Ten Commandments VI; Making Sense of The Torah’s Mixed Up Time Line.

…Continued from The Ten Commandments

What is going on?

Our last blog was about the split that happened at “The 10 Utterances,” which we showed beyond doubt to connect to Creation, the Torah’s first verse, the Torah in its entirety, to the tree-of-life, to the 42-Letter Name, and to Moshiach.

When we last left the Israelites at the 10 Utterances (Commandments), they were at keter, the highest point of ascension possible.

They were immersed in the 620 letters and the 62 Yuds (Y) of the 10 Utterances found at the 20th chapter in Exodus with the number 20, esrim, having a gematria value of 620, that same as Keter, the “crown”. And while the letter yud (Y) has the value 10, and can substitute for the 10 in the 10 utterances, when it’s spelled out, (Y-V-D), it has the value 20, esrim and thus Keter again.

The ascending Israelites were past the aspect of G-d called Elohim, which was reflected in the 62 Elohims present in the Torah through the 10 generations of Adam. They were in the letter yud (Y) of the Tetragrammaton (YHVH) and ready to enter the tip of the Yud, which we know from the Arizal is Keter, the dimension where the self is reduced to virtually nothing and where we rejoin G-d in the whole, the oneness.

In terms of the Torah organization, the Israelites and the event of the offering of the 10 Commandments were at chapter 20 in parsha Yitro of Shmot, paragraphs 54-62. Yitro (YTRV), Moses’ father-in-law, has the value 616, the same as H’Torah (the Torah), which when added to the kolel of its 4 letters gives us 616 +4 = 620, Keter once again, the crowning, highest sefira (dimension).

And 54, once again and as explained in the previous articles connects us to the year 5778, when the tzaddikim have advised us Mashiach and the geula (final redemption) will come again, 66.6 jubilee years after the giving of the 10 Commandments in 2448 HC.

So what do we mean by come again?

And what happened, seeing as they were already at such a high place 66.6 jubilee (3330) years ago?

The second question almost answers the first, but we’ll give the full answer after we straighten out the seemingly incongruoustime-line of the 5 portions, Yitro, Mishpatim, Terumah, Tetzaveh, and Ki Thisa; from Exodus 20 – 34, encompassing paragraphs 54 to 130, from the 10 Utterances to the second set of Tablets.

Just to put that into perspective, that span of the 5 portions with 22 letters in their combined names is exactly 22,000 letters, 5788 words, 441 verses, 77 paragraphs and 15 chapters long. And while, yes, the fact that 5788 = 5778 + 10 (Commandments); and that 441 is the gematria of Emet, truth, a synonym for Torah, the Tree-of-life and the 42-letter Name; and that 22,000 letters is exactly the number of letters in the Hebrew alphabet, 22 x 10,000; and that 77 is the numerical value of mazal wedged into the middle of 5778, are all compelling reasons to assume this section of 15 chapters is very special, there are other reasons as well.

For instance, the total gematria of those 22,000 letters is 1733324 or 299.99 x 5778, off by a minuscule (0.0044%) percent from exactly 300 x 5778, and moreover, when we divide 1733324 by 26, the Tetragrammaton (YHVH) we get 1733324/26 = 66666.308.

HMM!

Now, all that is certainly astonishing, and awe-inspiring in its precision and in the detailed planning that went into specifically organizing these specific 5 portions so that their combined encoding and energy dictates their profound interaction. First, the 42-letter Name is prescribed here by it small gematria value of 173. Next the year 5778 prophesied by the tzaddikim for the arrival of the Moshiach (Messiah) and the geula (final redemption) is hinted several times, including by the starting letter of the 10 Commandments, # 107007 in the Torah (note 54 x 107 = 5778). Then the number 666 so prominent in the calculation of 5778, etc is prescribed. And finally the 22 letters of the alef-bet; and the value of the Tetragramamton (YHVH), 26, is utilized as well.

Nevertheless, the Torah goes even further to strengthen this connection for us. In analyzing the 22,000 letters, we see that many of them reoccur very specific and significant number of times. Now, it would be natural for one of them to, even for two of them, but of the 22 letters, at least 7 of them do: the letter bet (B) reoccurs 1024, the number of different word values in the entire Torah, and as we discussed in our last article 1024= 322, the tree-of-life squared; both the letter gimmel (G) and the letter tet (Tt) each reoccur 137 times, as in the numerical value of Kabbalah, meaning “to receive” and “parallel,” and as in the age of the universe, 13.7 billion years; and the letter zayin (Tz) reoccurs 204 times, as in the value of tzaddik; and the letter chet (Ch) reoccurs 616 times as in H’Torah, and as in the number of times Moses exact name (MShH) is mentioned in the Torah, and also as in the numerical value of Yitro(YTRV), the first of the 5 portions; and while Pe(P) reoccurs 358 times, as in the value of Mashiach, the final letter Pe sofit reoccurs 42 times; and the letter Ayin (A) reoccurs 954 times, as in digit #954 in Pi where we find the final of the three 5778‘s (please see There’s Nothing Random in the Universe for an explanation as to why this is significant for us).

