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Malkhut

“Earth” is equivalent to the sefirah of Malkhut, which is associated with the earth. Therefore earth – like Malkhut – represents the Oral Law. And the Oral Law is the source of the spirit of every living being, as the verse states: “Let the earth bring forth living creatures, each according to its own kind”Rebbe […]

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Parashat Chukat-Balak / פרשת חקת־בלק

“This is the ordinance of the Torah” Rabbi Yosi draws a distinction between the Torah itself, that is Zeir Anpin, and the law of the Torah, that is Malchut. Rabbi Yehuda says that the verse, “and this is the Torah,” means a union of total perfection, including male and female, but the verse, “this is […]

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Advanced Studies Advanced Zohar Ancient Paths

39 – Shlach Lecha

1 “Send you men” Rabbi Chiya says that when the sun begins to set, the energy of the sun, Zeir Anpin, is less powerful, and that is when the left dominates and judgments pertain. At that time one must pray.1. “And Hashem spoke to Moses, saying, ‘Send you men, that they may spy out the […]