Awakened to Temple Consciousness through Aliyah by Ariella Bracha Waldinger

Soon after making Aliyah, I discovered my lack of knowledge relating to the Holy Temple. I recognized I had no information relating to its true spiritual depth and cosmic greatness. Thank G-d, my Aliyah decision to return home, to Israel, became the catalyst that enabled me to engage in the ongoing study of the Temple.As... Continue Reading →

The Purim Masquerade: Nothing is as it seems

The Purim Masquerade: Nothing is as it seems Our Rabbis teach that we wear costumes and disguise ourselves on Purim because nothing is as it seems. Purim is all about THE MASQUERADE! We also wear costumes for several other very important reasons: because the miracle of Purim was disguised in natural events and dressing in... Continue Reading →

Turning Inspiration Into Action

Turning Inspiration Into Action By Ariella Bracha Waldinger I always feel sad as the sun sets on the last day of Chanukah and I can no longer kindle the lights of my Chanukah candles. Waiting an entire year to perform the mitzvah again seems far away and yet in truth, I know a year passes... Continue Reading →

Chanukah Lights by Miriam Shulamit Ribner

Chanukah Sameach! Miriam Shulamit (Melinda) Ribner is the founder and director of Kabbalah of The Heart and Beit Miriam She is a leading pioneer in the field of Jewish meditation and the author of four books on: Jewish spirituality, meditation, healing and personality transformation. Her words bring into focus the depth of meaning embedded in... Continue Reading →

Yom HaZikaron – Memorial Day

Fallen Soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces Today marks the Memorial Day for the soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces who have fallen in the line of duty. We shall now publish the following remarks (with some additional explanations) which were made by Maran Rabbeinu Ovadia Yosefzt”l approximately thirty years ago at a Memorial Day... Continue Reading →

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