If it exists, it has a soul. Human, animal, plant life and even inanimate. The soul is G-dly. Man's mission is to focus on the soul in all things, seeing the depth and necessity for why it exists.
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Is it true that G-d in Jewish teachings is patriarchal—that is, thoroughly imbued with male characteristics and values?
Must G-d lie beyond human grasp? The Kabalistic motif of the trace transforms the symbolic void of tzimtzum into a meaningful gesture of emptiness, a distinct characterization of divine trancendence.
I marvel at the love that surrounds me in this moment
It was a drastic move, but they felt they had no choice. They fasted and recited Psalms all day. Evoking ancient Kabbalistic formulas, they asked to be given a sign that night in their dreams.
So, you’ve been invited to a farbrengen and aren’t sure what to expect. Well, you’re in good company—neither do most people.
The unique role of the Jewish woman is described in terms of three archetypical mitzvahs -- Shabbat candles, family purity, and kosher. How do traditional ideas of Jewish femininity compare to modern feminist ideas about the role of women in[…]
A condensation of the weekly Torah portion alongside select commentaries culled from the Midrash, Talmud, Chassidic masters, and the broad corpus of Jewish scholarship.