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The tension between physical matter and “Nashama” (Soul) is deep and difficult. Yet the souls  cannot be defeated. Even if the material forces are relentless. This is because the essence of our beings, our “Nashamot” cannot be damaged. It just becomes covered, hidden from us. By our errors and lacking in our divine service. . The beginning of all “tikun” (fixing) , reconstruction and healing is awareness of the problem. the essence of our beings, our “Nashamot” cannot be damaged. It just becomes covered, hidden from us. By our errors and lacking in our divine service.

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ARE WE RUNNING OUT OF TIME– WILL YOU BE READY ?

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Its erev shabot. With a simple arithmetical calculation one can see that we are now in the period of Erev Shabbot afternoon. Just as every week has an erev Shabbos when we prepare for Shabbos, so does the world have its Erev Shabbot when the world prepares for it’s own Shabbot. Just as the world was created in six days, with the seventh day being Shabbot. so this world exists for six thousand years, with the seventh thousandth year (called the seventh millennia) being the Shabbot of the world. With a simple arithmetical calculation one can see that we are now in the period of Erev Shabbot afternoon. The sixth day started in 1240 C.E. with the first 500 years being the night time period, since in Judaism the evening precedes the morning. The morning started in 1740 c.e. and noon time was 1990 C.E. The secular year 1740 and there about marks the introduction of new philosophies of equality. 1740 C.E. corresponds to the year 5500 from creation, which is actually the dawn of the Erev Shabbot of the world. What does this mean? We Know, Moshiach ben David will not come until all the measurements are equal (Sanhedrin 98). The Vilna Gaon explained this to mean that before Moshiach ben David will come there must be both economic and social equality (see Kol HaTor pp. 34-35). In other words, equality, is a prerequisite for the coming of Moshiach ben David, and it must be in the world before Moshiach ben David comes. Hashem therefore brought these emanations of the redemptive powers, amongst them liberty and equality, into the world. They are meant to be used to make a perfected society as portrayed by shmittah and yovel which alleviate poverty and homelessness. Just as weekly we must prepare for Shabbot, so the Zohar (Parshas VeYera p.117) says that in the world’s Erev Shabbot, the world is also preparing for it’s Shabbot, which is in the Seventh Millenia. There is a lot to do before Shobot. According to Targum Yonoson, Yeshayahu informs us that if we are meritorious we will be the ones to welcome Moshiach who will only afterwards appear to the rest of the world MORE :

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THE GOD’S SUGGESTED READING in the torah for this week PARSHA nasso

This is the longest parsha in the holy Torah. Having 176 verses in it TO BE EXACT What is its great significance ?.  This parsha is always read close to the Holiday of receiving the Torah the holiday  of Shavout. our parsha’s length reminds us of the importance of learning alot of Torah. This parsha has hidden within it is the format that will bring out righteous mashiach. Let us look closer. It says in the song of songs “The voice of the turtle is heard in our land”. The Zohar tells us the turtle is mashiach . As the parsha takes a long time to read, it takes the turtle long a long time to get there. As the day of Atonement may seem like a long day and creating the ashes, and water of purification of the Red Heifer is a long process. But as said by the Cohen Gadol on Yom Kipor “I shall sprinkle water on you and you shall be clean. Just as a fountain renders unclean clean so does Hashem make Yisrael clean”. May we all receive this water as the Torah is known as water.

 

 

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The stairway to Heaven-There is a Ladder !
January 8, 2017, 11:41 pm
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The Torah is a living incarnation of Divine wisdom, eternally emitting creative intelligence in the form of the “Ayn Sof” (the Infinite Light) and bringing forth ever new light into creation By its letters and their crowns. Torah directly embodies the Divine power that brings all worlds in to existence sustains them and guides their providential care. Learn how to get involved with the administration of these Divine forces in the Torah !

THE YEAR IS 5777 OF THE BIBLICAL CALANDER , THE 5777th VERSE OF THE TORAH IS ” The sword outside, and terror inside, shall destroy both the young man and the virgin, the suckling also with the man of gray hairs.”(DEUT 32:25) ?

Here are some biblical phrases that equal תשע”ז 777

. אַל־נָ֥א אַחַ֖י תָּרֵֽעוּ
(Genesis 19:7)

אֶל־יְקֹוָ֖ק לֵאמֹ֑ר אֵ֕ל נָ֛א רְפָ֥א נָ֖א לָֽהּ
במדבר יב:יג (Numbers 12:13)

לְמַ֤עַן תִּֽחְיוּן֙ וְט֣וֹב לָכֶ֔ם
(Deuteronomy 5:30)

וְהָי֥וּ לְטֹטָפֹ֖ת בֵּ֥ין עֵינֶֽיךָ
(Deuteronomy 6:8)

וִֽישַׁבְתֶּם־בֶּֽטַח
(Deuteronomy 12:10)

וְנִגֵּ֣ן בְּיָד֑וֹ וְרָוַ֤ח לְשָׁאוּל֙ וְט֣וֹב ל֔וֹ
( Samuel 1 – 16:23)

לְדָוִ֗ד מִ֫זְמ֥וֹר לַֽיקֹוָק הָאָ֣רֶץ וּמְלוֹאָ֑הּ
(Psalms 24:1).

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The relationship between the Creator and the creatures effects the life of men in a very tangible manner whether they recognize this or not. It is embedded in the foundation of the reality we live in. The fantasy and delusion is not seeing this and recognizing this effect of providence in our lives. The God effects changes in our lives according to strict and well defined rules, found in and alluded to in the Bible. These laws are discovered by anyone who climbs the spiritual ladder, and they come to know it by experiences in their life. Reading the Holy books brings this Divine supervision closer and makes one more aware of it.

Each of us is different and unique, but we all are bound to comply with the same Divine rules that underlie nature by Divine influence. We all have the chance to  advance from darkness and confusion to clarity and Divine vision.

To help us in this mission of going from darkness to light of consciousness the God has given us  Divine names as found in the prayers we have received from our prophets. Yet this matter is not simple and like all good things take considerable effort to learn how they work.

Eventually following this Divine rules, and learning how to work the Divine names in the meditation of pray yields spiritual revelation, the creature feels the Creator Who gives them perfect bliss, ultimately.

But before this occurs one is like a person who is suffering from an illness. First they must discover they are ill. Only then can he begin his healing, making their Divine correction called “tikun”.  By this God who acts as the Divine  physician of the soul helps us fix our damages to our souls. The God directs into our lives the proper medicine to heal us from our errors and lacking, until one attains health and happiness. Then one can in a much greater way appreciate the greatness and the kindness of the God.

The ability to join all we do in one direction, in order to delight the Creator, gives  us the ability to find genuine delight under any condition, under any circumstances. As  under any situation we remember what we live for and Whom we work for.

We are currently in the heel (end) phase of the six thousand year cycle, its now 5777. We are moving closer to the realization of messianic consciousness. When much evil will be destroyed we will be in the  the new messianic era. Do your part !

Every thought speech action or in action either pulls us closer to the God or pushes us farther away there is no neutral ground. We are continuously surrounded by angels and demons which will punish or reward us according to every thought, speech, action or in action we do now or later in this world or the next.

Channel one’s love and other emotions  to serve the Creator !

Betzalel, knew how to permutate the letters, through them were created the heavens and the earth !

Israel our nation numbering millions of people all saw the miracles of the Egyptian plagues, splitting of the sea, revelation at Sinai, getting food from the sky and water from a rock. No nation ever claimed or will ever claim that these types of miracles had happened to their ancestors this is something that is beyond this world.

 

The Torah was given Yisrael from God. Its like no other book ever written. The Torah seems like a collection of historical stories about  ancient Jew. In order to understand what this book really is one needs to understand what is encoded in it. To do this we must know Kabbalah. The most unassuming passages of Torah on might think have little significance  actually contain the deepest hints to supernal secrets. The more simple and uninformative the passages more likely contain profound secrets of Kabalah !

Obviously every letter of the Torah is holy and infinitely deep  !

 

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It could not be all the “mitzvos” commandments were simply invented by a group of Jewish leaders. The people would never accept on themselves, Keeping “kosher” , having such strict dietary laws, having to wear “Tefillin” every day or prohibitions on premarital sex had they not known that their fathers also did this. They would have asked: “Why are you telling us that our entire nation experienced all these miracles? We have never heard anything like this except from you. Did the Exodus from Egypt take place in a secret?”

In fact this is the reason that the other religions start from a person who supposedly experienced a revelation. There is no religion in the world that claims a national experience similar to ours, as the Torah says (Devarim 4:33): “Did a nation ever hear the voice of God speaking out of the midst of the fire, as you have heard …” In particular the two large religions that spread over the world: Christianity and Islam both claim that the Jewish people received the Torah at Mount Sinai! Why wouldn’t these religions also claim that they began with a Divine Revelation witnessed by millions? The reason is simple: nobody can invent such a thing, and no nation would accept such belief system and its’ commandments had they not experienced these events personally.

Man  feels distance  from Hashem (The God) when one only follows their own physical desires that  the opposite side to the God’s Holiness. But when one chooses  to begin the rectification of their sins. They may then become worthy of hearing God’s voice that to them from the depth of their soul, called the “small still voice”. This is through the Mitzvot (Divine commandments) they refine the nature of Man, removing him from his pure physical selfish desires.  It is therefore written “listen closely to His Mitzvot and guard His Statutes”



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The mitzvah to appoint a King is not necessarily agreed upon. There is an argument in the Talmud Sanhedrin 20b regarding the verses of the Torah that discuss the Jewish king. The Torah plainly says (Devarim 17:14): “When you come to the land that Hashem your God is giving you, you will inherit it and settle in it and you will say: I shell appoint a king over myself … Then indeed you should appoint a king over yourself …” The language of the Torah seems obscure. Is it trying to tell us that the monarchy is not the ideal system of government, but Hashem allows it if the people will demand it? Or is it trying to say that indeed there is a mitzvah to appoint a Jewish king at some point in our history? In fact both explanations are found in the Talmud. The Talmud leaves this dispute undecided. The Rambam  holds that appointing the king is a mitzvah. Rabbi Abarabanel (Devarim 17:14) holds that it’s not. The  Ramban (Devarim 17:14) explains that the Torah obscure language here without clearly stating if it commendable to appoint a king or that simply this is what would happen in the future.

400 years after we entered the land of Israel the Jewish people asked Shmuel, the greatest prophet of the time, that a king should be appointed. Shmuel was very upset at their request and kept warning them that the kingship they are asking will one day turn against them.

The lineage of King David is shrouded in mysteries, Here is a little revealed :David’s  Great Grandmother was a convert from Moab, Moab is the nation known for exceptional cruelty and moral degradation carried all the way from Lot and his daughters. The Vilna goan says that this kind of cruelty is a quality needed for a Jewish King.  The Torah forbids a Moabite convert to intermix with our nation, but this prohibition was limited to men, though its not written as such in the Torah explicitly. For generations there were no Moabite converts, the details of this law were forgotten and when Ruth came with Naomi, many thought that she was forbidden to marry a regular Jew.. Boaz however, knew the truth and issued his halachic ruling: Saying that Ruth is permissible to the Jewish Congregation. There was a closer relative than Boaz who could choose to marry Ruth but that relative refused, as he did not accept the ruling Boaz had made. He though a Jew could not marry a Moabite convert, even a female one. She became pregnant on the wedding night, but Boaz died right after. Some thought that his death was Divine retribution for marrying a Moabite convert, but in truth it was exactly the opposite – Hashem let Boaz live till this time only in order that the next generation of David’s ancestors will be born.

Boaz’s grandson Yishai was one of the leaders of the generation. At the end of his life he started doubting the halachic decision of his grandfather. What if Boaz was wrong? Then the entire family would be considered “Psulei Kahal”  (those unfit to marry regular Jewish people) There is one way to purify such families ( Kidushin 69a). The man can take a servant woman and her children are halachically like herself. If they are freed, they can marry anyone. But what if Boaz was right? Then Yishai is regular Jew and can’t have relations with a servant woman. So Yishai came up with an ingenious solution..

He separated from his wife, and freed his servant woman on condition that he is a kosher Jew. This way, if Yishai is kosher, his relations with the servant woman are permitted since she was freed, and has become Jewish. But if Yishai is not kosher, then he is having relations with a servant woman, whose children will not bear a stigma of “Psulei Kahal”. This way Yishai could purify his seed and have kosher descendants no matter what.

When Yishai’s wife found out about this, she did not accept such a decision. She was confident that Boaz, the leader of his generation, could not be mistaken. She Knew her husband was a kosher Jew. She therefore pretended to be the servant woman, and went to her husband in the dark.. When his wife was noticeably pregnant, Yishai, of course, assumed that this is an illegitimate child. Later, when Shmuel came to anoint one of Yishai’s children, it did not even occur to Yishai to bring Dovid. It was only when Shmuel received a message from Hashem that neither of the men standing before him is the chosen one, was Dovid called in. And here the TRUTH came out at last. The man that was most despised is the true anointed of Hashem. It’s the broken heart that Hashem desires (Tehilim 51:19).

David was the fourteenth generation after Avraham, so 14 is the “Gematria” of his name, David. His kingdom is compared to the moon. The moon shines its’ brightest on the fifteenth day of the lunar month, but by the end of the day its’ light begins to wane. So too Shlomo, David’s son, reached the highest point of the dynasty, but at the end of his life things started to deteriorate (see Melachim 1:11:4). In another fifteen generations the Temple was destroyed and our nation went into exile. Every month, when we sanctify the new moon we say that our nation will be renewed just like the new moon! And as we wait for Moshiach to speedily arrive, we continue: “David, the King of Israel lives forever!”

In Sha’ar HaGilgulim, is explained how the God uses “trickery and scheming.” In order to bring about what he desires !. Thus the works of the God in his providence most of the time is misunderstood by most of the people. As “His thoughts are not our thoughts”. We see this by God arranging for Avraham to be born to Terach, a leading practitioner of idol worshipper. Who would of thought that Avraham would be the first monotheist  ?

It’s God who made King David’s coming to his Kingship and his  life to be so difficult to under, and difficult for King David..David was the last one the suspected to become king from his family. No one thought Yosef would be the ruler of Egypt. We don’t know how many times things as these happen throughout history, probably all the time on a personal basis. We just don’t see it, and what we do notice most of the time all we can say is As “His thoughts are not our thoughts” along the long twisting roads and paths to Moshiach and the Final Redemption


