Teves

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The month of Teves starts out with the special holiday of Chanuka. This holiday is a very powerful time for spirituality and a lot of insight can be gained at this time. Chanuka starts in the previous month and continues … Continued

Teves

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According to the Book of Creation, every month has a Hebrew letter associated with it. Teves is associated with the letter “ayin,” the sixteenth letter of the alef-bet, which has a numerical value of seventy. The Torah portion that was … Continued

Shevat – Be specific

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The month of Shevat on the Hebrew calendar has started and contains some powerful things. We have the special day called Tu B’Shevat smack dab in the middle of the month. And the astrological sign associated with Shevat is called … Continued

Shevat

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The word “shevat” is related to the Hebrew word for a staff or rod. A staff can be used as a symbol of power, or as a cane to lean on. It serves a master. This is an underlying theme … Continued

Shevat

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Each of the months is mystically connected with one of the three avos’ (forefathers) Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Shevat is linked to Abraham, and that will be our main focus in this essay. What was different about Abraham that he … Continued

PESACH – PASSOVER

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Thoughts The word Pesach is both understood and not understood. Most people are familiar with the translation “Passover”, and are aware that it refers to God passing over the houses of the Jews during the plague of the first born … Continued

Passover and Conception

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Rabbi Isaac Luria, the master kabbalist known as the Ari, teaches that at the original Pesach sedar, in Egypt, a conception occurred.  Conception is defined as the point when a soul makes contact with a body and they begin a … Continued

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