It’s obvious that in these 5 portions, where we’re receiving the 10 Commandments, the 2 tablets twice, the laws of reincarnation (in Mishpatim), the instructions for building the Tabernacle, the Temple accouterments, and the vestments of the Cohenim, that they all have a reason for us to study them beyond the obvious. But to do that, we must untangle them first, especially the timing of the events, including when and to who G-d is speaking.

Another letter, the 8th to have significance for us (this time only in this context) is the letter hey( H) of numerical value 5, found 2060 times within the 22000 letters of the 5 portions. In the middle of the first of those portions, in the 5th verse of the 10 Utterances, at Exodus 20:6, G-d advises that his love will go to those deserved for thousands of generations (eternity/immortality), but the sins of the fathers will pass on for 3 or 4 generations.

Here is where the choice was officially offered.

The choice given to the Israelites was the same as that given to Adam 2448 years earlier: to choose between the immortality of the Tree-of-life reality, or the cycle of reincarnation, the cause and effect relationship of the tree of knowledge of good and evil. Adam through Eve was persuaded by the snake to choose wrong. The Israelites were persuaded by the erev rav (mixed multitude) to choose wrong as well.

This is not surprising as the gematria value of erev rav (ARB RB) is 474, the same as Da’at, knowledge, and that of Snake (NChSh) is the same as Mashiach, so it’s easy to see how they were tricked. This is also why there are legends that say that many of us will be tricked in these days as well.

It didn’t take much to persuade them. You know that from your own experiences. A little deceit, a little temptation, rationalization, and bam, we’ve fallen yet again, daily for most of us. But Adam, Eve, the Israelites, they had the miracles right there in front of them, direct from the source, no misunderstandings.  And they fell just as quickly as we do, only they fell from the top of the mountain, and we’re still at base camp.

By Exodus 20:15, the people showed where their hearts and minds were at: After hearing and seeing the 10 Utterances, the people trembled, kept their distance, and they said to Moses in Exodus 20:16, “You speak to us, and we will listen, but let God not speak with us anymore, for we will die if he does.”

In their own words they chose death. G-d let it be Pharaoh’s words that brought about the death of the first born, and the people back then chose their fate with their own words as well.

This is why chazal warned us to always choose our words wisely and use them sparingly.

According to the Zohar, the words in Moses’ mouth were like a sword, especially when he recited the Shem Mem-Bet (42-Letter Name). They are like swords in our mouths as well, double-edged ones. It’s designed that way as part of the knowledge of Good and Evil, whereby we are our own judges. What comes out of our lips comes right back at us from another direction, as if time and space were warped (just as they are in the spiritual realm. And this is exactly why the Torah warns us to love our neighbors as ourselves.

Then after Moses implores them not to be afraid, in Exodus 20:18, when the Covenant of Abraham, which was given in 2018, 430 years earlier, was supposed to be fulfilled, the Torah repeats, “The people kept their distance while Moses entered the mist where God was.”

“The people kept their distance”

That was it. In Exodus 20:18, G-d fulfilled his promise with Moses that he made with Abraham in 2018. This is the last verse of paragraph 64, the numerical value of Din (DYN), judgment.  Now we wait until 2018 ce.

Synopsis of the next 4 Portions

From here on out G-d is speaking only to Moses, until in Exodus 24:1 G-d tells Moses go up to G-d and to bring the 70 elders, Aaron–the only names in the Torah associated with the word Moshiach–and his sons Nadav and Avihu, who we know from the Zohar and the Arizal would reincarnate into Pinchas and then into Eliyahu Hanavi (Elijah the Prophet), who we are told by chazal will usher in the arrival of H’Mashiach. Still, they were instructed to bow down and keep their distance.

Then in Exodus 24:3 “Moses told the people “All of God’s words and ALL of the laws.” And in Exodus 24:4 “Moses wrote down ALL of God’s words.”

Then after Moses, Aaron, his two sons and the 70 elders made the Covenant of sacrifices they received a vision, at which point in Exodus 24:12 G-d summons Moses up to the Mountain to give him the stone tablets. After six days, G-d called to Moses from the midst of the Cloud on the seventh day. In Exodus 24:17, we learned Moses was to remain on the Mountain 40 days and 40 nights.

