Pi and Spirituality

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If there is a God, then everything is interconnected, so we shouldn’t be surprised when we find the famous math enigma Pi π hinted to in the Bible, and in Kabbalah. Sure, the Greeks, Babylonians, and Egyptians may have had … Continued

Inner Peace

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Happiness is not the same as inner peace. But the truth is that many people think or say, “I just want to be happy,” when what they really want (and if they’d introspect they’d know this) is more inner peace. … Continued

Post-Election Stress Syndrome

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(Happiness is yours for the taking) As we’ve mentioned before, your happiness cannot be dependent on anything external or else you are completely dependent. Happiness must be generated from inside. Whether or not the candidate you voted for won, and … Continued

Sympathy for the Devil

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One of the top ten common misconceptions about religion and spirituality is the concept of the Devil. Who is Satan and what is his purpose? Where does the concept come from? We all sense a craving towards spirituality and meaning, … Continued

Revenge, Sweet Revenge

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Even though the Bible is the biggest “bestseller” of all time, and continues to affect believers and non-believers more than any other book ever written, many people are wholly unfamiliar with the original language. This causes some confusion and misunderstanding … Continued

The Joy of Repentance

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Do you know anyone who relates to the idea of repentance with joy and happiness? Looking forward to that sore tuchas from sitting so long in synagogue? Can there be trepidation for the Day of Judgment and awe for the … Continued

Walk this way

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Leviticus 26:3, “If you will walk in My decrees and guard My commandments and you do them…” The verses go on to list blessings we will receive for following God’s directives. These are the spiritual principles that govern the universe. … Continued

Ten Thoughts on Love

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Romance is like salt.  If you’ve got a relationship to start out with, it can enhance it.  If you’ve got nothing, it will only be a source of bitterness. A soul-mate is someone who, merely being who they are, brings … Continued

True Friendship

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True Friendship The news from the Middle East is very troubling. Not only that but the Hebrew calendar has moved into the “three weeks” of challenges. What can we do? There are many things to do. I just got back … Continued

The Kabbalah of Happiness

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Rabbi David Aaron is recognized worldwide as an expert on the Kabbalah and is the best-selling author of: Seeing God: Ten Life Changing Lessons of the Kabbalah; Endless Light : The Ancient Path of Kabbalah and The Secret Life of … Continued

The ABCs of Kabbalah

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Rabbi David Aaron, Founder and Dean of the Isralight Institute, is internationally recognized as an expert on the Kabbalah and is the best-selling author of: Seeing God: Ten Life Changing Lessons of the Kabbalah; Endless Light : The Ancient Path … Continued

Who knows One?

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Jews love numbers. It isn’t just the influence of the many Jewish accountants; the passion for numbers has been a part of Torah commentaries throughout the ages. Even children get introduced to the importance of numbers with the song “Who … Continued

Be a Star in His-Story

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Rabbi David Aaron is recognized WORLDWIDE as an expert on the Kabbalah and is the best-selling author of:Seeing G-d: Ten Life Changing Lessons of the Kabbalah,Endless Light : The Ancient Path of Kabbalah and the Secret Life of G-d; Discovering … Continued

A Simple Guide to Happiness part 3

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Define Your Reality Don’t compare your happiness to others (if that decreases your happiness.) Why? Because sometimes they’re not really happy. The pictures in the magazines of celebrities spending loads of money and smiling or laughing are an illusion. They … Continued

Why Is She Doing That?

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Judge Favorably You may wonder why Paris Hilton is studying Kabbalah.  You may wonder why William Hung tried out for American Idol.  We often wonder why someone does something.  Sometimes, unfortunately, we even assume we know.  This is a very … Continued

Prophecy – the Ultimate Amazement.

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written by Rabbi Alexander Seinfeld, a guest author. Meditative disciplines have been part of Judaism since ancient times. Ancient Israel abounded with meditation schools, teachers and disciples, especially during the First Temple era (ca. 900-500 BCE).[1] These schools used a curriculum … Continued

A Matter of the Heart

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Every nuance in the Bible is of significance. So when you see that the last letter of the five books, “lamed,” and the first letter, “beis,” spell the word “lev”, which means “heart”, you have to recognize the significance of … Continued

Hell? No, we won’t go

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Interfaith groups notwithstanding, major religions of the world have a big problem with each other; it’s called Hell. They don’t bring it up at the meetings on religious tolerance, but the official Catholic policy is that Protestants, Muslims, and Jews … Continued

A Woman’s Right to Spirituality

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As more advances are made in struggles against discrimination and gender-based harassment, many turn their gaze towards traditions of spirituality and assume, since the ancient traditions look backwards in time, instead of forwards, that men have an unfair advantage in … Continued

Lies and Damn Lies

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During the debate over Condoleezza Rice’s nomination for secretary of state, her truthfulness, and that of the Bush administration also, was questioned.  The strongest language came from Mark Dayton, a Minnesota Democrat. “My vote against the nominee is my statement … Continued

Ten Tips on Happiness

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1. Your soul contains a source of infinite happiness. 2. If you knew how much the Infinite Being loved you, you’d be deliriously ecstatic. 3. Happiness is not a goal; it is a means to living your life with more … Continued