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14 05, 2018

Counting Towards Revelation: Malchut (Majesty)

2018-05-21T05:54:12+00:00May 14th, 2018|Categories: Member Posts|Tags: , , , |

Our final contributor to our Omer counting project is Andy Clibanoff. Many thanks to Andy for digging deep and giving us an insightful and powerful intention to carry us into this last week of counting the Omer together. We look forward to seeing you at our Tikkun Leil Shavuot on [...]

11 05, 2018

Tiferet sh’b’ Yesod: Compassion of Commitment and Bonding

2018-05-28T23:33:07+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Member Posts|Tags: , , |

by Ilene Wasserman The guidance of Day 38 in the counting of the Omer is translated as compassion (Tiferet) of commitment, foundation, or bonding (Yesod). So, what do we learn when we bring these attributes together? What do the joining of the middot, Tiferet and Yesod create for us together? Yesod is a very relational word. [...]

23 04, 2018

Nevertheless She Persisted

2018-05-21T05:50:03+00:00April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Member Posts|Tags: , , , , , |

This is the fourth week in our counting of the Omer, on our way to the revelation at Sinai, and receiving the Torah. With gratitude, I'm happy to share this deeply personal and moving teaching from Mira Shore, one of our teachers in the Beit Midrash program, Bnai mitzvah tutor, [...]

10 04, 2018

Disarming our Dialogue: A Reflection on Gevurah

2018-05-21T05:47:59+00:00April 10th, 2018|Categories: Member Posts|Tags: , , , , , , , |

With many thanks to Jill Jacobs Cohen, for her beautiful teaching as we continue our counting towards revelation and receiving the Torah. -- Hazzan Harold by Jill Jacobs Cohen We reflect this week, in our counting of the Omer, on the aspect of self, Gevurah, or discipline. Often described as the [...]

4 04, 2018

Omer Counting – Week One – Hesed (Love/Kindness) – 5778

2018-05-21T05:56:44+00:00April 4th, 2018|Categories: Member Posts|Tags: , , , , |

This week of Pesah is also week one of the counting of the 'Omer, a spiritual practice that connects Passover and the Festival of Shavuot seven weeks in the future. Seven weeks, seven Divine attributes, Sefirah meaning counting, Sefirah meaning Divine manifestation/attribute - noticing those confluences led the Safed Kabbalists [...]

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