G-d continues giving Moses instructions for 7 chapters up to the Sabbath instruction in paragraph 123, Exodus 31:12, and then in paragraph 124, Exodus 31:18, G-d gives Moses the 2 Tablets of the Testimony, written by G-d. Meanwhile, in Exodus chapter 32, we learn of the Golden calf (H’AGL), whose numerical value is 108 or 2 x 54. And in 32:19 Moses destroys the 2 Tablets that G-d had given him.

Then in Exodus 33:23, G-d grants Moses a vision of his presence (ET EChRY) of numerical value 620, that of Keter. This occurs just before G-d gives Moses instructions to carve out the second set of tablets–the first ones were G-d’s creation–and to climb Mt Sinai in Exodus 34:1 in paragraph 130, which happens to be the gematria value of Sinai.

In Exodus 34:6, G-d pronounces the 13 attributes and we are again told that his love will go to those deserved for thousands of generations (eternity/immortality), but the sins of the fathers will pass on for 3 or 4 generations. And in Exodus 34:10 G-d advises that He will make a Covenant before all Moses’ people. G-d once again dictated the laws to Moses and asked him to write them down, and once again Moses stayed with G-d for 40 days and 40 nights, then G-d wrote the words of the Covenant, the 10 Utterances on the two tablets. And Moses brought them to his people, his skin now luminous, his being from another dimension.

So Why Two?

Two (2) is primordially indicative of a split, a dichotomy, divergent and juxtaposed choices.

So why 2 Tablets; why 2 sets of Tablets, why going back up 2 times, each time for 40 days and 40 nights; and why were there 2 visions; and why does G-d tell us 2 times that He will be with those deserved for thousands of generations and that those not, will have self-inflicted punishment (rectification) for 3 or 4 generations.

And if Moses wrote down ALL of G-d’s words in Exodus 24:4, why did he have to write them down again later, twice (or 2 times).

And finally, the Golden calf incident, which ruined everything, happened in paragraph 124, which is 2 x 62, the chapter we were at in the 10 Commandments, when we were at Keter, 62 verses earlier.

2 Parallel Universes

It is because we’re witnessing 2 parallel universes that existed simultaneously until the 22,000-letter section ends at chapter 34, the 84th in the Torah.

As we know, 84, is the number that represents redemption (PD) and the fusion of the upper and lover 42-Letter Names.

It’s at chapter 34 that we official fall down from Keter and fall back down to earth/malchut, and begin anew the process of rectifying the shattered vessels of the second (2nd) world, the world of tikun (karma), a process that necessarily has to take 5778 years, as hinted at by the 5788 verses, which included the Yud of simple value 10 for the 10 Utterances.

This Yud is the separate universe given to Moses and the few that kept their doubts in check. This addition 10 is equivalent to .1730% of 5778, as in the 173 keys given to Moses and the small gematria of the 42-Letter Name.

Moses had just received the vision of G-d’s Presence and was now in keter, and couldn’t be with the people any longer, still it would take another 40 years before they realized he was no longer there. He had ascended, as had everyone else who had been ready.

How many? We don’t know, but it may be hinted at in the number of component letters in the Torah, which is 600,000-408 since we known from chazal that there are supposed to be 600,000 letters in the Torah and that there were 600,000 Israelites at Mt Sinai and furthermore that each of the Isralites souls have a letter in the Torah. That would seem to leave 408 Souls that have ascended to keter, or at least missing.

The first set of Tablets represented the world of Tohu v’Bohu, the first set of 10 Sefirot (dimensions) whose vessels overloaded and shattered because of a lack of interconnectedness. When the Israelites led by the erev rav feared, rather than embraced G-d’s words, their vessels could no longer hold the light and G-d had to destroy them, which is why Moses had to shatter the 10 Commandments on the 2 Tablets.

And if we ask how could Moses destroy G-d’s work, the answers lies in that the spiritual realms to which the Israelites and the Tablets were anchored had already been shattered; otherwise, Moses could have thrown them from the top of the mountain and they never would have broken.

But, G-d did make Moses responsible; G-d referred to them as the Tablets that you (Moses) broke. Moses chose to bring the erev rav with him and the consequences would last 66.6 jubilee years, many many generations (28 to be exact). The lesson here is that regardless of our closeness to G-d, regardless of G-d’s overall plans for us, and regardless of His immediate intentions for us, we are responsible for our actions.

We’ll continue shortly with Part VII concerning: Adam, Noach, Moses and the End of Days

The previous installments of The Ten Commandments are here.

Let’s Count the Omer, but what are we really counting?

Our revelations last year,  about the Omer we’re pretty startling, but one simple piece of the puzzle had alluded us: why do we count it twice? One time by days and another by weeks.

As noted last year, since no light is ever lost, the sum of 49 days we count is equivalent to the sum of the digits 1-49, which is 1225. But each weekly cycle, like the 7 words and 28 letters of the Torah’s first verse from which the Ana B’koach is derived, is similarly counted and the sum of the 7 days counting (1-7) is similarly 28.