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Jews have been praying at this site King David’s tomb on Mount Zion since the Middle Ages (12th century). david ancient-well-cover-2100-years-old Ancient well cover on Mount Zion 2100 + years old davidtomb2s marker phjerusalemmountzion1 phjerusalemmountzion2 phjerusalemmountzion6 tom BEHIND THIS ANCIENT STONE MARKING THE GRAVE OF KING DAVID ARE SEALED STAIRS THAT GO DOWN TO THE BURIAL CAVES OF THE BIBLICAL KINGS OF THE HOUSE OF DAVID ! The Midrash, counting Abraham as the first Jewish King counts 14 kings between him and King Solomon, and another 14 kings from King Solomon to the destruction of the First Temple. King Solomon is the 15th of 30 kings. These 30 kings correspond to the 30 days of a lunar month, and thus the institution of Jewish monarchy is seen as starting as a “ moon” with Abraham, waxing until its greatest point in the person of King Solomon, and then waning as Jewish civilization became more decadent after him, until the destruction. Now more on king David and Mount Zion. Mount Zion is a hill just outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. The term “Zion” became a synonym referring to the entire city of Jerusalem and the Land of Israel. There is reason to believe that in Biblical times the name Mount Zion referred to the area of what today is called the Temple Mount. However, as early as the first century the hill today called Mount Zion had acquired the name for unknown reasons. On Mount Zion is King David’s Tomb and that of the other kings of Isreal. An unexpected opportunity to investigate this building occured in 1948, during Israel’s War of Independence. A mortar shell hit the site, and Israeli archaeologist Jacob Pinkerfeld was sent to repair the damage. In the course of repairs, he removed the marble floor slabs and dug two pits revealing three earlier floors, shown in the lower left drawing. Five inches below the present floor was a 12th-century Crusader floor; 1.5 feet below that, Pinkerfeld discovered a mosaic floor with geometric designs dating to the Byzantine period (fifth century); 4 inches below the mosaic, he uncovered the remains of a Roman floor (end of the first century), consisting of plaster fragments and stones from a possible pavement. A foundation ledge projecting into the hall at this final level indicated that this earlier Roman floor was the original building’s floor. Pinkerfeld observed that the niche in the northern wall, behind the cenotaph, was Part of the original construction Standing 6 feet above the earliest floor Level, the niche resembles other niches in ancient synagogues. He noted that the niche was oriented towards the Temple Mount and concluded that the building was originally a synagogue and the niche was the aron (ark for Torah scrolls).Pinkerfeld concluded that the original building was a Roman-period synagogue or early Byzantine. . The thousand-year-old building that houses the Tomb of King David on Mount Zion in Jerusalem is almost always thronging; some have come to pray and pay homage to Israel’s famous king and ancestor of the Messiah, while others pour over sacred texts all day long in the anteroom next to the tomb. Jewish tradition has identified the tomb of King David on “Mount Zion”, a few hundred meters from the Zion Gate for more than one thousand years. The earliest mention of the Tomb of David as identified today appears in the writings of the Moslem geographer al-Makadasi, in the 10th century. However, al-Makadasi based this identification on the tradition of “the People of the Book”, that is, Jews and Christians. The first Jewish source to commit this tradition to writing is the travel diary of the “Jewish Marco Polo”, Binyamin of Tudela [1160 – 1173]. He writes Two Jewish workers employed to reconstruct a damaged monument on Mount Zion accidentally happened upon a secret passage andfound themselves in a palace made of marble columns.Within the palace was a table upon which rested a golden scepter and golden crown, with riches all around. The workers decided this was King David’s Tomb. Suddenly, they were struck down by a fierce wind and heard voices that told them to leave immediately. Three days later, the two workmen were sick in bed and could not be persuaded to return to the site. The tomb itself is a burial cave, which is not accessible. What is accessible is a cenotaph (stone marker) over the entrance to the cave. The cenotaph is located within a complex of buildings which date to the Crusader Period [12th century], though some of the buildings were added during the Ottoman Period [16th century and later], and may have served as a caravanserai (inn for traders on the caravan routes). The building housing David’s tomb incorporates much more ancient elements. The southern wall includes stones which are quite large and obviously older than the rest of the building. Josephus reports that Herod the Great (37-4 B.C.) secretly tried to rob the treasure hidden in David’s tomb. When two of Herod’s clandestine diggers met a mysterious death, fear overcame Herod and he ordered a tomb-memorial erected at the site. Jews have streamed here for centuries to recite the Psalms written by David, whose life teaches many lessons about human nature. The tomb is covered with a velvet cloth embroidered with the words David Melech Israel Hai Vekayam, the first song many Jewish children learn, which evokes the sense that David’s spirit is still with us. Prayers at King David’s tomb also turn to Jerusalem, which David made the united capital of the tribes of Israel. The anniversary of David’s death coincides with the eve of Shavuot, when it is customary to pray and study all night at the tomb. Behind the marker of King David’s tomb, the cenotaph there used to be stairs going down to the actual burial cave. Workers were sent down to look by Rabbi Goldstein, they came up terrified saying they saw down there amazing ancient things. This area was sealed with cement by Rabbi Goldstein. Mount Zion is a hill just outside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem. The term “Zion” became a synonym referring to the entire city of Jerusalem and the Land of Israel. There is reason to believe that in Biblical times the name Mount Zion referred to the area of what today is called the Temple Mount. However, as early as the first century the hill today called Mount Zion had acquired the name for unknown reasons. On Mount Zion is King David’s Tomb and that of the other kings of Isreal. An unexpected opportunity to investigate this building occured in 1948, during Israel’s War of Independence. A mortar shell hit the site, and Israeli archaeologist Jacob Pinkerfeld was sent to repair the damage. In the course of repairs, he removed the marble floor slabs and dug two pits revealing three earlier floors, shown in the lower left drawing. Five inches below the present floor was a 12th-century Crusader floor; 1.5 feet below that, Pinkerfeld discovered a mosaic floor with geometric designs dating to the Byzantine period (fifth century); 4 inches below the mosaic, he uncovered the remains of a Roman floor (end of the first century), consisting of plaster fragments and stones from a possible pavement. A foundation ledge projecting into the hall at this final level indicated that this earlier Roman floor was the original building’s floor. Pinkerfeld observed that the niche in the northern wall, behind the cenotaph, was Part of the original construction Standing 6 feet above the earliest floor Level, the niche resembles other niches in ancient synagogues. He noted that the niche was oriented towards the Temple Mount and concluded that the building was originally a synagogue and the niche was the aron (ark for Torah scrolls).Pinkerfeld concluded that the original building was a Roman-period synagogue or early Byzantine. . The thousand-year-old building that houses the Tomb of King David on Mount Zion in Jerusalem is almost always thronging; some have come to pray and pay homage to Israel’s famous king and ancestor of the Messiah, while others pour over sacred texts all day long in the anteroom next to the tomb. Jewish tradition has identified the tomb of King David on “Mount Zion”, a few hundred meters from the Zion Gate for more than one thousand years. The earliest mention of the Tomb of David as identified today appears in the writings of the Moslem geographer al-Makadasi, in the 10th century. However, al-Makadasi based this identification on the tradition of “the People of the Book”, that is, Jews and Christians. The first Jewish source to commit this tradition to writing is the travel diary of the “Jewish Marco Polo”, Binyamin of Tudela [1160 – 1173]. He writes Two Jewish workers employed to reconstruct a damaged monument on Mount Zion accidentally happened upon a secret passage andfound themselves in a palace made of marble columns.Within the palace was a table upon which rested a golden scepter and golden crown, with riches all around. The workers decided this was King David’s Tomb. Suddenly, they were struck down by a fierce wind and heard voices that told them to leave immediately. Three days later, the two workmen were sick in bed and could not be persuaded to return to the site.

The tomb itself is a burial cave, which is not accessible. What is accessible is a cenotaph (stone marker) over the entrance to the cave. The cenotaph is located within a complex of buildings which date to the Crusader Period [12th century], though some of the buildings were added during the Ottoman Period [16th century and later], and may have served as a caravanserai (inn for traders on the caravan routes). The building housing David’s tomb incorporates much more ancient elements. The southern wall includes stones which are quite large and obviously older than the rest of the building. Josephus reports that Herod the Great (37-4 B.C.) secretly tried to rob the treasure hidden in David’s tomb. When two of Herod’s clandestine diggers met a mysterious death, fear overcame Herod and he ordered a tomb-memorial erected at the site. Jews have streamed here for centuries to recite the Psalms written by David, whose life teaches many lessons about human nature. The tomb is covered with a velvet cloth embroidered with the words David Melech Israel Hai Vekayam, the first song many Jewish children learn, which evokes the sense that David’s spirit is still with us. Prayers at King David’s tomb also turn to Jerusalem, which David made the united capital of the tribes of Israel. The anniversary of David’s death coincides with the eve of Shavuot, when it is customary to pray and study all night at the tomb.

Behind the marker of King David’s tomb, the cenotaph there used to be stairs going down to the actual burial cave. Workers were sent down to look by Rabbi Goldstein, they came up terrified saying they saw down there amazing ancient things. This area was sealed with cement by Rabbi Goldstein.

The Sfas Emet writes that the Mishnah in Avot (3:2) states that if not for the fear of the king, every man would swallow his friends up alive. Nonetheless, if people feared HaShem there would be no need for a king. The concept of a king, is because through fearing the king one will come to fear HaShem. Thus, we see that there really is no need for a king over the people, as every man should be a king over himself. This idea is akin to what the commentators write regarding the Mishkan (tabernacle). Prior to the sin of the Golden Calf, there was no need for a Mishkan, as everyone was able to contain the Divine Presence within himself. Once the Jewish People sinned, however, they required a Mishkan as a resting place for the Divine Presence. 

King David had made music instruments that were played in the Temple his son King Salomon built. We see in  Divrei HaYamim 1(Chronicles) 28:11-13 Then David gave his son Solomon the plans for the portico of the temple, its buildings, its storerooms, its upper parts, its inner rooms and the place of atonement. He gave him the plans of all that the Spirit had put in his mind for the courts of the temple of HaShem and all the surrounding rooms, for the treasuries of the temple of God and for the treasuries for the dedicated things. He gave him instructions for the divisions of the priests and Levites, and for all the work of serving in the temple of HaShem, as well as for all the articles to be used in its service.



Here is a Chronology of all Prophesy based on secret teachings
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THE VILNA GAON WROTE BY “RUACH HAKODESH” (HOLY SPIRIT) THAT THE 20TH DAY OF THE “OMER” AND THE 42nd DAY OF THE “OMER” ARE DAYS AUSPICIOUS TO BRING THE REDEMPTION.

THE 20TH DAY OF THE “OMER” IS TODAY “YOM ATZMOUT” (ISRAEL INDEPENDENCE DAY)

AND THE 42nd DAY OF THE “OMER” IS  THE DAY ISRAEL RECONQUERED JERUSALEM !

This was written many years before the establishment of the State of Israel and before The  1967 Six-Day War  which brought Jewish sovereignty back to all of Jerusalem, including the Temple Mount.  The Vilna Gaon’s disciples were instructed by their rabbi to perform the actions that were important in laying the corner-stone for Redemption precisely on the 20th day of the omer, since on that day the “outer shells” have no dominion.   Therefore the Vilna Gaon’s disciples established Beit Midrash Eliyahu, named after their rabbi, on the 20th day of the omer, 1812.   This was an act of supreme importance to them, in view of which we shall cite several primary sources.

“Kol ha-Tor” is a book written by  R. Hillel of Shklov, a disciple to of the Vilna Gaon he lived in Jerusalem for some thirty years. He writes in “Kol ha-Tor”

When we established our residence in the holy city of Jerusalem in 1812, enlightenment came to us one day in the same year that the cornerstone was laid for BeitMidrash Eliyahu, named after our rabbi, the Vilna Gaon; for at that moment the first aperture opened in the iron partition, allowing access to the merit of our ancestors’ covenant (combining the sephirot of Foundation and Glory [Mercy] through Kingdom) which had been blocked since the destruction of the Temple.  That day was the 20th of the omer, which as mystics know, is the day of Foundation in Glory and Mercy. (chapter 5, p. 114):

The book מדרש שלמה “Midrash Slomo” was written by Rabbi Shlomo Rivlin who published a series of lectures “based on” Torah  his grandfather learned according to traditions of the Vilna Gaon. Rabbi Shlomo Rivlin’s Grandfather was also named Rabbi Shlomo Rivlin he lived  about 150 years ago, about 100 years after the Gaon passed away He gave torah  based on the Gaon of Vilna’s teachings. Both were students of the Gaon’s school. The date of publication for מדרש שלמה is 1953 (WELL BEFORE THE LIBERATION OF JERUSALEM)

   In Midrash Shlomo  an anthology of Torah written by R. Solomon Zalman Rivlin its written:

Thus the days during which we count the omer are the best suited for rising to higher levels of sanctity, but on the other hand these days are more susceptible to the “Klippot” (shells of the other side which block the  Holy flow) It is a well-known principle that whatever is more Sacred in time or place, in all manner of sanctity, is more likely to be harmed by the “sitra ahra” (the other side ), which derives its vitality solely from holiness.  For this reason one must take extra precaution during the omer not to come into contact with bad company and to avoid danger, save for two specific days during the omer on which the “shells” have no dominion, and these days are the 20th of the omer and the 42ndday of the omer, as those who are expert in mysticism know.  (These two days lie along the line of Mercy – the 20th of the omer, being Beauty and Foundation, and the 42nd of the omer, being Kingship and Foundation; the 42nd of the omer deserves greater attention, for this is Jerusalem Reunification Day and is remarkable in other ways, too, but this is not the place to go into further detail). (Torah 6, p. 53)

The 20th of the omer  became Yom Atzmout (Israel independence day) the 42nd day of the Omer comes out on the 27th of Iyar, while the official date for the Liberation of Jerusalem (Yom Yerushalym) is the 28th, so there is an “off by one” issue.

According to Mosad ha- Yesod (a book ascribed to the Rivlin family, Jerusalem 1999, p. 184), it turns out that the cornerstone of Nahalat Shiv`ah, the first neighborhood established in Jerusalem beyond the walls of the Old City, was laid on the 20th day of the omer, in the year 1869 (whose acronym means “the undertaking will succeed.

Rabbi Samuel Rivlin, grandson of the author of Midrash Shlomo, elucidated the significance of the 20th day of the omer in the light of Kol ha-Tor, chapter 3.  There the Vilna Gaon reveals 156 steps to Redemption, saying of the 17th step:  “The House of Jacob shall be fire and the House of Joseph flame” (Obad. 1:18).  As we know, Jacob succeeded in overcoming Esau and his emissary only when Joseph was with him, protecting his mother.   Jacob’s place is in the sephirah of Beauty, which includes Abraham’s Kindness and Isaac’s Severity; Joseph’s place is in the sephirah of Foundation, which includes Victory, Splendor and Kingship.  It has the advantage of having no light of its own and deriving its strength by drawing on all six.  It turns out that on the 20th day of the omer inclusiveness acts on all the sephirot, bringing them together to the highest level.

Hesped bi-Yerushalayim,” June 1904, and Samuel Yaniv, Divrei Hakhamim u-Tzefunoteihem, Part II,

Here follows “Kol haTor” ch 5a, page 113-114

מתחילת בואנו תלמידי רבנו הגר”א לאר”י בשנת תקס”ט “אפרים בכורי” לפ”ק, התחילה האתחלתא המעשית הראשונה של “אילת השחר” שבחז”ל, והאתחלתא של עת לחננה בתפקידו של משיח הראשון, משיחא דאתחלתא, משיח בן יוסף בטוריא דעזרא ונחמיה כמו בימי כרש בימי בית שני שע”ז התכוון רבנו הגר”א הרבה בחבוריו הקדושים בתורת הקבלה וביעודו של רבנו שהוא נהורא דמב”י בדרגה דטוב. וכאשר קבענו מושבנו בעיה”ק ירושלם ת”ו בשנת תקע”ב “מעונתו” בציון לפ”ק, תחילת פקידה ג’ דאתחלתא של “עת הזמיר” בסוד “קול התור”. ובאחד הימים באותה שנה, תקע”ב, שבו הניחו את היסוד להקמת “בית מדרש אליהו” על שם רבנו הגר”א. ויחד עם זה הבנת פעולה חשובה לבנין ירושלם נראה לנו תלמידי רבנו הגר”א בגוונין נהירין כי באותה שעה נפתח החלון הראשון של מחיצת הברזל לחבור הזכות של ברית אבות (החבור שהוא יסוד דתפארת דרך מלכות) שהיה נפסק מחורבן בית המקדש. ואותו היום היה יום ה”עשרים בעמר” שהוא יסוד דתפארת כידוע ליודעי חן.

 

Here is a translation of the “Kol haTor” text above :

From the beginning of our arrival, the students of the GR”A, to Eretz Yisrael in the year 5569 (אפרים בכורי לפ”ק), the first actual Atchalta began of Ayelet HaShachar of Chaza”l, and the Atchalta of עת לחננה in the role of the first Moshiach, the Moshiach of the Atchalta, Moshiach ben Yosef in the role of Ezra and Nechemiah like in the days of Koresh in the days of Bayit Sheini, which is the meaning of what the GR”A spoke about much in his holy writings on the Torah of Kabbalah, and in the role of the GR”A which is the light of Moshiach ben Yosef on the level of טוב. And when we set our dwelling in the Holy City of Yerushalayim (may it speedily be rebuilt) in the year 5572 מעונתו בציון לפ”ק, the beginning of the 3rd Pekidah of the Atchalta of עת הזמיר in the secret of Kol HaTor. And in one of the days in that year, 5572, in which they laid the foundation for the Beit Midrash Eliyahu, in the name of the GR”A. Together with the preparations for this important act of building Yerushalayim, it appeared to us, the students of the GR”A, in lightened ways, that at that hour, the first window opened up in the iron divider, to join the merit of Brit Avot (the Chibur which is Yesod of Tiferet by way of Malchut), which was stopped since the time of the destruction of the Beit HaMikdash. And that day was the “יום העשרים בעומר” (the 20th day of the Omer) which is Yesod of Tiferet as is known to those that know Kabbalah.

The footnote reads:

ראה ספר מדרש שלמה עמ’ 53, שהוסיף: “יום העשרים בעומר” = תקצ”ט, שהוא המספר הגדול של טצ”ץ ביסוד.

Midrash Shlomo can be found in a book called Doresh Tzion, which is one of a three volume set called Torat haGeulah, which is this sefer of drashot, and two sefarim on the history of the Yishuv Yashan (one about Yerushalayim in particular, and one about the whole old Yishuv).

