The Seer of Lublin passed away, at the age of 70, on the 9th of Av 5575 (1815), a day of national mourning, but also, according to the sages, the birthday of the Mashiach. Long before his passing he hinted to his followers that he would pass away on the 9th of Av. The Seer [...]
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“Might and joy are in His place.” To be together with God, in His place, one must experience might and joy simultaneously. Might, 77, and joy, 23 = 100, beauty. Might times joy = 1771, the tetrahedron of 21, the sum of the first 21 triangular numbers. In ordinal numbering, might = joy (23). Might [...]
For true peace on earth there must be one religion for all mankind. That religion is Judaism: 613 commandments for Jews and 7 for non-Jews. “True peace” = “a word of Torah” = “light” in primordial numbering (see our site). The initials of “a word of Torah” spell “religion.” A universal religion: one God, one [...]
Consummate joy extends to the feet which jump up in dance. Hold on to and be held by the Torah. The head can’t go anywhere without feet. The skull, 466, splits to become two feet (foot = 233). Dancing feet will take the head to a “place of understanding.” If you don’t understand – dance! [...]
Sukot is “the time of our joy” – our joy in God and God’s joy in us. God loves all of His creation but He calls Himself “the God of Israel.” Joy is the experience of mother – “the mother of children is happy.” A mother nurtures her children, so joy nurtures love, fear, and [...]
Yom Kippur is taking a day off from this world and its indulgences in order to visit another world, a world of peace and beauty and truth. On Yom Kippur we dress in white. If you spin a color wheel you see white. Yom Kippur is the day to spin our color wheel, all our [...]