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Tag Archive 'Jerusalem'

Who Will Build the Third Temple?

Translation not reviewed nor edited by Harav Yitzchak Ginsburgh The answer to the question in the title of this article is that it depends who you ask. There are those who say that it is obviously us who will build the Temple, sovaldi since “And they shall make Me a Temple”[1] is one of the […]

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Both the mind and the heart possess an “inner eye.” On Shabbat the inner eye of the mind opens to see Godliness in contemplative meditation. In the Temple the inner eye of the heart opens to see Godliness in heartfelt prayer. The verse says, “And they shall make for Me a sanctuary and I shall […]

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Where Are You Headed?

In English one may ask “where are you headed?” instead of “where are you going?” The parallel Hebrew idiom is, “where is your face set?” (לאן פניך מועדות) “Where are you headed?” suggests consciousness (vector-like consciousness; the “head” in the idiom is like the head of an arrow), that you have in mind the objective of […]

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