The drasha in this edition can be found on page 70, and it is entitled:

ספירת העומר ויום מתן תורה וקדושת ירושלים

 

The last paragraph reads:

ימי הספירה איפא, הם הימים המסוגלים ביותר להתעלות בקדושה אך לעומת זאת הם גם רגישים יותר להתדבקות הקליפות כי כלל ידוע הוא, שכל המקודש ביותר הן במקום, הן בזמן, בכל נושאי הקדושה – עלול להפגע יותר ע”י הסטרא אחרא, שיונקת את חיותה רק מהקדושה.  וזהו הטעם שבימי הספירה צריכים להזהר יותר ממגע עם חברותא רעה ומדברי סכנה, זולת שני ימים מסוימים בימי הספירה שאין הקליפה יכולה לשלוט בהם, והם יום “העשרים בעמר” ויום “הארבעים ושנים בעומר” כידוע ליודעי חן (שני הימים האלה נתונים בשילובים של קו הרחמים, כ’ בעומר יסוד דתפארת מ”ב בעומר מלכות דיסוד) ועובדה היסטורית מופלאה היא.  שתלמידי הגר”א, ביום “העשרים בעומר”, בזמן תחלת פעולתם הכבירה ביסוד הישוב בירושלים בשנת תקע”ב, אותה שנה שבה הניחו את היסוד של “בית מדרש אליהו” על שם רבנו הגר”א בירושלים ראו ברוח קדשם, שנפתח החלון הראשון במחיצת הברזל להחזרת החבור של זכות אבות, שהי’ נפסק מאז זמן חורבן בית המקדש.

תלמידי הגר”א ותלמידי תלמידיהם הבאים אחריהם נצלו את שני הימים האלה של הנחת יסוד למפעלי קדושה שונים בירושלים.

The editor notes at the bottom that יום העשרים בעומר is equal to 999 in gematria.

 

Kol HaTor shows us another hint regarding Moshiach ben Yosef. In chapter 2, we learn the following:

  • Yosef HaTzaddik became Moshiach ben Yosef at age 17, when he had his first dreams.
  • Yitzchak Avinu became Moshiach ben Yosef at age 37, at the time of the Akiedah.
  • Yehoshua bin-Nun became Moshiach ben Yosef at age 42, at the time he fought against Amalek.
  • Avraham Avinu became Moshiach ben Yosef at age 75, at the time of Brit Bein HaBetarim.
  • Moshe Rabbeinu became Moshiach ben Yosef at age 81, at the time he took Yosef’s bones out of Mitzraim

If we line this up with our timeline of the State of Israel, we find the following:

  • 17 years SINCE BIRTH OFMODERN STATE OFISRAEL – Yom HaAtzmaut 5725 (1965)- Yom HaAtzmaut 5726 – (1966) On the 16th of Iyar 5725, Eli Cohen is hanged in Syria, just 11 days in to this period. He sacrificed his life to save Am Yisrael from danger.
  • 37 years SINCE BIRTH OFMODERN STATE OFISRAEL- Yom HaAtzmaut 5745 (1984)- Yom HaAtzmaut 5746(1985) On the 8th of Kislev 5746, Jonathan Pollard is refused entry to the Israeli Embassy and arrested in America. He was rejected by his brothers.
  • 42 years SINCE BIRTH OFMODERN STATE OFISRAEL- Yom HaAtzmaut 5750 (1989) – Yom HaAtzmaut 5751 – (1989) On the 17th of Cheshvan 5751, Rav Meir Kahane is assassinated in Brooklyn by a terrorist on the payroll of Osama Bin Laden. He worked tirelessly to inspire his brethren to follow Torah and return to Eretz Yisrael.
  • Some of this post is based on whats at this web page ,MORE ON THIS SUBJECT HERE http://www1.biu.ac.il/indexE.php?id=14334&pt=1&pid=14332&level=0&cPath=43,14206,14211,14332,14334

 


The sister of the Vilna Gaon and another woman took on the arduous task of collecting money and distributing it to the needy families of their city. Subsequently, they made a pact between them that the one who passed away first would visit the other in a dream and describe the portion that was awaiting her in the World to Come. Shortly after the second woman’s passing, she appeared to the Gaon’s sister in a dream and told her, “I am not permitted to reveal details concerning the World to Come, but I can tell you the following: One day while we were out collecting funds, you caught a glimpse of a person who had given generously to our cause in the past walking on the other side of the street. Quickly, you called to her, waving your hand to get her attention. When you arrive here, you will receive great reward even for the additional effort of waving your hand.” We must never underestimate the importance of our every effort on behalf of others, and in turn, the great reward that awaits us in the World to Come for each and every one of them.

Predicting the precise arrival of the Messiah,  is permissible, contrary to popular misconception, but frowned upon nonetheless by the Torah community for some obvious and not-so-obvious reasons. Assuming, that is, a person actually has an authentic formula to make such a calculation, rather than simply have a hunch.

Such authentic formula are said to exist, but people who know how to use them with any accuracy are less likely to exist, if they exist at all. So no one is making any predictions about the exact date of the Messiah’s arrival, short of guessing based upon the direction of history at this time.

I found this work most interesting, The original author of most of this work seems to take many of the different Prophetic scenarios in the Bible and Zohar and combines them as one scenario. But I must say there is not, only one scenario or a time set in stone for redemption. Only a final guaranteed date for redemption.  All Depends on merit and Divine mercy. I have copied much of this work From another web site and added some needed comments and edits as I saw fit. Here is the original source :

http://emetachshav.blogspot.com

The gr”a wrote that the last 10 parsha in the Torah hint at what would happen in the last 1000 years of history. So the last book of the Torah “Davarim” predicts the history of the 6th millenia and every parsha hints at a century.

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During most of human history, a heavenly hindrance existed that prevented Malchut (The Divine Presence) to reach maturity. The Zohar in Parshat VaEra tells us about a thousand minus one streams (Yeorin) that have to be passed. The GR”A teaches that Isaiah 60:22 (“the least shall become a thousand”) refers to this 999. The principle is often called תצט, the number 499, because, according to the teachings of the Arizal and the GR”A, the 999 streams split up into 499.5 on the left and 499.5 on the right. The left count is called the count of Din (restriction-judgment) (restriction-judgment), and the right count is called the count of Chesed (kindness-giving) (kindness-giving) (see Kol HaTor, chapter 2:60).

The background of the Din (restriction-judgment) (restriction-judgment) and Chesed (kindness-giving) counts and their convergence, is what would have been if  Yisrael would not have drawn Din (restriction-judgment) (restriction-judgment) onto itself in an early stage of its existence. In this scenario, the count to 999 would have been as follows:

The count on the right is obtained by viewing the 6,000 years of as 500 times 12. The number 12 denotes Chesed. The planet of Chesed (kindness-giving) (kindness-giving) is Tsedek (Jupiter), which revolves around the Sun every 12 years. Every 12 years, in what is called a year of Chesed, Chesed (kindness-giving) flows to the world. Point zero of the count of Chesed (kindness-giving) is year 5 of the years of Malchut. That is, at year 17 we count “one”, at year 29 we count “two”, until year 5993, which is 499. Half a count of Chesed (kindness-giving) is 6 years, so that 499.5 would be reached in the year 5999.

By the year 6000 of the Biblical Calendar, the Messiah will come and no later. (Sanhedrin 97a).

This is Known. The Biblical Calendar starts from the birth of the creature called ‘Adam’, not the creation of the world.

One year of Chesed (kindness-giving) is every 12 years.


The count on the left started when 14 years after entering the Land,  Yisrael started counting Sabbatical years. The Land was entered in the year 2489, and the first Sabbatical period therefore started in 2503. Counting every seven years, 2510 is “one”, 2517 is “two”, et cetera, one arrives at 499 in year 5996. Half a count of Din (restriction-judgment) is 3.5 years, so that 499.5 would be reached within months from when the 499.5 count of Chesed (kindness-giving) would be reached.

One year of of Din (restriction-judgment) is every 7 years


This would have been, but Am Yisrael sinned. The first collective Sin, to be repaired fully only in the course of history, was the selling of Yosef by his brothers. The Din (restriction-judgment) (restriction-judgment) and Chesed (kindness-giving) counts both changed in the wake of this Sin. The Din (restriction-judgment) count changed because of the Sin, the Chesed (kindness-giving) count changed in the merit of its repair.

The Sin of Yosef’s brothers shifted point zero of the count of Din (restriction-judgment) to the year 2237, the beginning of the seven years of drought that were to bring the brothers to Yosef. And so, 2244 is “one”, 2251 is “two”, and 499 is in 5730. In other words, the count of Din (restriction-judgment) became 38 (38 times 7 years) ahead of what it would have been instead of reaching the end of 6,000 years together at 499.5, the two counts cross each other at value 446.5, reached in both counts by the year 5363, with 5366 being the first year of Din (restriction-judgment) surpassing the Chesed (kindness-giving) count, 22*10 years of Din (restriction-judgment) after 3826 (see Zohar Chadash, Parshat VaYeshev, page 29), the onset of the destruction of the 2nd Temple because of baseless hatred among Yisrael.

Din (restriction-judgment) crossing Chesed (kindness-giving) before reaching 499.5 would have destroyed the world. However, the holy Arizal achieved the full repair for the Sin of the sale of Yosef through his studies of the secrets of Torah, and the destruction was prevented. The Chesed (kindness-giving) count was changed such so that the convergence at 499.5 was restored. In addition to every 12 years, also every 19 years became a year of Chesed, starting with year 5309. The combined Chesed (kindness-giving) count arrives at 499 in the year 5727. Value 499.5 is reached half a count of Chesed (kindness-giving) later in 5733, whereas the count of Din (restriction-judgment) reaches this value 3.5 years after 5730. The addition of the 19-year cycle to the count of Chesed (kindness-giving) is an instance of the principle B’Ita Achishena – in its time I will hasten it – (Yeshaya 60:22): When a premature end nears, I will hasten the count of the right.

EVERY 12 AND 19YEARS BECOME YEARS OF CHESED (kindness-giving)

The two counts meet at the Yom Kippur war, the turning point of history. As for preceding historical turning points, Israeli independence was declared in the year 5708, which was a year of Chesed (kindness-giving) due to the 19-year cycle, and Yerushalayim (Jerusalem)  was reunited and The Temple mount regained in the year 5727, likewise a year of Chesed.

Note that the above cycle lengths are known numbers: 19 is the length of the calendar cycle, which has 7 leap years and 12 normal years. The Chesed (kindness-giving) count added at the time of the Arizal takes place in the 8th year of the calendar cycle, the year in which the solar date of Pesach is later than in all other years.

In terms of Partzufim, the Chesed (kindness-giving) count is called the count of Malchut, because originally it covers all of Malchut, and the count of Din (restriction-judgment) is called the count of Zeir Anpin, because it started with the advent of Yisrael. The counts to 500 can be viewed as counts to 500/7, close to 72. Four other “72” counts exist, corresponding to four other Partzufim, as we shall see.

See the charts here
http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=p_YrEhIuWkGb4mW5WYv5xWA

The first features the  counts of Zeir Anpin and Malchut, before the sin was taken into account. The second features the change at Mechirat Yosef and the resulting would-be crossing of Din (restriction-judgment) and Chesed (kindness-giving) at 446.5. The third table features the counts of Zeir Anpin and Malchut (The Divine Presence) taking account both Mechirat Yosef and the Repair.]

Partzuf Da’at (Knowledge)  has a hidden nature, and is usually not counted among the Partzufim. Likewise, its count has a hidden nature and the Zohar more or less hides it when mentioning year counts related to the process of redemption. However, in the translation of Zohar numbers to historical years, the count of Da’at (Knowledge)  is to be inserted.

Insertion of the count of Da’at (Knowledge)  makes the exile longer than would seem from the Simple meaning of the Zohar. In particular, the Zohar mentions in several places that the Galut (exile)  is 1200 years, 100 years for every tribe, and promises that the redemption will occur a relatively short time after these 1200 years. Obviously, the years of Galut (exile)  are much more than 1200. The Zohar is not mistaken. It is hiding its secrets. The numbers of the Zohar are closed to who does not know this.

ALSO LIKE IN THE PROPHETS THE ZOHAR DISCLOSES ALL POSSIBLE SENERIOS. AFTER 1200 YEARS OF EXILE THERE COULD HAVE BEEN A COMPLETE REDEMPTION, BUT MERIT WAS LACKING.

In the system of the Zohar, the 100*12 years of Galut (exile)  (exile) are the first 1200 years of the 1290 “days” mentioned in the book of Daniel, which started when the daily sacrifice ceased to be offered. This refers to the destruction of first Temple. The Zohar indicates that the the daily sacrifice was stopped before the actual destruction in year 3339 of  Malchut (The Divine Presence). The Galut (exile)  (exile)  years being 100*12 suggests that the Galut (exile)  years are synchronized with the 12-year cycle of  Malchut (The Divine Presence). The last year in this cycle before the destruction was year 3329. Counting 1200 years of Galut (exile)  from there leads to 4529.

Counting Chesed (kindness-giving) years from 4529 (4529 is “one”, 4541 is “two”, etc.), 66 is reached in 5309. The Zohar brings the number 66 in several places as the time of great events. Notice that year 5309, is approximately 1200 years after the true dark ages started with the disappearance of Sanhedrin.

The count starting at 4529, after the 1200 years of Galut (exile) , is the count of Da’at (Knowledge) . It is to be seen as counting towards the completion of Daniel’s 1290 “days”. Hence, 1266 “days” are reached when the count reaches 66, in year 5309. Staying in sync with the count of Malchut (The Divine Presence), 1290 “days” are reached in year 5480, the year in which the GR”A was born. Da’at (Knowledge)  reached 72 in 5347, the year in which Chaim Vital received official recognition in Yerushalayim (Jerusalem)  . The total length of Da’at (Knowledge)  is 135, reaching until the end of Daniel’s 1335 “days”, but what will happen at that point, and when it will be, is still beyond our scope.

Most of the history of Homo Sapiens was under the Hanhaga (rule) of Partzuf Keter, or Arich Anpin, associated to the 72-letter Name. After the end of 72*1000 years of this Hanhaga, until the beginning of the Hanhaga of Zeir Anpin in year 1329, were 1440 years. They were ruled by the Parzufim under Keter and above Zeir Anpin. In decreasing order of elevation, these are Chochma, Bina, and Da’at (Knowledge) . In between the length of Keter (72), and that of Da’at (Knowledge)  (135), Bina and Chochma have length 100. Chochma ruled over the first 5*100 of the 1440 intermediate years, Bina over the subsequent 4*100, and Da’at (Knowledge)  over the final 4*135 years.

From the rule of Chochma in year -111 until  6240  are 6129 years, by Hashgacha a number close to 6000. These are the years that saw the rise and the evolution of human culture. The word B’Reshit hints, via the letter Bet, at two beginnings, the first through Keter and beyond, and the second through Chochma. During the ages, until modern times, the beginning through Keter was not known. Only the beginning through Chochma was revealed. Correspondingly, the world was held to be young. Correspondingly, the final redemption could not come until our times.

The rule of Zeir Anpin reaches from 1329, when the Shechina came down at Mount Sinai, until 6129. These 4800 years are naturally divided in six periods of 800 years, with each period associated to one Sephira of Zeir Anpin: Chesed, Gevura, Tiferet, Netzach, Hod, Yesod.

This is at variance with the traditional attribution of 1000 years to every Sephira, but this is not a real problem. The 800-years attribution cannot be stated without revealing the non-physical nature of the years of  Malchut (The Divine Presence). Secrets are secrets (Raya Mehemana Tzav 28a). The wise will understand and the practical difference is not big. The Arizal started teaching in the very beginning of the period of Yesod. In the same vein, notice that the beginning of the Hanhaga of Da’at (Knowledge)  and the beginning of the period of Hod coincide.

Chazal divide human history into three equal parts – the period of Tohu, the period of Torah, and the period of Moshiach. We can now understand this teaching in a new light. The period of Tohu was from Yetziat Mitzrayim until Eliyahu (physical year 2929). The period of Torah was from the secret work of Eliyahu and other prophets until the secret work of the Stammaim, the editors of the Talmud. After 4529, the end of the 1200 years of Galut (exile) , is the period of Moshiach.

Ergo, mentions of 1000 years in our sources may refer to 800 physical years. Scaling 1000 to 800, 600 becomes 480. The Zohar in Vayera 117 announces the revelation of upper and lower Chochma 600 years into the last “day” of history. This may therefore be taken to refer to 480 years after 5329, a parallel to the 480 years of the first day until Bayit Rishon and Shlomo HaMelech.

The first half of every day of 800 years is to be considered its night, followed by sunrise, followed by daylight. With this, history is naturally divided into units of 400 years. Since Bayit Sheni, the 400 year periods start with years 3729 (day four, start of Roman hegomony over the land of Israel), 4129 (sunrise day four, end of Sanhedrin), 4529 (day five, closing of the Talmud), 4929 (sunrise day five, Rambam), 5329 (day six, Arizal), 5729 (sunrise day six, Jewish control over the Land of Israel).