And if we apply the value 28 to each week’s counting and count the 7 weeks using the same principles as above and as was used repeatedly in the construction of the Torah, we get the sum of the 7 sums of the weekly cycles as  (28 + (28+28) + (28+28+28)…) or 28 squared, which is 784.

But what is revealed by this double counting that we do every year is 784 + 1225 = 2009, as in last year 2009  CE.

Now the day we don’t count, the final day, the completion of the Jubilee cycle, is the 50th day,  Shavuot,  the day we received the 10 utterances (Commandments) and thus the 10 sefirot (dimensions) of the Tree of Life, 66.6 jubilee years ago (3330 years ago).

And adding the final 10 to 2009, gives us 2019, the year the tzaddikim indicate was slated all along for the final redemption.

Presented below is the in depth article published last year. The importance of 2009 and the distinguishing of the final 10 years to the geula (redemption) will become more apparent once you’ve read it (or reread it).

f you’ve been reading our articles, you may feel like you’ve been collecting pieces of the giant cosmic puzzle, so here are few more key ones. For 3330 years we’ve counted the Omer, but for the first time we have a clear understanding as to why.

The Key is in the Word “Counting!”

The Key is in the word “Counting.” The Torah doesn’t command us to count many things, but it’s very clear about counting the 50 days of the Omer every year and about counting and keeping track of jubilee (Yovel) years every 50 years.

The tzaddikim instructed us long ago how to count the Omer properly, counting the days one at a time: along the branches of the 49-word Psalm 67 in the shape of a menora, one word at a time; counting the 49-letter central trunk of that menora one letter at a time; and counting the 42-Letter Name of G-d (Ana B’Koach) one letter/word at a time, including the name of the angel comprised of the 6 letters of each of the 7 rows, making 49 letters or words to be counted in total for each of 49 (7 x7) days from the 2nd day of Pesach through the reception of the Torah on Shavuot, the 50th day.

To the kabbalists, 50 always signifies Binah, the upper sefira (dimension) of Understanding, as in the 50 Gates of Binah, and the numerical value of Binah is 67, so it’s no coincidence that King David, wrote the divinely inspired Psalm 67 with 49 words. It’s also no coincidence that the midpoint in David’s life, 2889 HC, marks the exact midpoint from the Birth of Adam to the date the tzaddikim predicted for the full manifestation of the Moshiach and the tree-of-life (Etz Chaim) reality and geula in 5778 HC (2017-18 CE).

It’s also no coincidence that the 42-Letter Name is being used as the tzaddikim have also told us that the understanding of this Name will bring about the geula (final redemption).

The theme of midpoints is very important and the midpoint in the counting is on the 25th (5 x 5) day. Another important day occurs 8 days later in the counting:s the 33rd, day, called La’g B’Omer, when we celebrate the hillula of the author of the Zohar, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai and when his energy is available to us. The 33rd day in terms of the sefirot (dimensions) is hod of hod, or the 5th level of the 5th level, so you can already see there is a connection to the midpoint of the Omer, or 25th day.

The open revelations below were first made on the 33rd day, L’ag B’Omer, this year, 5/12/2009, and not coincidentally we also revealed that the gematria of L’ag B’Omer is 358, that of Mashiach, when the kolel of the 7 letters is included, which isn’t surprising since Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, has a spark of Moses, who was an aspect of H’Moshiach.

What we didn’t reveal that day was that at the 33rd letter of the 42-Letter Name we have the word L’ag is reverse:

יגל פזק

And perpendicular to it we have the letters (Sh,Y, Ch, B) for Shimon Bar Yochai, and just as significantly the Shin, Yud, and Chet add up to 318, as in the exact numerical value of B’Omer, thus at the 33rd letter in the 42-Letter Name we have L’ag B’Omer and the initials of Shimon Bar Yochai. And if we use the gematria atbash of the Bet, which is Mem, we get a total gematria value of 358, Mashiach.

אבג יתץ

קרע שטן

נגד יכש

בטר צתג

חקב טנע

יגל פזק

שקו צית

But that is just an aside, the real revelations are still to come.

As we said, the 33rd day of the Omer is kabbalistically hod of hod, or the 5th level (sefira) of the 5th level, and thus is related to the very center of the
counting, the 25th day or 5 x 5, 8 days earlier, which is not coincidental since the first 8 words of the Torah have 33 words and a total value of 3003.

But here is what we can reveal today. The midpoint in the counting of both the central 49 letters and the 49 words of Psalm 67 intersect at the same place: the 1st Mem in Yamim. And when we sum up those 25 words, plus the kolel for the 25 words we get 5778.

