During the 8 days of Chanukah there is a custom to play dreidel. The dreidel is a 4 sided spinner which was used by the Jewish children as a coverup for studying Torah while hiding from the Greeks. More than a kids game, in this Kabbalah Academy class we go into the secret of the dreidel.
Yud Tet Kislev is the day of the liberation of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the Alter Rebbe. Due to a harsh heavenly decree from on high because of the teaching of the deep mysteries of Kabbalah and Chassidut, the Alter Rebbe was incarcerated. His release signifies the heavenly stamp that it is proper and timely for the wellsprings to be spread in the world as a preparation for the coming of Moshiach.
Habit building is essential for us to build lasting change and shape the personality we seek to become. In this class we delve into the fundamentals of habit building and the practical ways we can install new positive habits and uninstall the negative ones..
Habits are the actions that we consistently and often routinely do. Our habits form our personality and the self image we have about ourselves. Whatever your identity is right now, you only believe it because you have proof of it.
In Hebrew habits are called Hergel- הרגל, coming from the root word רגל- foot.
When we give charity, the Sefer Hachinuch (Barcelona, Spain 1300’s) says that one should give in increments, thereby building the nature of kindness.
How long do habits take to install or undo?
Research says that it takes 30 days in order to install or undue a habit. The Talmud says that when there is a change in the mentioning of the winter or summer in the daily prayer service, one can...
What does Kabbalah have to say about astrology? How are we Kabalistically connected to our signs and are we bound to the limitations of the zodiac? Find out in this great piece by Emily Francis i24 News which features Live Kabbalah School.
The Book of Jonah is read on by the afternoon service of Yom Kippur. The story of Jonah is a deep story with many profound lessons for Yom Kippur and for life. The 3 main lessons are 1. We can't run away from G-d. 2. G-d is merciful and desires kindness. 3. The power of Teshuva- repentance.
Most importantly, we learn about the deep faith and love which G-d has for us and his steadfast support in our life's mission. The story of Jonah is a story of the Descent Of The Soul In This World, A Live Webinar class.
The Month Of Elul- The King Is In The Field
Happy new month of Elul! The “king is in the field” . Get out of the desert realm! There are 3 realms: Royal palace/city, field, desert. Our job is to awaken to come out of the field and into the palace
In his Song of Songs, King Solomon writes a most eloquent and deep passage representing a multitude of relationships. The verse “I am my Beloved’s and my Beloved is mine” (Song of Songs 6:3) is an immediate allusion to the month of Elul, for in its original Hebrew, “Ani ledodi v’dodi li,” the letters beginning each word serve as an acronym for this month.
Elul is the month preceding Tishrei, the beginning of the Jewish year, starting with the holiday of Rosh Hashanah and culminating with the festival of Hoshana Rabbah. It is during the month of Elul that we try and focus on our past year, reflecting on our deeds,...
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