Most of the history of Homo Sapiens was under the Hanhaga (rule) of Partzuf Keter, or Arich Anpin, associated to the 72-letter Name. After the end of 72*1000 years of this Hanhaga, until the beginning of the Hanhaga of Zeir Anpin in year 1329, were 1440 years. They were ruled by the Parzufim under Keter and above Zeir Anpin. In decreasing order of elevation, these are Chochma, Bina, and Da’at (Knowledge) . In between the length of Keter (72), and that of Da’at (Knowledge)  (135), Bina and Chochma have length 100. Chochma ruled over the first 5*100 of the 1440 intermediate years, Bina over the subsequent 4*100, and Da’at (Knowledge)  over the final 4*135 years.

From the rule of Chochma in year -111 until 6129 are 6240 years, by Hashgacha a number close to 6000. These are the years that saw the rise and the evolution of human culture. The word B’Reshit hints, via the letter Bet, at two beginnings, the first through Keter and beyond, and the second through Chochma. During the ages, until modern times, the beginning through Keter was not known. Only the beginning through Chochma was revealed. Correspondingly, the world was held to be young. Correspondingly, the final redemption could not come until our times.

The rule of Zeir Anpin reaches from 1329, when the Shechina came down at Mount Sinai, until 6129. These 4800 years are naturally divided in six periods of 800 years, with each period associated to one Sephira of Zeir Anpin: Chesed, Gevura, Tiferet, Netzach, Hod, Yesod.

This is at variance with the traditional attribution of 1000 years to every Sephira, but this is not a real problem. The 800-years attribution cannot be stated without revealing the non-physical nature of the years of  Malchut (The Divine Presence). Secrets are secrets (Raya Mehemana Tzav 28a). The wise will understand and the practical difference is not big. The Arizal started teaching in the very beginning of the period of Yesod. In the same vein, notice that the beginning of the Hanhaga of Da’at (Knowledge)  and the beginning of the period of Hod coincide.

Chazal divide human history into three equal parts – the period of Tohu, the period of Torah, and the period of Moshiach. We can now understand this teaching in a new light. The period of Tohu was from Yetziat Mitzrayim until Eliyahu (physical year 2929). The period of Torah was from the secret work of Eliyahu and other prophets until the secret work of the Stammaim, the editors of the Talmud. After 4529, the end of the 1200 years of Galut (exile) , is the period of Moshiach.

Ergo, mentions of 1000 years in our sources may refer to 800 physical years. Scaling 1000 to 800, 600 becomes 480. The Zohar in Vayera 117 announces the revelation of upper and lower Chochma 600 years into the last “day” of history. This may therefore be taken to refer to 480 years after 5329, a parallel to the 480 years of the first day until Bayit Rishon and Shlomo HaMelech.

The first half of every day of 800 years is to be considered its night, followed by sunrise, followed by daylight. With this, history is naturally divided into units of 400 years. Since Bayit Sheni, the 400 year periods start with years 3729 (day four, start of Roman hegomony over the land of Israel), 4129 (sunrise day four, end of Sanhedrin), 4529 (day five, closing of the Talmud), 4929 (sunrise day five, Rambam), 5329 (day six, Arizal), 5729 (sunrise day six, Jewish control over the Land of Israel).


1. Parallel to the count of
Chochma, the count of Bina is the final leg of the Din (restriction-judgment) count. Bina starts in 5310, one year after the start of Chochma. The count of Bina reaches 60 in 5723, 66 in 5765, and 72 in 5807. In 5769 it reached 66.5. The Zohar VaYera 119a promises great things in the year 66 and a half. (5769 was the war in Gaza and Lebanon) Though Bina is not the main clock of history, and this Zohar does not directly refer to it, a relationship does exist.


2. The year 5769 was 40 years after the auspicious year 5729. In line with what I explained
before, this is 40 years into the second half of the sixth day of history. If the 800 years of this day are divided into 24 hours of 60 minutes, 40 years is 72 minutes. Both 40 and 72 are numbers that indicate completion.

There are two methods to define the Halachic day and divide it into hours. In the first method, the day is divided into 12 hours of 60 minutes from sunrise to sunset. The second method takes the first method to define minutes rather than hours, and defines an hour as 72 of these minutes. The Halachic day, then, is defined to last 12 hours of 72 minutes, starting one hour of 72 minutes before sunrise, with the appearance of the earliest daylight, and ending one hour of 72 minues after sunset, with the appearance of the first stars.

The second definition of the Halachic day is most commonly used to determine until when we can recite Sh’ma Yisrael in the morning. We can fulfill this Mitzva until two hours of 72 minutes after sunrise. If we apply this to the sixth day of history, year 5769 is 400 years before the stars come out. At one hour after sunrise in 5729, the appointed time for accepting the Yoke of Heaven – Sh’ma Yisrael – is forty more years.

I have explained the perush that year 5751 is the end of the 62 weeks mentioned in chapter 9 of the book of Daniel, every week being in between two years of Din.

From what was brought down by his students, it appears that the GR”A understood by a similar calculation that the end of the third quarter of the sixth millenium would be the end spoken of in Daniel 9. This is the secret of תספרולדוראחרון (count to the last generation, Tehilim 48:14), and of ארבעיםשנהאקוטבדור (forty years I quarrel with a generation, Tehilim 95:10).

The GR”A taught that there would be 7 Pekidot (Remembrances for redemption)  of 36 years in the third quarter of the sixth millenium. This is the secret of עתהזמירהגיע (the time of the song has arrived, Shir HaShirim 2:12). I humbly suggest that they are to be actualized in the third quarter of the sixth day.. This would mean that the first Pekida started in 5729. With every Pekida lasting about 28.5 years, the beginning of the next, third, Pekida would be in the year 5786.

This would be in accordance with Zohar VaYera 119a, which addresses the process of the redemption and the Pekida that heralds its beginning, and states that this Pekidot (Remembrances for redemption)  will be at the time of a count reaching 60. This count then, would be the count of Chochma, which reached 60 in the year 5729.

I have explained how the count to 144 towards Techiat HaMetim (resurrection  of the dead) (resurrection  of the dead) mentioned in Zohar Shemot 10 ends in the year 6129. Midrash Ne’elam Toldot also mentions a count to Techiat HaMetim, stating that it occurs after 408 years of the sixth millenium. What is the connection? This matter refers to the principle of Vav and is quite complicated. The word Vav contains two Vav’s. This is reflected in a ubiquitous doubling of things, in couplings of overt things to hidden things.

Before it reveals the count to 144, Zohar Shemot mentions two counts to 132. The number 408 mentioned in Midrash Ne’elam does not denote a period of 408 consecutive years until Techiat HaMetim. Rather, the number is the sum of the counts appearing in Zohar Shemot: 132 + 132 + 144 = 408. In other words, Midrash Ne’elam does not describe an independent scenario of events. Rather, its statements are made in reference to the counts of Zohar Shemot. The double count to 132 is an instance of the doubling principle: The first count to 132 is overt, while the second is hidden.

The Zohar specifies that the first count of 132 starts off with a count to 66 (twice Vav), complemented by another count to 66. The first 66 is said to be after the 1200 years of Galut (exile) . Therefore, this is the count of Da’at (Knowledge) . The count of Da’at (Knowledge)  is of a hidden nature. The associated overt count occurs after that. In accordance with the Vav principle, there are two ways to count to 66 after the count of Da’at (Knowledge) . They are the counts of Chochma and Bina, two instantiations of the same principle – the first count to 132 – one (Chochma) overt and the other (Bina) hidden.

The second count of 132 mentioned by the Zohar hints at a count we did not mention yet in its prophetic context: Keter. This count signifies the return in stages of the Hanhaga of Arich Anpin. Again, there are two phases, one overt and one hidden.

The overt phases of the second 132 years is associated to Moshiach ben David and starts with the count of Chochma, which started in the year 5309. The count reached 59 in the year 5727. In that year, a count “Keter Yehuda” of 73 literal years started towards the end of the task of Moshiach ben David, which thus will be in the year 5800, 24 years after Chochma reached 66 in 5776.

The hidden phase of the second 132 years is associated to Moshiach ben Yosef and starts with the count of Bina, which started in the year 5310. The count reached 59 in the year 5716. In that year, a count “Keter Yosef” of 73 literal years started towards the end of the task of Moshiach ben Yosef, which thus will be in the year 5789, 24 years after Bina reached 66 in 5765.

After the second 132 years, the Zohar states that there will be a revival of the dead. This refers to Moshiach ben Yosef and Techiat HaMetim (resurrection  of the dead) of the Tzadikim, as follows.

It appears that Keter Yosef is parallel to 73 generations of 64 years of Zeir Anpin, from Yetziat Mitzrayim in year 1329 to year 6001. Thereafter, HaShem will be Supreme alone and revive us after two “days” (Hoshea 6:2), in 6129. Likewise, Moshiach ben Yosef will disappear at 73, possibly through death, to return at 75, 210 years before year 6001, 40 years into the last generation. (When Keter Yosef reaches 75, Keter Yehuda reaches 64. One could deduce that at 64 of Chochma, in the year 5765, some shadow event should have happened. It think this deduction is correct. See next post.) As an aside, we learn from Hoshea 6:2 that a 64-year generation is a day for who knows how to calculate the days of exile (Bereshit Rabba 63:13).

The count of Keter Yehuda reaches 59 in the year 5786, the start of a count of 40 years that indicates the return in stages of the Hanhaga of Atik Yamim, and is mentioned in Midrash Ne’elam Toldot as the forty years from Gathering of the exiles to Techiat HaMetim (resurrection  of the dead)  of the Tzadikim. These (hidden) 40 years are counted in the same fashion as the (overt) 40 years of Atik Yamim towards the general Techiat HaMetim (resurrection of the dead) after the 100 of Chochma. That is, we count 40 years of Chesed (kindness-giving) and Din (restriction-judgment) starting with the year of Din (restriction-judgment) 5786, and so reach forty in the year 5919. Hence, with general Techiat HaMetim (resurrection  of the dead) in 6129, there are 210 years between the two instances of Techiat HaMetim, in accordance with the words of rabbi Yehuda in Midrash Ne’elam Toldot.

The alternative length of this period, 214 years, the opinion of Rabbi Yitzchak, will be if the general Techiat HaMetim (resurrection  of the dead) will be in the year 6133. As I have hinted before this is a distinct possibility and the timing is in the hands of Israel. The years of Chesed (kindness-giving) are the years of the 12-year cycle plus in every calendar cycle of 19 years, the year in which Pesach occurs later than in all other years with respect to the Solar year. In the current calendar (leap years 3, 6, 8, 11, 14, 17, 19 of the cycle) the latest Pesach is in year 8. When Sanhedrin will be restored, the leap years will almost certainly be changed to be years 1, 4, 6, 9, 12, 15, 17 of the cycle, and that will make year 6 into the year of the latest Pesach. With this assumption, the count to 144 ends in year 6129. However, by 6129, it could be that the leap years will be 1, 4, 7, 9, 12, 15, 17. If so, the latest Pesach will be in year 17. With this assumption, the count to 144 will end in 6133. The prophecy ישתקוהלאחריתך (Yirmyahu 31) may hint at year 6133, which is 511 (תקוה) times 12 years after year 1.

Midrash Ne’elam associates the sixth millenium to the 408 “years”. In accordance with the above, the explanation is that the end of the sixth day of history coincides with the end of the count to 144 (going with rabbi Yehuda) and therefore with the end of the 408 years. Interestingly, the beginning of the first count to 132 coincides with the beginning of the fifth day, so that the 408 “years” exactly cover all of the last two days of history, the period of Moshiach.

The counts of Keter Yosef (Keter Yesod) and Keter Yehuda (Keter Malchut) each have a parallel, the parallel of Keter Yosef counts “days” of 64 years since Yetziat Mitzrayim in the year 1329. The following is a summary of these days:

Day 41 (3889-3953) brought the rebellion of Bar Kochba and the teachings of rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. Day 59 (5041-5105) brought the appearance of the Zohar. Day 63 (5297-5361) brought the work and teachings of the Arizal. Day 66 (5489-5553) brought the work and teachings of Ramchal and the Vilna Gaon. The land of Israel came into Jewish control in day 69 (5681-5745). We live in day 70 (5745-5809), the generation of Moshiach’s coming. Day 72 (5873-5937) will see Techiat HaMetim (resurrection  of the dead) of the Tzadikim.

Keter Yosef has parallel climaxes at 41, 59, 66, 69, 70, and 72.

The parallel of Keter Yehuda is the count of Chochma. When Chochma reached 56, the state of Israel arose. When Chochma reached 59, Yerushalayim (Jerusalem)   was liberated. Chochma will have further climaxes at counts 66 and 66.5 (the definition of a half was given here in the context of the count of Chesed). Keter Yehuda has parallel climaxes at 56, 59, 66, and 66.5.


Rebbi Shimon opened up and said: “And I will remember My covenant with Yaakov” (Vayikra 26:42) . (Yaakov is written) full with a Vav, why? But in 2 sides is the secret of Chochmah, one which is a secret on the level of Chochmah, the place where Yaakov dwells, but this verse is said about the Galut (exile)  of Israel, for when they are in Galus, the time that they are remembered (the House of Yaakov), they are remembered via the secret of Vav. And that is that in the 6th millenium, and the Rememberance (Pekidah) is in the secret of Vav, 6 moments and a half time and in the time of the 60th year to the bar on the door in the 6th millenium, the G-d of Heaven will raise a rememberance for the Daughter of Yaakov, and from that time until the Full Rememberance (Zechirah) will be 6 years and a half, and from that time another 6 years, and these are 72 and a half. In 66, the King Moshiach will be revealed in the Land of Galilee.

In 5783, Keter Yehuda will reach 56, a new Yom HaAtzma’ut. A short time after the appearance of Moshiach ben Yosef, Israel will have emerged victorious. As Israel rises, Edom falls.

IT IS NOW 5771 ACCORDING TO THE BIBLICAL CALENDER


In 5786, Keter Yehuda reaches 59, a new Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem)  . This same year, I suggested, has the
third Pekida (remembrance for redemption). It is 1335 years after the construction of the Dome of the Rock. Moreover, Keter Yosef reaches 70 in 5786.

At the downside, as mentioned in the previous post, Moshiach ben Yosef may die at 73 of Keter Yosef. This is at 62 of Keter Yehuda, and in the parallel, rabbi Meir Kahane was killed in a year of Din (restriction-judgment) when Chochma stood at 62. We read: “And after 62 weeks a Moshiach will be cut off (Daniel 9:26).” May we merit that Moshiach ben Yosef will not die.

It is known that learning secrets of the Torah prevent the killing of Moshiach ben Yosef, by this power he shall prevail over his enemies !



Pessach-Freedom
April 2, 2017, 1:12 pm
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UPDATED May,8 2016                         Passach

 

Pessach is Pretty important if we spell it out as

פהסמךחת=613 (all the commandments).

We check for “chametz” by the light of a candle, with these 14 letters , as it is written, “Because יד (hand) (14) on the throne of יה Hashem” (Ex. 17:16).

The Haggadah begins with the words, “This is the bread of affliction that our fathers ate in the Land of Egypt. All Who are hungry, come and eat, all who is in need, let him come and join celebrating the Passover festival.” This is more than just generous hospitality; it is fundamental to Torah freedom, to go from a selfish mentality of keeping for one-self into a free giving mode. This giving type of behavior is not the behavior of a slave he is always guarding the little he gets his hands on, as he has nothing but giving is connected with true freedom. This is one of the first things the Hagadah teaches us on the path of going from slavery to freedom to reclining while eating like Royalty do !

The sages say Passach is a time for searching for a persons defects, like the way each person must search their house for “chumatz” (leaven). God illuminates our Nashama (Soul) so that we may see ourselves clearer. Like the way we use a candle to search for “Chumatz”, and a candle represents the “Nashama”. As it says “ the candle of God is the Nashama of man”. It states in the Zohar that from Rosh chodesh (New moon) of the month of Nisson there is an increase in “Bina” (Divine Understanding). With this power we can search within ourselves and see what it is that is causing our exile from GOD, Divine revelation. So that we may return to GOD completely. ”Chumatz” is not nullified like most things even when there is less than 1 part to 60. Any “chumatz” (which is arrogance) cannot be tolerated. How could one be arrogant if they really knew they were standing before GOD ?. An arrogant person performing religious acts is only a “charade”. They have not even begun the kind of Divine service that leads to ”ruach haKodesh”, and redemption. One must be completely dedicated to GOD not themselves. The Temple offering for Passach the “corbon Pessach”, May we bring it quickly, is roasted whole, including the head and tail. This shows that returning to GOD, Leaving our personal and National exile requires returning to GOD from all aspects of our existence. One must dedicate all aspects of their life to GOD, Blessed is his Name ! 

   Our Sages teach us that no slave ever escaped from Egypt. The slaves felt that it was better the be a slave in Egypt than to live else were. Their slave mentality made them think things just could not get any better. At the Passover “sader” we all say “next year in Jerusalem”. These were not meant to be empty meaningless worlds !