Moreover the sum of the square roots of those 25 words is 345, that of Moses.

Remember 5778 is 9, or 3 x 3, years from now, 3330 years after the Torah was first received in 2448 HC. And as unconceivable as it is, up to that 25th word, the sum of the square roots of the 24 words is 333.078 or 3330 years and 78, represents the initials of Etz Chaim (A,Ch) the tree-of-life.

So given that when we examined the sum of the square roots of the 33 letters we counted through L’ag B’Omer this year, it came to 220.095 or 5/12/2009, May 12th 2009, L’ag B’Omer 2009 (5769 HC).

And the sum of the square roots of the sofit values of the same 33 letters is 256.44, the numerical value of Aaron, Moses’ brother and another aspect of Mashiach.

This past L’ag B’Omer, the energy of Mashiach that was earned during teh 8 days of Pesach this year was revealed to us and for us through Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, and it was marked on a counting system invented thousands of years ago.

There are no coincidences about these midpoints. Within the 248 words (1000 letters) of the Shema, the first paragraph has 42 words and is this associated with the 42-Letter Name of G-d, but in the center of that paragraph there are the words Brit Bam or “Covenant of 42.” At the very center of the 42-Letter Name of G-d we find the word Brit spelled out again. And while we’ve previously explained in The Genesis Prayer and elsewhere the connection of this central placement in the Ana B’Koach to Moshiach and the value 358, the sum of the initials of the words through the midpoint of the Shema’s first paragraph is also 358 (including the kolel of 1).

But there are two words “Bam(BM)” (Bet-Mems, or 42) in the Shema, and the 2nd one is the 137th word, as in the numerical value of Kabbalah (to receive), meaning that the span that just includes both 42’s is 115 words long. And this is significant because we’ve just completed 115 jubilee years since Adam and the year 5778 is exactly 115.56 jubilee years since Adam.

Jubilee (Yovel), by the way, is spelled (YBL) of numerical value 42.

And if we go to the 115 chapter in the Torah, we find the main verses telling us to Count the Jubilee years, starting at Vayikra 25:10. Once again 25.

Now, if the 22 words, 87 letters, 1 verse and 5 for the 5 final letters, owe also get 115 , but what’s more is that when we add the numerical value of final letters plus the kolel of 115 we get from the 22 words in the verse, plus the kolel of 115 we get 5769 (2009 ce), the same date given by the counting of the Omer.

But what’s the significance of the jubilee years?

It’s encoded into The Torah, but not all that cryptically. The first 4 words of Leviticus (Vayikra) 25:10 are “And you shall hallow the 50th year” which is Hebrew is VKDShTM ET ShNT HChMShYM, and if we isolate 50th year and separate out the final mem (M), shifting it to the middle of the placement word ET, we get EMT ShNT HChMShY or “And you shall make Holy Truth, Year of H’Moshiach.”

This full verse is divided into two parts, the first being 42 letters and the second being 45 letters, together forming 87, the gematria of Ani YHVH (I am G-d), and if we read the verse, even translated, it’s obvious that it speaks of the arrival of Moshiach in the first section and of the geula in the second. See for yourself.

The first 42 letters are “And you shall hallow the 50th year and proclaim liberty throughout the land to all it’s inhabitants,” then the second 45 letters are “and you shall return every man to his family property and you shall return every man to his fmaily.”

While the initials of the last 3 words in the verse spell out Emet (EMT), truth, which is what the Torah and the 42-Letter name of G-d are called, the last word in the verse is Teshuvu. “you shall return” of gematria 708, the same as that of the upper 42-Letters of the Name of G-d.

And Rabbi Shimon in the Zohar in the Idra Zuta (section86), speaking about Vayikra 25:10, explains what the jubilee (yoval) is “and that spreads out its roots by the river (yuval).” (Jeremiah 17:8) For jubilee means a river after the river, which is Ima that comes out flows and emerges uninterruptedly to the garden, which is Malchut.” Ima is Binah.

Yovel (Jubilee) and Yuval (the river) are spelled the same except that the Torah sometimes spells Yovel without the vav(V), giving is a value of 42. To understand this you must know the secret that the vav always represents Zeir Anpin as does the number 45, which is why the verse 25:10 has two sections, one with 42 letters representing Yovel (jubilee) and the 42-Letter Name and the other with 45 letters, representing Zeir Anpin and Yuvel (the river), making the 42-Letter Name Binah to Zeir Anpin and making their union/fusion the key to the free-flowing river of Light, that is the Tree-of-Life.

And just to be clear, this verse 25:10, this 115th chapter, announcing the arrival of Mashiach and the geula with the jubilee year, starts at the 180030th letter in the Torah and the square root of 180030 is 424.300, with 424 being the gematria of Mashiach Ben David.

