The 432 Binah Meditation Incorporates the Future Holy Temple

One afternoon almost 17 years ago, a caretaker let me into the 16th century Synagogue of Rabbi Isaac Luria in Sfat and all alone with the painted blue raised bimah behind me, I prayed, meditated, and conversed with the Ari.  With wild birds swirling all around the room, diving, fluttering, their noisy wings churning the … Continue reading “The 432 Binah Meditation Incorporates the Future Holy Temple”

When Would I Ever Tell You to Eat a BLT?

~~This article is dedicated to my wonderful wife in Israel on her birthday, 7/20 ~~ Perhaps you have never heard of a BLT, a Bacon, Lettuce and Tomato sandwich, which is obviously not kosher in the slightest.  Yet, a BLT sandwich has a lot to do with connecting us to Moshiach consciousness in the little … Continue reading “When Would I Ever Tell You to Eat a BLT?”

The Light on the Other Side of the Wall

Why do we really light Shabbos Candles? There are many correct answers, but there is a far deeper one….. At the end of the Book of Genesis we read about Jacob summoning his sons to attend his death bed, and telling them what “will happen to them” and “what they are to do” at a … Continue reading “The Light on the Other Side of the Wall”

The Torah; Beyond the Beginning.

Where to begin? “In the beginning G-d created….” The Torah tells us what to do in its very first word: Bereshit (“In the beginning” ). But the Torah is far from a narrative and the word Bereshit is far more than the beginning of a story. It’s a commandment. It’s a commandment for us to … Continue reading “The Torah; Beyond the Beginning.”