   The driving force behind the Egyptian culture was lust for physical pleasure. The Bible on a number of occasions links the Egyptians with donkeys. The Hebrew word for donkey is חמור which is closely related to the word חומר which means raw physicality, only the vowels of these words differ, their letters remain the same. The God took the Jews (who were ready to leave out of Egypt- 1 of 5 Jews in the Egyptian exile, but 4 of 5 Jews died in the plague of darkness).  BY THE WAY WHEN THE JEWS WERE TAKING EGYPT’S MONEY THATS WHEN THEY DIED IN THE PLAGUE OF DARKNESS BECAUSE THEY DID NOT WANT TO LEAVE EGYPT AND GO TO ISRAEL SAYS RABBI SHIMON BAR YOCHI IN ZOHAR CHADASH TIKUKINIM THIS TEST WILL COME AGAIN AT THE TIME OF THE FINAL REDEMPTION. MAKE SURE YOU ARE THE 1 OUT OF 5 WHO SURVIVE ! The Jewish Nation was not just enslaved in a physical slavery in Egypt. They were also spiritually enslaved. They had become a race of people so involved in perverse behavior that our Sages teach us they had reached the depths of depravity. There are 50 levels of impurity to which a person can stoop; they were on level #49. Despite all that, God got them out. He took them out and 50 days later they stood at Mt. Sinai.

    We still need to take Egypt out of the Jews. When the Jewish Nation left Egypt they took with them all of the riches of the Egyptian Empire. While its true this is referring to the gold and silver, it also means that they took the spiritual power of Egypt as well. This is why the Midrash teaches us that every Jews left Egypt with countless donkeys loaded with riches. A חמור (donkey) is the symbol of the spirit of Egypt. With the “erev rav” went out Egypts spiritual leaders, their magicians, Egypt was drained of its spiritual powers also.

    Every individual goes through his personal exile, and must separate from those things that bind him from coming close to GOD. Those things which are strange and not part of his divine service. We must do this in all aspects of our life, thus removing ourselves from our personal Egypt (which means confinement), by this fulfilling in part the commandment of remembering the redemption from Egypt. Rav Shabato says the whole idea of leaving Egypt is ultimately spiritual in nature. For this reason the Passach “seder” was even done in the death camp of Auschwitz. It is stated in the Zohar that “The remembrance of being taken out of Egypt with great miracles is the gateway to divine power, a root of the whole Torah, the basis of all the commandments and the real “emuna” (faith) of the Jewish Soul”. Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochi says “ this is our season of joy and gladness when we celebrate the great honor GOD showed to us by taking us out from under the power of impurity into the power of his Holiness.” It is the day as R. Abba says “ GOD took Yisrael from being under the power of impurity to be united with his name, causing them to be raised up above all the upper and lower beings”. The sages tell us one reason for the exile of Yisrael in Egypt was because when GOD told Avraham Avinu that he would give his decedents the land of Canaan as an eternal inheritance Avraham misused his power of speech when he replied “ How will I Know ”. Because of this lack of faith we went down to the refining furnace called Egypt. Now on Pessach we have the power to redeem the power of speech from exile. We do this by with great joy and excitement and a high heart telling the story of the redemption from Egypt, till the point God willing they remember. The Zohar says one who does this will rejoice with the Shechinah in the world to come for rejoicing brings rejoicing. The Oar Ha Chayim teaches that we bring redemption closer discussing Holy matters celebrating the redemption of speech. By remembering the great love GOD showed to us in redeeming us from Egypt we can draw strength to know he has given us strength to overcome all obstacles yielding the power of redemption ! Remember, right after the first Passach “seder” Yisrael was redeemed from Egypt !

In the Torah Billam the Rusha states “ GOD brings them out of Egypt”, In Sefer Oar Ha Chyim it is explained that this is written in an active sense since it is on Passach that sparks of Holiness are freed from impurity. The 7 days of Passach parallel the 7 days of creation. What we strive for creatively, intellectually, emotionally and physically can cause great changes in the continual of process of the renewal of all life including ourselves from this time period Passach is a time of profound personal spiritual redemption, as it says in Toldot Yaacov Yosef that on Passach “ A man merits access to the eternal wellsprings of life”.

One part of doing this is by the 4 cups of wine at the sedar, by this we rectify the sin of Adam as the fruit of the tree of knowledge of good and evil was a grape. The sages say one may drink between the 1st and 2nd cup so desire to eat more “Matzah”. In the Mishna chapter 10 of Pessachim we learn that even a poor man who live of charity should at least be given 4 cups of wine at the “seder”. This is like we learn that Purim is a preparation for Passach.  Rav Shabbato say from Purim our Nashamot begin to remove “klippa” from ourselves. By drinking the 4 cups of wine we can remove the separation created by the sin of Adam, each cup has potential to remove aspects of the 4 “Klipot” that separate us from GOD ! Thus removing our desires for actions not supportive or against divine will, feelings of our heart that are not the love of GOD, thoughts that are not good, and barriers to divine inspiration. The wine of Pesach is a Tikun by Imma. We learn in Pre Atz Chyim by drinking the 4 cups wine there decends “mochin” down the throat to the head of Rachel. Matzah is a tikun by Abba.

There is an obligation to eat a כזית (an olive-size piece)of matzah twice during the Seder, once when we make the blessing of על אכילת מצה after maggid and a second time after the meal of the afikoman.

Which is the more important of the two is a matter of dispute among the Rishonim. Some consider the eating of the matzah at the beginning of the meal as the primary fulfillment of the mitzvah, since this is the matzah upon which we make a blessing. This is the opinion of the Tosafot and Rosh (R.Asher b. Yehiel, ca. 1250-1327).

Rambam and Rif (R. Isaac Alfasi, 1013-1103), however, hold that the afikoman is the more important of the two portions and that the blessing of על אכילת מצה is made earlier only because it is inappropriate to recite this blessing after we have already consumed matzah.

While one can explain the two opinions from a Torah law perspective, there is something deeper here.

In Exodus 16 the Torah speaks of the manna as the matzah from heaven that sustained the Israelites during their difficult sojourn in the desert. The Torah regards the manna as a test “whether the people will walk in accordance with God’s Torah or not” (verse 4). How did the manna, test the faith of the Israelites? Ibn Ezra explains that since the manna could not be stored, for it would spoil if kept overnight, the Jews never had sufficient food for the next day. Thus, they never had a real sense of security. Who knew whether manna would fall the next day? Only faith and belief in God’s kindness allowed them to have any peace of mind. Thus the manna was regarded as a kind of test of אמונה (faith).

The Or HaChayyim says the opposite. He insists that the manna provided the most utopian system of plenty. There was no fear of want because the people knew each day that no matter what they did or did not do, abundant food would come raining down from heaven. Only under such circumstances of bounty can there be a true test of faith, for when the Jew is in need; it is but natural to turn to God. When one is in the depths of despair, he has no other choice. As they say “There are no atheists in a trenches”. In the desert, however, when the Jews “waxed fat,” they were indeed tested by the manna to see whether they maintained their faith in God as the ultimate Provider.

Bearing in mind these opposing explanations, we can explain the difference of opinion between the Tosafot and Rosh on one hand and Rif and Rambam on the other. Matzah is called לחמא דמהימנותא because it is a symbol of our faith. The Tosafot and Rosh find in the matzah the greatest sign of faithfulness and devotion to the Almighty. They find it in the הא לחמא עניא : ”Here is the poor bread that our fathers ate in the land of Egypt.” There, the Jews were constantly hungry, constantly tired, constantly thirsty, and still they reached out to God. Thus the first portion of matzah must be eaten בתיאבון – with hunger -since it represents the commitment of the Jew even though he is hungry. This constitutes the basic fulfillment of the mitzvah. Therefore, we recite על אכילת מצה on the broken piece of matzah, which is the לחם עוני, and we eat it in a hungry state, as a deprived person would.

Rif and Rambam agree that the matzah represents commitment and faith, and that without these there can be no redemption. But the Matzah of the “afficoman” is not ate when we are hungry like the first Matzah, but after we are already satiated. This is in the aspect not the “bread of poverty but from the table of plenty singing songs, reclining, and drinking wine. It is this that represents the greatest danger to spirituality because in the midst of plenty one is likely to forget those in need. He is even 1ikely to forget his appreciation of his bounty given to him by God and many even fall prey to assimilation. The real test of faith, the לחמא דמהימנותא (bread of faith), comes then. Thus the main mitzvah of matzah is to eat it in a state of satiety.

Matzah seems to be only a little water and flour, but the Zohar tells us it is the bread of Faith, only on passach GOD gives it the power to be a gateway for “emunah”. If we add the letter “ו” to מצה (matzah) we have מצוה (mitzvah). The letter ו of the Divine name reveals our Ruach, our emotional soul, when one involves their heart in Divine service how great this is. Matza has a lot of potential to nullify evil סמא”ל (the Devil) + 4 letters = מצה . Rabbi Ashlag expains in the Hakdamah to Tikunim concerning this that this added letter ו gives “chassadim” to the Malchut, by this the Chuchmah in it illuminates. It is similar to the Manna in the desert some had more some less, but all had the measure of an omer. To some its taste was bland to others it tasted as what ever they desired. The Ari teaches in Shar pasukim that “Smura Matzah” is Machut of Bina, which is the ד of אחד . Think about this deeply as it touches on many things.

  Here is the secret of the Mishnah which says one can eat “Chametz”, all of the fourth hour meaning 4th millenium, and let it hang in suspension all of the fifth hour this is the fifth millenium, and you burn it in the beginning of the sixth hour which is the sixth millenium. We are talking about redemption. In order not to separate between the sixth millenium and the seventh one needs to destroy all the sour dough and chametz (leaven), which is the “Erev Rav” (Mixed Multitude). In order not to see them between the sixth millenium and the seventh millenium.. Because the mixed multitude separated between the sixth and the seventh at the giving of the Torah, like we have said, “And the nation saw that Moshe was בשש delayed” (Ex. 32:1), as we have explained (the word) בשש, in the sixth hour they made the Calf and they separated between the וה which is between the sixth and seventh, so too God will separate them from the Jews between the sixth and the seventh millenium. Because of the “Erev Rav”, there is split matzah on the “seder” plate, its poor man’s bread. And why is the “matzah” split ? Because the ו, her leg has gone away to be a מצוה (commandment). The split matzah left on the “seder” plate is is a ד, The “Afikoman” the other half of the the split matzah is a י (or ו), the complete matzah is a ה . The lower ה of הוה is the split matzah the bread of a poor person. When the ד  is joined with the י (or ו). because of this we say the complete Hallel and the non complete Hallel on Pesach in order to represent the complete matzah and the split matzah. (Zohar Tikunim)

We can turn the “bread of affliction” to the “bread of redemption” ! Matzah in Atbash system of letter exchange becomes יה”צ. From the name י”ה comes Divine wisdom, While צ is the vessel for this wisdom. One fit to receive it. צ represent the “Sadeek”. It states in the Gemora a child does not have wisdom till he has tasted Wheat. Yet this type of wisdom from Matzah is very high. As the Mittler Rebbe said “ The Aor Makiff (surrounding light) of Chuchmah is Emunah”. The matzah also works to complete our dat as Taught by Rabbi Natan of Bresslov. The 3 matzot correspond to Chaba’d of Dat, also to Myriam’s well, the Cloud that surrounded Yisrael in the desert and the Manna. By eating Matzah we are able to remove the delusions of this world from our brains, and the scream out to GOD with words like ”thunder” when reading the Hagada. Rav Shabatto teachesThe light of Passach illuminates in its source in the light of Chuchmah and is revealed through the Sefira Netzauch. פסח litterally means “Mouth speaks”, סח is what was called the kind of speech of Yitzchak when he was in the field meditating when he first saw his wife Rivka. By Pesach we can develop the ability to truly express our true selves. This is why Kabbalists teach us that פסח (Pesach) can be understood as פה סח (the mouth speaks). It’s “tikun” (correction) enables us to be truly and freely expressive.


הגדהשלפסח + 1= מלכות, Through the “Hagada” we can reveal GOD’s Kingship which ultimately is Mashiach. This is also reflected by spelling out each letter of הגדה as ה”הדל”תגימ”לה”י=ישראל +1.

And eat “Maror” (bitter herb) because the ו (Ruach-emotions) separated from the ה and this caused “and they made their lives bitter” (Ex. 1:14) . And who caused this? This was caused by the י from the name שדי which is the sign of the covenant that Moses gave to the “Erev Rav” (mixed multitude), because of this Moses went down from his level, as the י left Matto”t In the future the Shechinah will be united with Hashem.(tikunim)

Passach itself ( פסח ) by Atbash becomes וחס meaning “and having mercy”. This shows us that on Passach we draw down the power to Divine mercy. As it was by this Divine mercy that we were freed from Egypt w hen we had reached the lowest level of defilement. GOD told Avraham that our exile of Egypt would be 400 years, but GOD in his great mercy he took us out in only 210 years. ”Choroset” חרוסת permeates to חסרות, mercy of Ruth. This illudes To David HaMelach and the final redemption.

Passach is called “the time of our freedom”, it was from Passach that we went from the lowest depths of enslavement and spiritual depravity to the highest spiritual states at the sea, and then stood before GOD and received the Torah. The word Passach means to Jump. The spiritual growth of Passach is not a gradual thing, but made in leaps and jumps. It is said that rejoicing over the redemption from Egypt leads to further redemption.

Eliyahu Ha Novi is know to be at 2 places. At every circumcision, as he is called in the Holy books “Angel of the Covenant”. It was before eating the Corban Passach that Moshe or some say Yuhoshua circumcised Yisrael so they could eat of the Corban Passach, then came redemption ! Rav Shabotto teaches that Before circumcision the Isrealites were still as slaves of Egypt, but By circumcision they cut off the filth from themselves and came under the shadow of the God called ברית. Eliyahu (Elijah) is also invited to the Passach “Sader”. We even set out a cup of wine for him in every home. Then when we open the door for Eliyahu towards the conclusion of the Seder, after all the previous preparations we say “ Pour out your wrath ….. Pursue them in anger” . Know, the redemption of Yisrael from Egypt occurred in the month of Nisan, when the Mars is dominant. Mars gives the power to war.

May it be in the merit of the Sadeekem in the Gan Aden and now on the Earth that GOD has great mercy upon us so that we will see the prophesy of the Prophet Malachi fulfilled with Eliyahu coming to us turning the hearts of children to their parents and parents to their children with the coming of our righteous Mashiach quickly in our days !

The Rebbi of Karlin said ”Great is a man of Yisrael in the way He is formed, allowing Him to be a son of the King ”. It is of this quality the Torah is speaking of when it speaks of freedom. It was for this quality that we merited being redeemed from Egypt. This Holiness obligates us to be careful not to transgress the border between freedom and a state of lawless abandonment of any constant real values of virtue. Behavior which would bring shame to our father the King of His Holy nation Yisrael and all creation. The freedom we are talking about places upon us borders upon our behavior, giving us more obligations which come upon such a man from God because of the heights of His level in the scheme of creation. Because of this a free man must be careful with matters involving his Honor. But lawless abandon of Godly virtue is of man at a lowly level. In this is a aspect of slavery. As a slave’s disgracefulness adds to him losing restraint and control. As he just really doesn’t care. Such a man will do all that arises of his emotions, he loses control over himself. He goes from the realm of intellect that is upright, transgressing going after his desires. We see this in lowly people, they do their evil desires. The true image of man parishes from them. Leaving them with an image as any human being, when His true nature is beyond this. As his soul has heard the voice of God speaking at Sinai and has experienced the wonders God has done for the Hebrew people. In the beginning he believes in his own eyes that his actions are his desires, but in the end he is only a slave to his evil inclination.

If we look at Yaakov’s blessing from Yizchak we can see how something lowly can be something great as Yitzchak said ”Your seed shall be as the sand of the earth, you shall spread to the north, east , south and west.” During the times we live in now it seems that many of the Jewish people have fell to a low spiritual place. Many of our people now are as low as the sand of the earth (being immersed only in physical matters, with no spiritual awareness), sitting among the nations in exile. But as the great Rabbi Hillel said ”My falling is my rising”. The seemingly lowly state we are in now is only a necessary step. As was the captivity in Egypt, to bring about redemption. As by the lowliness created by a lack of spirituality, they can appreciate it once it is truly found.