As for why 180030 letters and not 180000 letters which would be so cool, who knows, but Adam, who gave 70 years of his 1000-year lifespan to David, lived 930 years, or 18 jubilee years plus 30 years.

And speaking of David, there are exactly 115.56 jubilee years from Adam to 5778, and while the midpoint in that time frame is the year 2889, the midpoint in David’s life, we also have inexplicably an equation whereby 115.56 x 28.89 = 3338, which is the year the First Temple was destroyed, which is also defined by 5778 x .5778 = 3338. And while the square root of 115.56 = 107.50, we also have the phenomenon that the sum of the integers through 107 = 5778. For more on this please see the books The Divine Calendar and There’s Nothing Random About the Universe, but either way, there is a definite and definitive calendar of what is to happen and when, and it’s been around for 5778 years, which just happens to be the surface temperature of the sun (5778 K).

And most important for us, ever since L’ag B’Omer 2009 (5769) the energy of rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, the spark of Moshiach is here with us and here to stay.

Right now the energy is individual. Those that choose to connect to it can. It has not been universally available for nearly 3330 (66.6 jubilee years), but it is now. The river (yuval) is flowing.

To the tzaddikim the final letters in a Torah phrase speak to the future, and the telling final letters of the 4 words VKDShTM ET ShNT HChMShYM, add up to 880 as in the 88th paragraph of Vayikra, which it is, but they also add up to 2000 using gematria sofit, and it was in 2004 that the first book about the 42-Letter Name, The Genesis Prayer, was written to explain the connection between the Name and Moshiach and to help open the channels for the river to flow through. Alternatively, 2000 plus the 17 letters in the 4 words is 2017, as in the year 5778.

As per The Divine Calendar, the theme of 8’s is of extreme significance in Biblical dating and hence the connection of 8 days between between the 25th and 33rd days, but it also explains Rabbi Shimon’s and the spark of Moshiach’s reappearance 8 years before the start of the 2017-2018 (5777-5778) period, which coincides which what the tzaddikim have told us will be the 8 year period of the brit (covenant) of Mashiach, akin to the 8 day period before the brit milah of a new born boy.

So it’s also no coincidence that in this double reading corresponding to the 57-78 verses, we also read at Vayikra 26:42, “then I will remember My Covenant with Jacob and also My Covenant with Isaac and also My Covenant with Abraham I will remember, and I will remember the land.” And let us not forget that G-d made his Covenant with Abraham in 2018 HC.

And just like the word Brit (BRYT) spelled out at the center of first 42-word paragraph of the Shema and at the center of the 42-Letter Name, and of the numerical term 358 (Moshiach) mathematically spelled out in both places, and just like the first 4 letters of the central trunk of the the Psalm 67 menora that also spell Moshiach (MShYCh) and its next 8 letters that add up to 358 (Mashiach), the first 5 initials of the first 5 words of verse 25:10 add up the 612, that of Brit (Covenant).

G-d is not forgetting His Covenants, so let us not forget either. The time and energy is upon us.

Counting the Omer Squared

Every year for nearly 3330 years we’ve been counting the years towards Moshiach, ticking off the years from 1 to 50, and racking up the jubilee years (1 every 50 years, after the cycle of 7 x 7 is completed. And in every one of those years we count the Omer, 7 x 7 days from Pesach until Shavuot on the 50th day with the reception of the Torah and restoration of the Light of Mashiach (the Messiah) and freedom that was available on Pesach (Passover).

The square root of 50 days x 3330 years is 408.0441 and we know that 441 is the numerical value of emet (truth) and that the Torah is exactly 408 letters shy of 600,000 component letters., so on Shavuot 5778, when we finish counting the omer for the 3330 time we will have completed the Torah, also known as Emet (Truth), and hopefully made amends to passing up on G-d’s offer of the Tree-of-Life reality during the 10 Commandments (Utterances).

The following goes for the 8th day Pesach (Passover) as well as the 8th day of Chanukah. There is a spiritual tenet that nothing can ever be lost, once it goes from latent (potential) state to physical one, it’s ever present in the universe whether we can physically see it or not. So the light of the first night, is added to the second and so forth until the 8th day when we have the light of 1+2+3+4+5+6+7+8 = 36 days.

That explained, we can note that the sum of all the Torah occurrences of the words “first” through “eighth”-echad, sheni, shlishi, reve’i, chamishi, shishi, sheve’I, and shemeni-is (189+125+2+2+2+2+0+0) = 322 and since the sum of days (numbers) 1-8 representing all the summary lights for the 8 days is 36, we have (322 + 36) = 358, the numerical value of Moshiach, who was revealed on the 8th day.

