sections: The articles in “What is Kabbala?” folder explain just that, and … Continue reading

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The Seffirot and Counting of the Omer

The Omer offering is brought from barley (animal food), and the Talmud teaches that a baby does gain the intellectual capacity to speak until he’s tasted cereal, which indicates that the Omer offering is connect to the intellect, the Mochin … Continue reading

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Eliminating Doubt

“Remember what Amalek did to you…Eradicate totally the memory of Amalek” (Deut. 25:17-19) The question is asked, “Why of all the nations of the earth are we commanded to eradicate Amalek?” In the Torah portion Ki Tisa, it is written: … Continue reading

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The Ten Sefirot and Their Inner Dimension

Sefirah (pl. sefirot) is a channel of Divine energy or life-force. This most fundamental concept of Kabbalah is that in the process of creation an intermediate stage was emanated from God’s infinite light to create what we experience as finite … Continue reading

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MAYANOT Vayigash(Genesis 44:18-47:27)by Rav Noson Weisz

…The beauty of the Jewish people emerges in the storm of exile. We bend in the face of new ideas and seem to be humbled but when the storm of the exile passes, there we are once again standing tall, … Continue reading

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The GENERAL INTRODUCTION by BAAL HaSULAM

In letter Alef (1) Baal haSulam gives us the expression of the Sages which says that there is no even a blade of grass down in this world that doesn’t have an Angel above it which beats it and says … Continue reading

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Gog, Magog and MOSHIACH (left, right and middle lines)

by Rav Pinchas Winston. For millennia, Jews have eagerly anticipated the arrival of Moshiach. EXILE AND REDEMPTION The centrality of Moshiach and the belief in his eventual arrival is part-and-parcel of Jewish belief, as Maimonides emphasized in his classic “Thirteen … Continue reading

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EGO vs.ARK vs.TORAH and MIZVOT

The name AVAYA is allowed pronunciation For-Yiod,Heih,Vav,Heih- prohibited for pronunciation name of HaShem, it corresponds to five spiritual worlds where Kotzo of Yoid is A”K(Adam Kadmon), Yiod corresponds to Atzilut,the first Heih to Briya,Vav to Yetzirrah and the second Heih … Continue reading

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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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The rectification of sexuality is fundamental to fixing the world

Holy Unions From the teachings of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria; translated and edited by Moshe Yaakov Wisnefsky The portion of the Torah read this week describes the famous story of the flood. We must understand three points: First, why did G-d … Continue reading

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