The Ruach (spirit) of Yisrael is the internal aspect of His Nefesh (animal soul), its instinctual awareness known as leah. It is only this that can free him from from the slavery of his evil inclination ruling upon all his limbs. Which has become his master. The source the true Ruach (spirit) of Yisrael is in the many mitzvot, Positive commands and prohibitions. For this reason one is required to do many mitzvot to establish His freedom. Only in this way is there true freedom of the Nefesh (animal soul). But to one who does not know this they, God forbid, think that all the mitzvot remove all joy from life. When it is exactly the opposite. One who has never tasted the true atmosphere of people observing God’s Holidays will never understand this. For this reason it says concerning the Passover offering ”No stranger may eat from it”. Better is the verse ”taste and see that yhv”h is good”, with the coming of our righteous mashiach quickly in our days.

Also know that during these 7 weeks until the time of receiving the Torah anew on Shavuot God gives us a special gift each week, each day for the betterment of our souls by allowing us to develop our soul powers of doing kindness during the first week, the 2nd week discipline, the 3rd week harmony and balance, the 4th week endurance so to be able to obtain any goal, 5th week perfecting minor details involved in all we do, 6th week making the greatest perfection of any circumstance, and in the 7th and final week having the kingship of God revealed in all our thoughts speech and actions. This is called ”counting of the omer ”. From all of this God willing we shall be ready to receive the Torah.

Chag Samaich



Go out and do something Profound , with Torah !
March 29, 2017, 10:39 am
Filed under: Torah, Zohar

“The study of Torah”

Does not refer to a cerebral, academic approach to thousands of words on parchment.

This is not its end and purpose at all though intellect is a tool to “connect”

The Torah is understood as the medium through which the energy of The Creator is expressed in our physical dimension of existence.

The sinewy parchment, the coal black ink, and the primordial letters are all intricate components of a divine communication instrument serving one express purpose: to help willing students uproot all their character flaws, in order to attain similarity of nature and thus, closeness to the Light of The Creator.

The first Torah Scroll was shown to Moses by God “Written in black fire over white fire”.

We learn in the Zohar that when the Creator, Bina, gave the Torah to Israel at Mount Sinai. There were severa Holy “Merkavot” (Divine chariots) left side, as well as all the upper sanctities from the upper Holiness of the Torah, the right side. By this the Torah, the middle line, was given in flames of fire. The Torah was thus written in white fire, from the side of “Hesed”, over black fire, from the side of “Gevura”. The letters were flying and ascending through the air. In the air, the lower degrees would fly and rise up to the upper ones.

Moshe transcribed from that Torah of fire while God dictated the words. This very Torah was placed in the Holy Ark and twelve additional Torah Scrolls were gifted to each of the tribes.

From these original scrolls, additional Torahs were transcribed in precise detail. Even the letters were identical in appearance. Indeed each and every feature was prescribed by G-d. Thus the chain of Torah remained unbroken from the time it was given to us at Sinai.

Along the 3,516 years of Jewish history, not one of the Torah’s 304,805 letters has ever been changed and a Sefer Torah that exist in New York is exactly the same that exist in Japan. The words we read in synagogue today are exactly those recorded by Moses.

Come and behold: when the Holy One, blessed be He, wished to create the world, He did so with  the Torah. And he continues to do so at every moment.

And every act that the Holy One, blessed be He, used to create the world was done with and  according to the Torah. This is the meaning of: “then I was by him, as a nursling: and I was daily his delight” (Proverbs 8:30). Do not pronounce it as “a nursling,” (Heb. amon) but rather ‘a Artist’ (Heb. oman), BECAUSE IT WAS A instrument of HIS Art.

It is more than a book

When He wanted to create man, the Torah said to him: ‘If man is created, he will sin, and you will punish him. Would not Your handwork then be in vain? After all, he will not be able to endure the punishment.’ The Holy One, blessed be He, replied: ‘I created repentance before I created the world. IF HE WILL SIN, HE WILL BE ABLE TO REPENT AND BE FORGIVEN.’ In Hebrew Repentance is the word “Teshuva” It really means to “return” .

It refers to a aspect of Time travel. returning to a state before the damage was done

When the Holy One, blessed be He, created the world and created Adam, He said to it: ‘World, world, you and your nature are based solely upon the Torah, and for that reason I created man in you, to be occupied with the Torah. And if he does not Occupy with THE TORAH, I will return you to chaos.

It is the “energy” from the Torah that prevents this directing creation toward God’s desired goal. Yet there is also free will.

Everything is for man.’ This is the meaning of the verse: “I have made the earth, and created man upon it” (Yeshayah 45:12). The Torah proclaims to men to be occupied with and endeavor in the study of the Torah, but no one lends an ear.

Come and behold: whoever studies the Torah sustains the world and properly sustains every act in the world. There is no part within man that does not have a counterpart  in the world.

So dont mess it all up by ruining your own life, as there are far reaching consequences .

Just as the body of man is composed of levels of parts that act together to form a unified body, so is the world. All the creatures in the world are hierarchical parts that act on and react with each other, so they will actually be as one body. Everything, WHETHER IT BE MAN OR THE WORLD, is part of the Torah,  the Torah is made of different parts and sections that support each other. When they are all correct, they will become as one body.

The whole world and all in it is as one Organic Body !

Each soul has a source in a letter of the Torah


“It has been said that each of the letters of the Torah has some corresponding soul.

That is to say, every soul is a letter in the Torah and has its own part to play.”
The Torah is seamless. “Its beginning is lodged in its end, and its end in its beginning.”1 

The last letter of the Torah is a Lamed. The first letter is a Beit. When we fuse its end to its beginning we form the word Lev; Heart.

The Lamed is from the word Yisroel; The Jewish People. The Bet is from the word Breishit; Creation.

The unity of the Torah creates a unity in the heart of all

The letters of Torah and tefila (meditation). The Torah letters are the building blocks of the universe. Each of the twenty-two Hebrew letters is a channel connecting the Infinite with the finite. Each is a particular state of contraction of spiritual light and life force. The shape of each letter represents its individual form of transformation of energy into matter. This can best be understood by comparison to the phenomena of thought and speech in the soul. Every letter which emerges in thought and speech is drawn from the inner essence of the intelligence and emotions of the soul.

Before Gods’s letters of creation combine into words, they are still unable to give life to individual creatures. In this state they are called “stones”. When the “stones” are combined into words, the “houses” thereby constructed receive power to give life even to physical creatures. Thus, the inner life of every creature is its name.

This is according to the teaching of Abraham is his “Safer Yetzera” (Book of Creation)

The letters of tefila are upward-bound channels that connect the soul to G-d. They are called “bricks”. (As opposed to the letters of Torah, or “stones”, which are God given, the letters of tefila, like bricks, are man-made.) Joined together, the bricks form “houses”. Thus, by uttering the letters of Torah and tefila, one becomes a partner bound with God in the action of creation.  Though, we say the words many are not able to comprehend their creative power- just as in general we are insensitive to the continuous act of creation, the constant flow of letters into all beings. This, then, is the deeper meaning of the passage, “Our signs we do not see..”

The  foundation (gateway of energy) is established by Torah and mitzvot (commandments).  The soul possesses a unique, innate sense of purpose. Purposeless existence can cause him only frustration and despair. One’s ultimate purpose is inherent in the Torah, through which  shines the Infinite “Light of Goodness” from its Giver.

So go out and do something Profound !



PURIM— A ADVENTURE IN WONDERLAND “INCOGNITO”

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UPDATED March  2017

Purim and Redemptionבס”ד

Purim is pretty important, it says in gemora Magilla that 48 prophets and 70 elders including Chagi, Zacharia and Malachi enacted the Holiday of Purim. The day of Purim is likened to the day we received the Torah. In Masechet Shabat it says the Jews experienced the miracle of Purim with such happiness and ecstasy that they took upon themselves to keep the Torah with a whole heart, as the verse says ”they received and established”, as though they were standing on Mt. Sinai. Supernal Purim is the idea of eating the Atz Dat (Tree of Knowledge) and its tikun (correction). Haman is in the Torah as it says ” המן האץ you have been commanded not to eat ” and ” “המן הסלה הזה ” Referring to the rock Moses hit. Ester is in the Torah as it says :

ואנכי הסתר אסתיר פני ביום ההוא על כל הרעה אשר עשה כי פנה אל  אלהים אחרים

In Gemora Sanhedrin we learn that from Purim we begin to discuss the laws of Pessach as is stated by Rabba to Rabbi Nachman. Rabbi Nachman  of Bresslov teaches that Purim itself is a preparation for Pessach, and it protects us from Chumatz on Pessach. The Aor Ganuz teaches that in purim there changes עינוי (troubles) to עונג (pleasure) as פור is “Rachamim” and forgiveness which is made in Purim.

To understand this let us look at the mitzvot of Purim. The Mitzvot of Purim may seem less Mystical than waving the Lulov on Succoth or blowing the shofar on Rosh Hashanah, or the Seder of Pessach, but it must be understood that the Mitzvot of Purim such as Hearing the Maggilla, sending gifts to friends, sending gifts to the poor, Having a meal and getting drunk are like the nature of Purim itself, only disguised as something Natural, but being the will of Hakodesh Baruch Hu arise from a lofty place. These mitzvot which seem so common every day things as giving gifts like Purim itself come to remind us of the hidden face of GOD, that happens around us continually. It is known that there is no chance occurrences. GOD controls everything there is, and all that occurs. We see this when looking closely at each of the commandments. How blind are the eyes of men to the wonders of GOD. So much having to do with Purim seems to be hidden, from the absence of Hashem’s name in the Megilla, to the  costumes, the very name of Esther,  in Hebrew comes from the root “hidden”. Esther אסתר, when spelled backwards is “Rosha teva” [the initials of the words for] of “rosh” (head) , “toch” [middle], and “sof “ [end], together with the letter alef, spell Esther [backwards]. Purim is the holiday of hidden things, the invisible hand of God, whose light is hidden throughout the story but is recognized only by those who know to discern it. Like in our own lives ! The “Aor Ganuz” writes that in Machut is called Ester. Here is remembered “Brit Olam”. From this they quickly return to Hashem. The deliverance of Purim took place through a series of  seeming like accidents or coincidences, which were really the hidden working of the Divine hand. Mordecai, was moved by great piety , was very religious and felt a strong  sense of responsibility and caring for his community and people. And through all this, so had to  refuse to submit to flesh and blood whatever the consequences. God brought about a miraculous  redemption in the guise of nature. It seems  Purim reminds us of the subconscious subliminal spiritual  forces active  in the lives of  men that continually create, form, shape all that is.


There is a custom to dress up in a costume on Purim. There are those who say this costume appears like one’s “yetzer hora” (evil inclination). Hopefully by recognizing the evil in oneself one will then actively work to defeat it. Then Purim becomes what it’s meant to be a day of real “teshuva” (repentance). By recognizing the costume that our evil inclination hides in we can come back to our real self, which is the Godly soul that the costume conceals.

 

 

THE MITZVA OF

DRINKING ON PURIM

Chatam Sofer writes that the idea of drinking on Purim is to repair the drinking that was done by the Jews at the party of Achashverosh, which led to other sins. The Abuderhem writes that the reason we are commanded to drink wine on Purim is to remember all the miracles that were brought about through drinking at parties during the Purim story. Firstly, Vashti’s downfall came due to all the wine Achashverosh drank, then, when Esther replaced her, Achashverosh made another party. Most importantly , Haman’s downfall came during the party that Esther had prepared for him and Achashverosh. Another important lesson of the Purim story is the Memuchan (sages say is Haman) planned for his own daughter should become queen at the cost of Vashti’s demise. However like all the plans of men they can “back fire” and it did by Esther being placed on the throne of Persia instead of his daughter. Haman created the problem and its solution.

We need to shake off all of the accepted certainties that conceal the truth from us. The sages teach “when wine enters secrets emerge” (eiruvin). In our generation we very much need our inner secrets to come out and be revealed.

The Rebbe of Kotzk writes that drinking wine on Purim is a segulah for prayers to be accepted. The Yigael Ya’acov brings down from his rebbe, the Imre Yoseph of Spinka that by drinking wine on Purim we bring the Geula closer and the building of the Beit Hamikdash. The Yitav Lev says that drinking wine on Purim is a segulah for Parnasah, that they will not have to chase after their livelihood, but that rather, it will come easily to them.The holy Rebbe of Zidichov says that drinking on Purim is considered as great as fasting from Shabbat to Shabbat, an entire week without food or drink!

Make no mistake though Purim is not just a drinking party. The Mitzvah is to drink wine. The Gr”a in his Safer Hachalot teaches. There is wine that is called “guarded”, it being wine that brings the drunkenness  of “Olam Haba” (the world to come). It being wine of Bina  (Divine understanding). This is a unique kind of drinking. We are describing being drunk on Bina  (Divine understanding). Rabbi Shabatto teaches  that Mordichy is the Yesod of Chuchmah therefore on Purim it descends to the world. Dat does not have power to receive this light. For this reason we drink wine to remove this blockage of Dat so it is a obligation to לבסמי on Purim till one “Does not Know”. Only then can the light of this chuchmah enter intellect (and wont be blocked by your current level of Dat. We are obligated to לבסמי פוריה   This is the secret of love between Yisrael and their Father in Heaven. As love comes forth from Chuchmah and fear from Bina. From understanding one comes to fear and he who is a “Chuchum” (from Chuchmah) will love the God. YomKiPurim is in Bina. On the day of Purim illuminates Chuchmah, even if wine is the aspect of Bina. As the wine of Purim reaches up to the level of Chuchmah and even higher till the aspect דלא ידע  which is the source of Bria. Even if Purim is a day of Chuchmah which is usually connected to oil, we drink wine. As we don’t have the power to comprehend this Chuchmah except by Bina which corresponds to Wine. In Purim from the Magilla and wine we are connected to Bina in the sefira of Chuchmah where Bina and Chuchmah are joined in the secret of אהבה (Love). In the future all the books of the prophets will be nullified except Migillat Ester. As the books of the prophets are in the aspect of fear but the future will be in the aspect of love. So then we will still read from Ester and the Song of Songs. Purim is on a very high level. Purim is unique as it is of the time of the future redemption. As we have said after All the books of the Prophets and Writings except the “Song of Songs” will become obsolete because the troubles which they speak of will no longer be relevant in the time of the Messiah but the Megilat Ester we will still read… as it says “and the days of Purim shall not depart from among the Jews and their memory shall not cease from their descendants.'” (Ester 9:28)
 

The Jews of ancient Persia celebrated their stunning victory over their enemies who the very next day had legal authority to kill them all. This victory did not come about through the Hands of Heaven. No, every Jew had to get his hands “dirty” and fight and kill those who sought to fight and kill them. The real miracle was two-fold. The first miracle was that a new law was instituted that gave the Jews first crack at their enemies. However, this first miracle alone would not have saved anyone. The second miracle required the Jews of those days and in those lands to actually rise up, arm themselves and physically seek out, fight with and kill those who wanted to kill them. If any of their enemies were to survive and live to see the day of the 14th of Adar, then the law would have been of their side to kill Jews with impunity. Therefore the Jews of the time had to be very thorough to make a quick finish of all their enemies. For the Jews of those days to rise up, pick up arms and actually shed blood, even the blood of those who so clearly wanted to kill them, was a great miracle. An ever greater and often over looked miracle is that Achashveirosh hated the Jews as much as Haman did for the king, Achashveirosh to change his mind and not kill the Jews is very unusual miracle . For a number of reasons. Achashveirosh loved money. He held his 180 day party because he wanted to show off his great wealth, which was something new to King Achashveirosh  as he inherited all his wealth by marrying Vashti who was the daughter of the king of Bavel, Nebuchadnezzar. For Achashveirosh to change his mind and not take Haman’s money and not kill the Jew who he did hate is rather strange. Sometimes man’s free will is taken. Esther had seen what had been done to Vashti and so she knew king, Achashveirosh was an unpredictable fool and that her life therefore constantly hung by a thread, so she was not with him willingly. Mordechai was told his remembrance in the Kings book of Chronicles had been erased. Haman had already endeavored to have it erased, but afterwards the angel Gavriel rewrote it.The angel Gabriel has “ inkwell of the scribe at his waist.”

The “Aor Ganuz” writes that Easter is described as going in to the king not according to “dat”, meaning not at the time she was invited and the penalty for this is death. But Ester put the life of all the Jewish people before her own. She entered before King Achasvarosh not according to “dat”, meaning She entered without Her Husband Teferet “In your right hand is אש דת to your people. The intent of the force of “gulut” is to nullify the Torah. This caused the destruction of the first and 2nd Temple. Ester alludes to the Shechinah in “galut”. The “emuna” of Malchut the nations do not come upon. So Achashvarosh could not come near Ester. One must guard themselves from the nations in “galut”, guarding the Shechinah in “galut”, with her children, the House of Yisrael. This is the secret of ” I am with my people in their sufferings. The nations can not come close to this “kavanah”, of the Malchut. So in the place of Ester a Demon would come and visit Achashvarosh in the place of Ester, it had the appearance of Ester. In Isiah it says ” I will not give my Glory to another”. Mordichy knew by “Ruach Hakodesh that God was guarding Ester from Haman and King Achashvarosh.