Yes, as several Moshiach blogs (including ours) from various divinely inspired sources advised he would be, he did appear. that the world didn’t take notice is no surprise. That’s our issue today; we’re all so self-involved we can’t even see the aspects of G-d all around us. The invitation to join him won’t be personal (and most of us would ignore it anyway).

And while 36 is just the result of rounding off the numerical term 35.8, the number 36 to the kabbalists represents the lamed-vav tzaddikim, or 36 righteous souls necessary at all times to maintain our existence in the universe.

Around the 8th day of Pesach, we read the Torah portion Shemini, (literally, the 8th).

It’s an honor to be part of this bold project, and as Zion and Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai open the gates for us, I just wanted to point out that that 35 and 35 lines comprising the columns of the Song of Moses total 70 and correspond to the 70 Tikunim and the 70 final years since the founding of the state of Israel in 1948 (5708) . The word tikun itself is comprised of the value 516 (TYKV) plus the final letter Nun (N) of value 50 representing the 50 gates of Binah, and 516 was the number of times that the Zohar tells us Moshe needed to pray to bring the final redemption back in 2448, when G-d stopped him at 515, because while he was ready, we were not.

And using the gematria sofit value the word tikun has the value 1216. Now when we wrote about healing the tikun and the secret of the small letter alef in Vayikra we discussed that we had learned from R’Abulafia that 1216 was the gematria of the 2 word phrases “70 languages” (ShBAYM LShVNVT), and also for the “permutation of the letters” (ZYRVP HEVTYVT), including the kolel, but what we didn’t mention was that the 3330 years from the giving of the Torah on Mt Sinai in 2448 to the year 5778, the year Rav Ashlag. advised Moshiach will usher in the geula (final redemption), is precisely 1,216,256 days, and that that final 256 days is exactly 70% of the final year.

As for the word tikunim, its gematria value is 616, the same as H’Torah (the Torah), That said, let us all connect to Moshe Rabeinu and Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, and thus learn how to overcome the final 70 tikunim through the Torah, the necessary correct permutation of the letters that open the gates, and through our spiritual work so that we make the required changes in our lives and throughout the 70 languages of the world.

One final note, it’s no coincidence that as we approach L’ag B’Omer, the 33rd day of the Omer, We just read Emor, he 33rd portion of the Torah and the next two portions, usually read together, have 57 -78 verses respectively.

. And also that the gematria of L’ag B’Omer (LG B’YVMR), including the kolel for the 7 letters, is 358, that of Moshiach.

The 4 Portions of Joseph, the Tzaddik.

This past erev Shabbat, the father of a friend passed away. It was the hillula of 3 powerful tzaddiks, students of the Baal Shem Tov, so I knew something was up. I never knew his father, but from the moment I entered the synagogue I did. And one after another, first family, then friends, then strangers who no one else there new, gave heart warming speeches of the good actions this humble man did. Person after person listed what he did for them, very often anonymously, educations paid for, business help and advice, synagogues built by money and his own physical strength, homes (including his own) provided for people, all from very humble beginnings. This man, Mark Loren, Meyer Ben Dovid, may he have a quick ascent to the Garden of Eden, hailed from a prominent chasidic lineage, lived in a modern orthodox world, and lived the life of a true tzaddik. He never settled. He took actions. He confronted and conquered any evil inclinations he might have had and he prepared the world, more than most any of us, for the arrival of Moshiach.

Just listening to the eulogies everyone was inspired to do more and be better. The same lessons are encoded for us in the Torah. Some (very few) people are born awake; the rest of us have a lot more work to do on ourselves just to wake up and begin our life’s work. The encoding in the Torah helps us to awaken if we pay attention.

There are 4 Torah portions, where the story of Joseph is told: Vayeshev (VYShB), Miketz (MKZ), Vayigesh (VYGSh), and Vayechi (VYChY). The saga begins with chapter 37 and the announcement that Joseph is 17 years old, has his dream, is thrown in the pit by his brothers, sold off, and separated from his father Jacob. It ends 13 chapters later with chapter 50, when he died and was placed in a sarcophagus at the age of 110, 37 years shy of the age attained by Jacob, who after entering Egypt at the age of 130, lived his final 17 years at peace and in Egypt reunited with Joseph.

Why do we mention these numbers? Because the Torah does. Joseph and Jacob’s lives were so intertwined that Joseph died only 13 verses after burying his father, even though he was only 55 at the time of his father’s death and lived another 55 years.

With the 21 years that Joseph spent separated from Jacob, and the total 17 + 17 = 34 years that Jacob and Joseph spent together and Joseph’s connection to Chanukah (numerical value 89) through the value of his name (156) and the cumulative 156 total candles we light each Chanukah, we curiously have the numerical structural sequence of 13, 21, 34, 55, 89, which, if you haven’t recognized it, has the pattern that the sum of the two previous numbers equals the subsequent one (13+21 = 34; 21+34 = 55; 55+34 = 89 and then 55+89= 144 or 12 squared, as in the 12 tribes/brothers). It’s known as the famous Fibonacci sequence, the one based on the golden or Phi proportion that controls all harmonic spirally growth in the universe, and that spells out the date 5778 (as detailed in The Divine Calendar).

