The Holy Epistle: Epistle 03 – Part 1 – video

וילבש צדקה כשריון, וכובע ישועה בראשו “And1 He garbed himself with tzedakah2 as with a coat of mail, and a helmet of salvation upon his head.” This verse in fact speaks of G‑d’s promised actions in defense of His people. Nevertheless, the deeds of Jews that mirror G‑d’s deeds serve as a vessel which can […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 03 – Part 2 – video

ועל ידי קיום המצות, נמשך אור מקיף הנ״ל, ומאיר תוך העשר ספירות דאצילות, בריאה, יצירה, עשיה, ומתייחד עם האור פנימי Now, by the fulfillment of the commandments, the above-mentioned encompassing light is elicited and radiates within the Ten Sefirot of [the Worlds of] Atzilut, Beriah, Yetzirah and Asiyah, thereby uniting with the indwelling light. When […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 03 – Part 3 – video

וזה שאמרו רז״ל: שכר מצוה בהאי עלמא ליכא This is the meaning of the teaching of our Sages, of blessed memory:10 “In this world there is no reward for [the fulfillment of] the commandments.” They do not say that “in this world there is no reward granted”; rather, that “there exists no reward in this […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 03 – Part 4 – video

And the additional radiation and effluence is first bestowed upon [the Sefirah of Chochmah, which is] the first of the Ten Sefirot. וזה הוא: וכובע ישועה בראשו This is the meaning of [the above-quoted phrase], “and a helmet of salvation (ישועה) upon his head.” ישועה הוא מלשון: וישע ה׳ אל הבל ואל מנחתו For ישועה […]