  Rav Shabato teaches Purim is not called day of the miracle but it is a holiday named after the lot, the גורל. of Haman. Purim in not celebrated on the day of its miracle as that began on the 16th of Nisson when Haman was hung. The main thing was on the 23 of Sivan when the king’s command to kill all the Jews was nullified, by giving the Jews permission to kill their enemies. On the 13th and 14th of Adar was made the holiday of Purim. If the miracle was the main thing the Holiday would would have been set for the 23rd of Sivan, but we celebrate Purim on the 13th and 14th of Adar to commemorate the victory over Amalak. The “Aor Ganuz” writes that in the Book of Ester is the secret of who causes the poverty of the Shechinah during exile. Haman was hung on the scaffold he himself had built (they do it to themselves or we built him up by our sins and then by “teshuva” destroyed him. depends how you look at it.).

  The Magilla was given by “Ruach HaKodesh” (the Holy Spirit), Purim does not commemorate a miracle but divine providence and “teshuva” from love. The miracle was made in Sivan and on that day there is no holiday at all. They killed Amalak and took no spoil as one cannot benefit from Amalak. Amalak says “There is no individual providence in the world”. That why its written by the incident with Amalak when the Hebrews left Egypt              “אשר קרך בדרך” (by chance on the way). This is the “klippa” of Amalak. SO THEY NEED TO BE BLOTTED OUT !.

  On Purim we do the mitzvah of sadakah of giving gifts to the poor. And we have the mitzvah of sending “shalach manot” (small packages of Food). These may be small offerings, but they do have a great effect. Similar is the mitzvah of the 1/2 Shekel every Jew has to contribute to the Temple in Adar. This seems to be the idea that a little can go a long way. The Oar Hachyim tells us that the 1/2 Shekal is not a Physical transaction but works in the Spiritual worlds. It removes the rule of the stars and constellations from upon Yisrael.

The numerical value, Gematria, of shekalim is 480, the same as the number for lilly ‘wife’ of the Samech Mem (Devil). We conclude the ’weeks of shovavim’, which is a tikun (repair) for the sin of  the brit milah. (Holy covenant) This repair, subdues the negative forces, and the completion of the fixing is through the giving of the Half Shekel. The “Aor Ganuz” writes that in all places one guards the “Brit Kodesh” the God guards them, as Moshe was in צל שד”י and as Ester was protected from Achashvarosh by God.

Concerning giving gifts to the poor “Sadakah” its effects are so far reaching as R. Yeshua Ben Lavi teaches that He who continually gives sadakah will have wise wealthy children well versed in “Agada”. R. Eleazer Ben Yosi Teaches sadakah and deeds of kindness bring peace and good understanding between Yisrael and there father in heaven. R. Yuhuda teaches that sadakah delivers from death. Who can list the merits of a single mitzvah ? In conclusion R. Yochanan says in the name of R. Shimon Bar Yochi that great is the merit of supporting the needy, it brings the resurrection before its time. Charity ”Sadakah” in Hebrew ”the holy tongue” comes from the root ”sedek” (righteousness). The Zohar teaches that in Aramaic, language of the Talmud, Charity is ”zchuta” which is the same word for ”merit”. Its degree of merit is according to the needs of the recipients of the charity. Charity is a greater Mitzvah when given where its needed to the needy. Instead of giving Charity to a institution where the majority of the money donated goes into an administrator’s pocket, and only a very small amount of the donation actually helps anyone. Its better to give charity to the needy where its needed, and this truly has great merit before heaven. This is why it is a obligation to send gifts specifically to 2 poor people on Purim. We see here a little of how far reaching the effects of giving to a poor person goes.

The king Achashvarosh made a huge feast for his subjects 30,000 Jewish people attended, even if Mordichy warned them not to go. This meal angered GOD greatly. The sages say this meal got the Jews closer to the gentiles and their ways and farther from GOD. It was shortly after this that there arose Haman with his evil plans. Easter’s meal with Haman and King Achasvarosh Was direct atonement for the evil meal. So to we are commanded to make a feast during the day specifically on Purim. For no other holiday are we given a special command concerning only its day meal. This draws attention to the correction in the world made by the afternoon ”sudah” (meal) of Purim. This mitzvah atones for the sins that lead to the evil decree almost causing us to be annihilated by Haman. This meal joins body to soul. Only then is there the special mitzvah of getting of drunk. ”till the point of not being able to tell ”cursed Haman from Blessed Mordichy”. At other times such behavior is seen as deplorable. But on Purim we get drunk. Purim comes to remind us of the miraculous nature of nature itself. The Magid of Koznitz teaches that by “sacrit” of Purim we raise those who are fallen. Illuminating the eyes of the sons of Human to learn Torah. Purifying sparks in them by the sanctification of the Divine name. Raising those fallen sparks. Each Purim more are purified. Not purified by merit, but by “Kidusha” of “nachat Ruach” over the miracle of Purim.  The Magilla gives great detail of the Purim story so to make clear that Yisrael had transgressed the command of the Chuchmim. So the Magilla brings that they drank from the Temple vessels, defiling them. Ester and Mordichy were both from the seed of Shaul HaMelch who sinned by letting  the sheep and the king of Amalak live so they needed to do the mitzvah of blotting out Amalak so to make “tikun” of the sin of Shaul. as they were from his seed so the “tikun” fell on them. Killing Haman and his 10 sons who each nourished from  the 10 sefirot of the source of the Klippot (Amalak) and they expressed it by spreading out “kafira” (heresy).

The meal of Achashvarosh was Kosher Mehedrin under the “hashgacha” (supervision) of Mordichy, but the meal was forbidden as Mordichy and the Sanhedrin had ruled that  one could not eat with the wicked and they brought out the vessels that had been used in the Holy service of the Temple to drink in and defiled them. By attending  the kings feast the Jews defied Mordichy’s ruling. This is what brought the Divine ruling against them. It came to fruition because Mordichy would not bow to Haman. So Haman ordered his anger against all the Jewish people. Haman though fell by the 3 day fast Mordichy had ordained. “Mordechi the Jew was the משנה “Mishnah” (viceroy) of the king” (Ester 10:3). From him shine the masters of the Mishnah.  (Zohar Tikunim). The “Aor Ganuz” teaches that the 3 day fast of Ester rose Machut in to the Avot, into Chaga”t. Yisrael is Teferet, the Master of Malchut.

     We fell by not following Rabbinic rules and were thus saved by following a Rabbinic decree. This occurred during the days of the “Omer” when we prepare to receive the Torah including the rulings of the Rabbis. The full Moon is symbolic of Yisrael. On the 15th of Adar the Jews rose to a level of Godliness higher than when they received the Torah at mount Sinai. As on Purim the Jews accepted the Torah of their own free will and not because a mountain was suspended over their heads. As the Jews of Shushon had reached the real level of “teshuva” from love of Heaven, at the level of Pessach and Succot which are also on the 15th, Shavout is not. As they were not on that level of comprehension when they received the Torah.

 The food at the feast of King Achashvarosh was of the Arz HaDat dressing in common food. Then Haman complained to Achashvarosh who is as the serpent. Who tempted “Chava” (Eve). Ester is “Chava”. This complaint dressed in Haman as a ruling of death against Yisrael. Nashama is a aspect of אסתר ,
. Mordichy is the “Yetzer Tov” and made “tikun” on the forbidden meal by ordaining the 3 day fast.

The Aor Ganuz teaches that Ester is “nikud penimi” the upper Shechinah. We learn in Atz Chym from the Ari Hakodesh That Ester is called השחראילת (doe of the morning). She is described green being the aspect of the “green Kav” which is Bina that surrounds the world. Its from this green kav nature’s nature is created. By this level of revelation we can understand what must be done as never before. This revelation of the shechinah is of such great beauty the Ar’i compares it to a virgin. The Kamarna Rebbe teaches Ester was like a green “etrog”, as She was green. Ester dressed in Malchut. Rabbi Aslag explains concerning this That the color of the illumination of Chuchmah in Malchut is called Ester. It is as gold-green, the color of the Etrog. Green like Gold is Chuchmah in “Chassadim”. Mordichy is such a level that His power nullifies power of מרדכי=בלעם+בלק =לאה+רחל +2 This is a very high level such that the Ar’i teaches in Mavua Sharim that in “gan aden” souls have a garment described as זך (shinny). Mordicy and Ester merited this garment while still in this world. This is what it means when it says, they had garments of “Malchut”. This is the aspect of אפר (dust of the earth), but as before the sin of Adam. By this “malchut” one certainly takes part in governance, providence of the world. The Aor Enyim reveals that on Purim the Yesod of Abba is revealed going out of the Yesod of “Parzuf” Rachel which is the “magilla”. Purim has the “ateret” (crown) of great gold of Chuchmah, and chesed. It Spreads out Chesed of Arich which dresses in Aba, from the side of “din” of Imma. Concerning this Chesed the Ar”i teaches in Lecutim that light is revealed in the Yesod from “Chesed Elyon”, this is the “leviyaton”. This is the “cord of Chesed” that illuminates in Malchut that is Ester. It is hidden in Abba and Imma in the secret of “ד”.

The Rashas”h teaches that during the exile of Bavel Zu”n stood back to back in “mochin gadlut” (developed consciousness) of Abba and Imma. After 70 years the “mochin” left Z”a. Then came Mordichy and Ester and the light was renewed. From Shar Cavanot we learn Purim is the time, and preperation right before redemption. It was for Pasach that Ester declared a 3 day fast . No Matzoth was eaten that Pasach. This was unbearable before heaven and evoked mercy that caused the sleep of king Achasvarosh to become disturbed. This disturbed sleep of king Achasvarosh occured on the night following Esters first feast and Haman setting up his Gallows to hang Mordichy, which was the 15th of Nisson. This resulted in him searching His Chronicles and remembering that Mordichy had saved his life but has not been rewarded. This led to the raising of Mordichy and the downfall of Haman and his evil plans. The Yalkut Shimoni teaches that it was the merit of eating of the Corban Passach of previous years’ merit which stood up to protect the Jewish people in the time of Haman. This brings us back to our original question of how it is that Purim protects us from “chumatz” on Pessach? In the simplest sense R. Shimon teaches “chumatz” is the evil imagination, like a haughty man it rises up. Arrogance can only occur when one does not know who it is they stand before. As Pharoe who represents the evil inclination said “ Who is GOD ? “ Purim reminds us to see GOD in all things, especially those things people take for granted as being mundane, coincidence and by “ chance “. This is essential as if we forget, then GOD has to remind us. As Rashi teaches us that Amalack is the dog GOD sends to bite us ש “חו when we forget where GOD is. To clarify this further we see in Pesicta of R. Kahana that Edom tries to make Yisrael go out side of the Torah path, but beyond the path’s borders GOD has placed the dogs. We see this idea reflected in the verse from Tihilim “ flatten it flatten it to its very יסוד ( foundation ) “ The sefira Yesod is sometimes call צדק (righteousness), the proper path. Edom would like to push Yisrael off the proper path to the dogs. How important is it to practice righteousness in one’s supposed mundane activities. Their give and take in the physical world. As R. Kahana teaches that you may be certain in a generation whose weights and measures are false will have a wicked kingdom wage war against them. So why does it appear in this world that the wicked seem to prosper ? One’s whose business practices exploit the poor. We can understand this by looking at the relationship between Yomkippurim and Purim.

   Why is Yom Kipurim כ (like) Purim ? Just as on YomKipurim a lot is drawn and from it is chosen a goat to be given to distract the accusers on high. Like throwing a dog a bone. Then Yisrael is judged favorably. So too is the story of Purim. The wicked one drew lots trying to find when according to astrology would be the best time to attack Yisrael, Yet this too is only a distraction as there is no such time. As GOD rules within Nature. From The Ner Yisrael we learn פור (lot)=(2)קמ”ג . GOD controls the “lot”. The wicked think they are prospering in their evil way , but the truth is as Adam Ha Reshon Said “ The wicked thrive as grass, all the evildoers flourish in order that they may be destroyed for ever “. This will be when their cup of inequity is full and they inherit their lot. The “Aor Ganuz” writes that YomKipurim is like Purim becouse in the future at this time (Yom Kipporim) they shall rejoice. On Yom Kippor its forbidden to wear sandels but of the time of redemption it is written “How beautiful are your feet with shoes”. As by the Malchut shall be delight and pleasure in the time of redemption.

On a certain level, The Gemora seems to portray Purim as the flip side of Tisha b’Av (the day of fasting and mourning for the destruction of the Temple). Av we are commanded to diminish joy with the beginning of the month of Av and with the beginning of the month of Adar we are commanded to increase our Joy, in a sense, these 2 are diametrically opposed days. By  Purim we witness the  “happy end,” of  the Divine Providence called ” hester panim” (God’s hidden face) but Tisha B’Av bemoans the tragic events that can  result from the Divine Providence called  “hester panim”.

After Masiach comes there will be no longer Pasach, Rosh Hasanah or Yom Kippor but Purim will continue to be celebrated. This is a celebration of the absolute and complete destruction of Amalack.

   The “Aor Ganuz” writes that the world is heading to a time when it will be only all Shabot. At that time the Zohar says Then will be nullified the “Yom Tovim”, then the moon will be in its completeness. But the days of Purim will not be nullified with the coming of Mashiach, may He come quickly in our days. Then there will be face to face revelation which has been missing all the days since the Holy Temple has been destroyed. except sometimes during “Tefilla”.

  It is good to have in mind before the reading of the megila that in the merit of this mitzva, God should exterminate all the evil powers of this world, which is related in “Rosh ha Teva”  (the first letters) of the verse, ’to remove the filth from the land.’ Please note, that the God always helps, but it is we who are commanded to wipe out Amalak. If Shaul would have killed the King of Amalak Agog who was the last of Amalak left alive instead of letting him live long enough to impregnate a women there would have been no more Amalak and Haman would then never have lived and maybe there would have been the complete redemption at that time with the complete blotting out of Amalak, by no means should we show mercy to Amalak.

  Rav Shaboto teaches Purim is separate from all other holidays as its light is so great that we are not on the level to receive it but it descends unto us. Unlike on Shabbot where there illuminates in it light of Chuchmah and in the 3rd meal is aroused mercy of Keter and here we have to rise above to receive this light. But by Purim the Light descends to us below ! Other Yom Tovim the we rise a little and the light descends a little and this is why work is permitted. The time of Purim is time of the “Anshey Kanesset Hagadolah”, (The Great Assembly). The holidays enacted by the sages are greater than those from the Torah itself. They are as Jewelry sent by the bride to the groom so to make him more desirable to her,

The holiday of Purim is from sefirah of Chochmah. After the Messiah comes it will be the last holiday to go. Even after we no longer need Yom Kippur to access its holy light in the eighth millennium, Purim will still be a unique time. Only in the ninth millennium will the light of Purim shine everyday, at a very advance stage of Olam HaBah (the World-to-Come). Purim now, opens up access to light of the ninth millennium, the light of the sefirah of Chochmah. Shabbot gives us access to the light of the seventh millennium and Yom Kippur to the light of the eighth millennium. Purim is higher than all of these !


  Rav Shabatto teaches that there are 2 “yichudim” of Hashem one is in fear and the other is in love. Kahalet ends his book saying “The end of the matter is to fear Hashem”. While the Song of Songs is “yichud” in the aspect of love. Cooresponding to these are the 2 days Yom CiPurim which is “teshuva” out of fear and Purim which is “teshuva” out of love. On Yom KiPurim we receive the Torah out of fear on Purim we receive the Torah out of Love. As it says in the Song of Songs “Bring me to the house of wine, your banner is over me for love.” In the Magilla its written יכתב להשיב את הספרים (8:5) becouse out of “teshuva” from love on Purim there will be nullified the evil that has been written in the book and sealed as his judgment on YomkPurim. So its written in Magillat Ester יכתב להשיב את הספרים (8:5) referring to the books that were sealed on YomkPurim. This is according to the Chida.
Purim brings the physical and the spiritual closer this is as God’s hidden presence in the seemingly chance events of the Purim story. Also  the repeated use of the word Ha-Melekh, “the King,” in the Magilla   alluding to simultaneously to Ahasuerus and to the Almighty King of Kings (Esther Rabbah). Many Magilla have the word Hamelekh  as the first word in each column.