We should note for the skeptics that the first letters (VYShB, MKZ, VYGSh, VYChY) of the 4 portions total 58 and have an ordinal value of 31, giving them a complete value of 89, so inserting this we get 5, 8, 13, 21, 34, 55, 89.

As for the names of the 4 portions, which we know always contain the spiritual energy of the portions (VYShB, MKZ, VYGSh, VYChY) we see the initials of the Shem Mem-bet (the 42-Letter Name) concealed within the first two, as well as the word “and Mashiach (V’MSHYCh)” throughout all 4 (VYShB, MKZ, VYGSh, VYChY). And if we take their total value plus 4 for the kolel (318+230+319+34) + 4 = 905 and subtracts “V’Mashiach (V’MSHYCh)” we get 905 – 364 = 541, the numerical value of Israel, Jacob’s other appellation. Thus the 4 verses of Jacob and Joseph’s relationship collectively spell out “Israel and Mashiach.

Is there truth in this? There must be, because the first letters of the 4 portions added up to 58 or (100 – 42) and the last letters of the 4 portions add up to 402, leaving the 7 middle letters to sum to 441, the numerical value of Emet (truth), and an appellation of the Shem mem-Bet.

Now, while the total value of the 4 portions, 901 plus the kolel of 2 for Jacob and Joseph = 903, which we know is the sum of all the positive integers through 42, lets put the math and their obvious connection to the 42-Letter Name, which chazal tells us will help us to bring Moshiach, aside and examine the spiritual component of the verses.

As for the number 901, there are exactly 90,100 yuds, heys, and vavs in the Torah, making 14,028 Tetragrammatons (YHVH’s), which is significant for multiple reasons detailed in The Genesis Prayer, but for now, suffice to say that the sum of all the positive integers through 424 (the value of Mashiach Ben David) is 90,100, indicating once again the divine perfection of the Torah in its entirety and in all it’s details, and also G-d’s benevolent wishes for us to connect with the Messiah.

The 4 name of the portions translate to
Vayeshev (VYShB): And He Settled …
Miketz (MKZ): at the end of… (2 years)
Vayigesh (VYGSh): and he approached…
Vayechi (VYChY): and He lived…
Much has been written about the lives of Jacob and Joseph and the spiritual messages in them for us, so I’d like to explore a different avenue of revelation.
Since the complete value (standard and ordinal) of Vayeshev plus 1 for the kolel, is 358 (Mashiach), we can replace Jacob with Mashiach to find the hidden (sod) meaning, and moreover since the kabbalistic understanding of days (time) is also years, and thousands of years, so then if we’re talking about Mashiach, than the 4 portions are saying He waited until the end then approached us, and then He lived. The two years can refer to alefim, the 2000 years since the Temple stood in harmony, as hinted at in the 8th of the 13 attributes Notzer chesed l’alefim” meaningHe preserves kindness for 2000 years” and which we know from the Arizal connects to Chanukah.
Since the complete value (standard and ordinal) of Miketz is 280 (the sum of the 5 final letters) it’s a hint that the end refers to the end of days, and of final judgment. And since the complete value (standard and ordinal) of Vayigash is 359, as in Satan (the evil inclination), we know who approaches us in the final years/days, but also 359 is the Aramaic gematria of Moshiach, so the struggle is apparent both within us and beyond. And finally the complete value (standard and ordinal) of Vayechi is 68 that of Chaim, life, as in Yz Chaim, the tree-of-life, that my teacher tells me is hinted at in the 78 (YCh) of 5778, and which will be available to all who seek it wholeheartedly with their actions and deeds in that time frame.

But what’s the spiritual message encoded here?
Jacob settled in he land of his fathers, and Joseph had to wait 2 more years in prison for the dream. And Judah approached Joseph. And Jacob lived 17 (tov) good years.
The message is we can’t settle, or we’ll end up waiting in prison for the dream of Mashiach. Judah (Yehuda) whose name is found 42 times in the Torah, the prayer of action, took action, and approached Joseph ( who personifies Moshiach, and also represented Judah’s dark side (his secret past, his anguish, guilt, etc, his evil inclination). Then good times/peace reigned for 17 years; 2000 years + 17 years = 2017 CE, the start of 5778.
We must take action against our own evil inclinations if we want our dreams to be fulfilled. We must act like tzaddikim, like Joseph H’Tzaddik. Work hard and make life about giving, not getting. And never settle.