Rabbi Chaim Vital immersed in a mikva erev Purim as was his custom before every Shabbat and festival. Shabbat clothing is worn on Purim, and if women have gold jewelry, Rabbi Yoseph Haim writes in ’Ateret Tiferet’, they should adorn themselves with such Jewelry to honor the festival. The custom is to say, ’Cursed is Haman’ three times, and intend to bring down the Samech Mem and his legions, and so to say three times, ’Blessed is Mordechai’, as was the custom in the Holy Yeshiva, Beit El. During the morning reading of The Megila, when the words, ’for the Jews was light and joy, happiness and riches,’ the custom is to touch and kiss one’s tefilin. Before making the festive meal, after reading the Megila and concluding the morning prayers, a person should immediately perform the ’mitzvot hayom’, by gifting gifts to the poor (matonot l’evyonim’) and afterward, ’sending food to one’s friends’, ’mishloach manot’, and then begin his personal festive meal, so too was the custom of the Ari’zal, and the Ra’shash.

R. Moshe Cordevero in Shur Kumah teaches that from the מאמר (creative utterance) that were made by Mordichy and Ester there was a מאמר by GOD added to their אמירה (loving type of speech). Becouse a מאמר by GOD joined to their אמירה the power of Malchut extended to include all the people. Such a מאמר has the power of a ruling of the King. Concering this its tought if you want a ruling of the King call the sefirot of the מאמר that is needed. By this there will be a arrousing of the king without doubt. The Ramcha”l in his safer Tefilot in # 515 says that by אהי”ה Haman was given into Esters hand’s (אהי”ה is a name of the כסא). כסא=אף(anger)

Haman and Mordechai both set out for Persia, Moedechai to plead for building the Holy Temple in Jerusalem and Haman against building the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. Haman who was greedy, ate all his food at once, while Mordechai allowed enough to remain for the whole journey. Soon Haman became very hungry and begged Mordechai to share the remainder of his fare with him. At first, Mordechai refused his request, but later, he relented on the condition that Haman agree to become Mordechai’s slave. As they had no paper to upon which to write a contract, Haman wrote the following pledge upon the sole of Mordechai’s shoe: “I, Haman the Agagite, have sold myself to Mordechai as his slave in consideration of bread.” Since then Haman could never forgive Mordechai for his humiliation, and he was in constant dread lest Mordechai enforce his slave claim over him. Even more that this :

The son of a Jewish slave owner of his gentile slave is his property. So Yishmoyal and all his offspring are truly slaves to the Jewish people. Thus there is no need to promise to give us the lands of Yishmoyal for they belong to us as a slave does not own land but it belongs to the slave’s owner, the Jewish people.

The servants of the king did not know about the hidden hatred that there was between Mordechai and Haman, because they did not know that Mordechai was a Jew. (Mordechai was not Charadi).

The Temple is a place of unity, on both the territories of Yehuda, son of Leah, and Binyamin, son of Rachel. Here, brothers are united.

Like the Beit HaMikdash itself, Mordechai is both of Yehuda and of Binyamin. Mordechai represents unity and harmony, reconciliation and clarity. There was a man of Yehuda in Shushan the capital, and his name was Mordechai, son of Yair, son of Shim’i, son of Kish, a Benjaminite. (Esther 2:5)

 “Achashverosh” is always written in the Megillah in full, with two vavs, except here :

 “And King Achashverosh imposed a tax on the land and on theisles of the sea.”  (10,1) Tax מס is ס”ם backwards.

Sni Luchot ha Brit Lech Licha teaches to Chant the 4 verses of the Magilla of Ester : 2:5, 6:1, 8:15, 8:16 (verses of redemption). Rav Shabbato teaches that Magilla is on a level higher then “Halacha Moshe Mi Sinai”

Say Melech loud on 6:1 , some also do on 10:13. Make a bean dish for meal as Danial would not eat Nebchanezer’s unKosher meat. Make fritters filled with beans and meat. At the meal write Amalak and Haman on a piece of paper and soak it in beer to fulfill the verse “Give beer to the wretched” (Mishle 21:6)

The Midrash Rabba writes that Mordechai ha Yehudi, after he had heard the decree of Haman, gathered together all the children who learned Torah, who were pure of soul, and began to teach them Torah. While he was teaching them, Haman entered the Beit Midrash in order to take him according to the command of the king, to lead him on the horse of the king in the king’s garments.

Mordechai thought Haman came to kill him, however Haman came over to him and asked him, ‘What are you teaching the children?’ Mordechai answered him that he was teaching the portion of the grain offerings brought in the Beit HaMikdash. Haman said, The ‘kometz’ or portion of your hand, ie; the learning of Torah you perform now, is worth more than the 10,000 shekels silver I gave to Achashverosh. It should be noted that 10,000 shekels silver was a tremendous amount of money and Haman who was not born rich but was a barber by trade most of his life and part of his life he sold himself into slavery to Mordichy as he became so poor. For him to give up so much money to kill the Jews shows just how much Amalek hates Jews. More than their desire for money. Which is one of the strongest drives to most people in this world. There is a important message here that needs to be understood most people are primarily motivated to spend almost all of his time and energy seeking wealth and power so to satisfy their appetites for bodily pleasures and  insatiable desire for honor.  Like the king Achashvarosh banqueting all day long, and sampling a different virgin in bed each night.  But Haman is not like this, he is motivated primarily by his hatred and anger against the Jews, this is whats moving Haman, unlike “normal people”.  There is something in this concerning the origins and nature of anti-Semitism. Haman spends his time when at home boasting of his importance and honor to his family and friends (Magilla 5:10-12), despite all the honors given by King Achashvarosh to Haman, this does not make Haman happy as he said   ”All this is worthless to me  so long as  Mordecai is at the kings gate” (alive) (5:13). When summoned to the king in (6:5-6) and asked to suggest a suitable ceremony of honor for someone deserving, Haman’s first thought is “Who could the king possibly wish to honor more than me?” It is this obsession with honor that gives birth to his insane, murderous jealousy, and to his ultimate downfall.

The Ari’zal writes in Sha’ar HaGilgulim that the power of Haman HaRasha which had enabled him to succeed in bringing such a difficult decree against the Jews was actually from the power of the holy sparks that had been hidden in the soul of Haman. And with this holy power, He had come to attack to the Jews. But from where did he derive this power? From the spark of the soul of the holy sage of the Talmud, Rabbi Shmuel bar Shilat, that was embedded in his soul.

The Gemara writes about Rabbi Shmuel bar Shilat that he had been a school teacher who was completely dedicated to imbuing his students with the holiness of Torah and mitzvot. And this is why Mordechai’s first response to Haman’s decree was to gather the school children together to learn Torah. Because that was Rabbi Shmuel bar Shilat’s mitzvah, and it was the power of this mitzvah that extracted the sparks from the soul of Haman. And because of this, Haman lost the power of holiness hidden in his soul, and from this point on, Haman’s downfall continued until his death, and the fall of all the enemies of the Jews. As it was in those days, so shall it be in our days as well. The sages explain that Saul’s “mercy” on the king of Amalek had severe consequences: Haman, the murderous villain of the Book of Esther, is called the “Agagite,” he was a descendant of the Amalekite King Agag.

R. Manachem Mendal of Chabad taught that when Queen Ester called on Mordichy to gather all the Jews and fast that Mordichy gathered thousands of children and taught them Torah until they became inspired to the point that they proclaimed “ we will stand with Mordichy and the Torah for life or death “ In the same day the decree against the Jews was made null and void, even if it only became known later. It is this type of devotion we must strive for in our divine service. Then evil has no leg to stand upon ! This can be seen in the teaching in Perke d Rebbi Eleazer as there we learn “ with the 4th from the little finger of the right hand GOD showed Moshe the ½ shekel, this is the finger of redemption.” It taught in Safer Ha Brit, also by Cyim Vetal and many other places that this finger corresponds to the flow of the sefira Chuchmah ( Divine Creative inspiration ). The wisdom of GOD above understanding. At this level there is no free will, only truth. The Holy Ar”i reveals that on the day of the miracle of Purim, God shined upon the Jews a great divine light, through which they were saved from their enemies in both a spiritual and physical sense. And thus every year, on that day, a great saving light comes to the Jews and shines upon them.

So what is Purim anyway, it is named after the ”pur” (lot) drawn by Haman. By definition, a lot is an object used in deciding something by chance. Therefore, in a lot, all possibilities are essentially equivalent. For the lot, ”yes” and ”no” are equal. This is alluded to in the two words for ”yes” and ”no” in  Aramaic  quoted above:

The word for ”yes” is hen, which is numerically equivalent to the word ha’kol (55), meaning ”all” in Hebrew. Furthermore, the word for ”no” in Aramaic, lav, is numerically equivalent to the Hebrew word hevel (37), which means “vanity”. These two words form together the central phrase of Ecclesiastes ” (1:2): “all is vanity,”–ha’kol hevel. This is the meaning of a lot. Rabbi Shabato teaches that Haman thought from his “goral” (lottery) the פור (lot) that went out for destroying Yisrael in Adar which is the Yesod of water, showed him he could extinguish the fire of Yisrael, and blot out the עפר (earth) of Yisrael (as during the flood). But the opposite happened. Yisrael did “teshuva” and this caused Haman to fall in Nisson which is the Yesod of fire.

The meal Lot had with the angels in Sodom was matza. Yet the meal was called “mishteh”. This word is also used in the Magilla of Easter for the meal of purim. Purim is redemption without miracles in a revealed way. Passach redemption was one of many obvious miracles. Together Passach and purim include all aspects of redemption. Lot was conducting the Passach Sader and the purim “Sudah” all as one.

The name Ester comes from the Hebrew word “str” meaning hidden or secret. Some of the most important commandments are performed secretly. Over so much we just don’t have a clue. All history is really a extended version of the Magilla, until Mashiach (The Messiah) will be revealed. Then everything will be different.

 Purim we can even see in this world is not only a thing from the ancient past but it was on the holiday of Purim in 1991 that the 1991 Gulf War ended and was a good day for the Jewish people.With the reading of the megillah came the first occasion in a month and a half when people were able to leave their homes without gas masks. 

   The  Massiah comes from Ruth a righteous convert. She came from the nation of Moab. Moab was the son of an incestuous father-daughter relationship. Why would the seed of the Messiah come from such a place ?. God hates incestuous relationships This is hard to understand

Purim is one of the most family-oriented holidays. But, the story centers around Esther, who intercedes to save all the Jews. Esther,a Jewish women in a relationship with a gentile king, a forbidden relationship. There are those who also say that Mordechai and Esther were really husband and wife. This is all VERY difficult to understand, and none of this seems very appropriate for the the “most family-oriented holiday”. It is all to say the least very strange. So what is really going on in the story of Purim ? The truth of the matter is We don’t know. The sages have left us some clues, pieces to the puzzle that they had, and this helps but we do not have whole picture. We are missing pieces, The fact of the matter is “God’s thoughts are not as our thoughts”. The God is infinite and we are finite. There are some things one just cannot KNOW ?

May it be that we all see this fulfilled as the sages say “ till one does not know the difference between cursed is Haman and Blessed is Mordichy “, but all only the revealed will of GOD, as there is no other ! With the gathering of the exiles and the building of the Bait Hamigdash with our Righteous Maschiach in Rachamim quickly in our days AMEN SELAH !

LOFTY CONCEPTS TO DISCUSS AFTER DRINKING

1. The fattest knight at King Arthur’s Round Table was Sir Cumference.

> >>>>>>> He acquired his size from too much pi.

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> >>>>>>> 2. I thought I saw an eye doctor on an Alaskan island.

> >>>>>>> It turned out to be an optical Aleutian.

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> >>>>>>> 3. She was only a whiskey maker, but he loved her still.

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> >>>>>>> 4. A rubber band pistol was confiscated from algebra class, because it was a weapon of math disruption.

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> >>>>>>> 5. No matter how much you push the envelope, it’ll still be stationery.

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> >>>>>>> 6. A dog gave birth to puppies near the road .. . . and was cited for littering.

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> >>>>>>> 7. A grenade thrown into a kitchen in France would result in Linoleum Blownapart.

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> >>>>>>> 8. Two silk worms had a race. They ended up in a tie.

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> >>>>>>> 9. A hole has been found in the nudist camp wall.

> >>>>>>> The police are looking into it.

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> >>>>>>> 10. Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.

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> >>>>>>> 11. Atheism is a non-prophet organization.

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> >>>>>>> 12. Two hats were hanging on a hat rack in the hallway.

> >>>>>>> One hat said to the other: ‘You stay here; I’ll go on a head.’

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> >>>>>>> 13. I wondered why the baseball kept getting bigger.

> >>>>>>> Then it hit me.

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> >>>>>>> 14. A sign on the lawn at a drug rehab center said: ‘Keep off the Grass.’

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> >>>>>>> 15. The midget fortune-teller who escaped from prison was a small medium at large.

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> >>>>>>> 16. The soldier who survived mustard gas and pepper spray is now a seasoned veteran.

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> >>>>>>> 17. A backward poet writes inverse.

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> >>>>>>> 18. In a democracy it’s your vote that counts.

> >>>>>>> In feudalism it’s your count that votes.

> >>>>>>>

> >>>>>>> 19. When cannibals ate a missionary, they got a taste of religion.

> >>>>>>>

> >>>>>>> 20. If you jumped off the bridge in Paris, you’d be in Seine.

> >>>>>>>

> >>>>>>> 21. A vulture boards an airplane, carrying two dead raccoons.

> >>>>>>> The stewardess looks at him and says, ‘I’m sorry, sir, only one carrion allowed per passenger.’

> >>>>>>>

> >>>>>>> 22. Two fish swim into a concrete wall.

> >>>>>>> One turns to the other and says ‘Dam!’

> >>>>>>>

> >>>>>>> 23. Two Eskimos sitting in a kayak were chilly, so they lit a fire in the craft.

> >>>>>>> Unsurprisingly it sank, proving once again that you can’t have your kayak and heat it too.

> >>>>>>>

> >>>>>>> 24. Two hydrogen atoms meet. One says, ‘I’ve lost my electron.’

The other says ‘Are you sure?’

The first replies, ‘Yes, I’m positive.’

25. Did you hear about the Buddhist who refused Novocain during a root canal? His goal: transcend dental medication.

26. There was the person who sent ten puns to friends, with the hope that at least one of the puns would make them laugh.

No pun in ten did.



BIRTH DAY OF THE “TREE”- TREES
February 9, 2017, 2:54 pm
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UPDATED FEB 10TH  2017

FRIDAY NIGHT , SHABOT  is Tu bi Svat

Tu bi Svat-Birthday of the Trees

And Yhv”h spoke to Moses, saying,

Speak to the people of Israel, saying, In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall you have a sabbath, a memorial of blowing of horns, a holy gathering.

Having decided to create the world GOD removed part of himself leaving only a tracing of his essence. From this he built and covered himself in a supernal radiance of thought, and created the world there from. From the light of this radiance, being the light of the first day the Holy one produced the “mighty cedars of Lebanon” of the upper world and the 22 letters from which was carved 10 utterances from which the Holy one’s Chariot is placed on all. It is from these cedars that King Soloman built his Chariot for the maintenance of the lower world through the upper. As it says “Solomon made himself a chariot out of the Cedars of Lebanon”.

It is also stated “The Cedars of Lebanon which he planted where the birds make their nest”. This being all birds as described in parsha Pinchas from the face of the Eagle in the Supernal Chariot as described by the prophet Ezekiel comes the Nashama, the intellectual soul. This aspect of the soul surrounds the body and some of it enters one’s head. It is the vessel of the Merkava (Chariot) of the Torah. It is from this point that the 6 directions of the world unfold, the 6 powers of the ruach , emotional soul.

It is of these forces, those channeling divine energy into the physical creation that King Solomon built a palace below. In the likeness of the palace above. This is what the Holy one blessed is he calls the upper Garden of Eden. Being the strong and mighty tree, reaching the highest Gan Aden. It is here that the Holy one has joyous communion with the souls of the righteous. In the celestial academy. They perceive the loveliness of God. Then they rise and bathe in the streams of balsam (the 13 attributes of mercy that control Mazel). This Balsam being the supernal hidden palace. It is this communion which is the desire, and delight of the Holy one. From here souls can travel and appear to men to perform miracles for them in the manner of angels.

It is these “Cedars” which are the 6 days of creation, each performing its assigned function and emanation. He who is worthy of this Chariot is worthy of all things. Being worthy to repose in the peace of the Holy one’s shadow.

SOME FRUIT WE THROW THE SKIN,SHELL, KLIPA  AND SEEDS

SOME FRUIT WE EAT THE SKIN,SHELL, KLIPA  AND HAS ONE SEED

SOME FRUIT WE EAT THE SKIN,SHELL, KLIPA  AND HAS MANY SEEDS

SOME FRUIT WE EAT

The Ari teaches that

Wheat is from the right pillar, that of Chochmah.

Barley is from the left pillar

The grape vine originates in the middle pillar

The fig is from Netzach.

The pomegranate is from Hod and is gematia Nurie”l

Oil-olives are from Yesod.

The voice of the Yhv”h breaks the cedars; the Yhv”h breaks the cedars of Lebanon.”