Kabbalah Wisdom for the Week, 12th Tishrei, 5771

Pesach and Shavuot commemorate historic events which had already taken place and had been experienced by the people whom Moses addressed.
In contrast, at the time of the first Sukkot festival, the events being celebrated had not taken place yet.

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Day Thirty – SUMMATION – 12th Tishrei, 5771

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eMussar – The Wisdom of Personal Growth
A daily inspirational, concise idea, with a suggested action.

DAY THIRTY:
“SUMMATION”

We have completed the path of preparation for repentance on Yom Kippur. Now we are ready to make a plan to study Mussar for the rest of the year.

The first task is to establish daily periods of Mussar study. These sessions should be about 15-20 minutes. It is helpful to connect them to an already existing habit. For instance, you may schedule your Mussar session before or after one of the daily prayer services or perhaps before or after one of your meals. Some people prefer to study Mussar as soon as they arise in the morning while others study it before they go to sleep at night. There is no standard time; rather every person must devise a plan that is most efficient for them.

A classic and successful method entails selecting a Mussar passage that relates to the aspect of growth that one wants to improve. The passage should be verbalized in order to arouse one’s emotions so that the Mussar will be internalized. Forming a group that meets on a regular basis to learn Mussar together is highly recommended. The synergy of the group helps to strengthen Mussar concepts among the group as well as in the individuals.

The incremental approach, a little bit each day, is the best way to successfully absorb Mussar and transform oneself. If you miss a day do not fret-just continue the next day. Eventually the study of Mussar will become a beloved routine, bringing you endless joy, inspiration, fulfillment, and holiness.

Select a Mussar book, such as: The Path of the Just, The Ways of the Righteous, Duties of the Heart, Tomer Devorah, and Ohr Yisrael. There are many other books and resources for you to choose from. For instance, The Salant Foundation publishes online, a daily, concise Mussar lesson, culled from a wide variety of sources.

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May your daily study of Mussar evoke abundant Heavenly mercy for you and all Klal Yisrael. Together may we be inscribed in The Book of Life!

Implementation: Choose a Mussar book and make a daily schedule for study-and realize that by doing so you are giving Life to Your Soul.

In his conduct, he has injected his soul with a surefire remedy. Mussar is life itself! In light of this, HaShem will inscribe his name in The Book of Life!

Implementation: You are learning Mussar-and as you are learning–visualize your name being inscribed in The Book of Life.

By Rabbi Zvi Miller.

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Todays eMussar Lesson 12th Tishrei, 5771

Todays eMussar Lesson

eMussar – The Wisdom of Personal Growth
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True Love

THE AGADAH OF THE TALMUD

Rabbi Akiva taught that the verse, “Love your friend, like you love yourself,” is the primary axiomatic principle of the Torah. That is, love of others is the root of the Torah, from which all of its branches extend. Love of our fellow man is the core that powers every Mitzvah and its fulfillment.

The Alter of Kelm, Rabbi Simcha Zissel, offers a beautiful explanation of this verse. The verse tells us to “Love your friend, like you love yourself.” Therefore, in order to love others, you must love them in the same way that “you love yourself.”

A person naturally loves himself. He doesn’t need the Torah to command him to love himself. Just as we naturally love ourselves, the Torah instructs us to love others “naturally.” That is, he should not love them only because the Torah commands us to love them. No one wants to be “loved” by order of the Torah, because forced love is not sincere love.

Therefore, loving others is the one Mitzvah that should not be performed as “a Mitzvah.” Meaning we shouldn’t say, I love him because the Torah commands me to love him.” Rather, just as we automatically love ourselves, we should see the good in our friends and love them automatically – and naturally.

TODAY: Fulfill the axiomatic principle of the Torah by loving others – naturally.

By Rabbi Zvi Miller.

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Daily Dose 12th Tishrei, 5771


The Rebbe, Menachem Mendel Schneerson.

Bringing Heaven Down to Earth

From the wisdom of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of righteous memory; words and condensation by Rabbi Tzvi Freeman. To order Rabbi Freemani’s book, “Bringing Heaven Down to Earth”, click here.

Rebbe means teacher. Rabbi Menachem M. Schneerson is seventh in a prestigious line of chassidic rebbes. Even after his passing, he is known worldwide as simply “The Rebbe” – a Rebbe for any person in the world.

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Daily Kabbalah Bites, 12th Tishrei, 5771

The most outstanding Questions and Answers, excerpts, examples, illustrations, definitions, and advice from the Daily Kabbalah Lesson of Dr. Michael Laitman and Bnei Baruch.

Daily Kabbalah Tip
Advice in the daily Kabbalah lesson is recommended, practical tasks for advancing spiritually.

Being A Man (Adam)

What are the conditions to attain the level of “Man” (Adam)?

We do not know where we are exactly and which reality we should reach, because we can examine them only one against the other. To enable this process we are given two advices, two main conditions, which are a group and the study from Kabbalah books.

By the group we wish to connect together. We perform, so called, an action of getting out of ourselves to the state of “Man” (Adam). A Man is the one connected to others, who is in the attribute of bestowal. The Kabbalah books bring us the Light so that our imaginary tendency toward others will become a reality.

When these two conditions are met, we can attain the level of Man (Adam), who resembles the Superior.

-from the 2nd part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 7/27/10 (minutes 3-5)

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Keep Smiling ~ Self-Wealth, 12th Tishrei, 5771

Motivational Quotes

Do What You Like

Here is an awesome key to success: Do what you are best at doing, and leave the rest to the Creator.

For example, imagine that you are a good cook. Even though you live in a world that doesn’t want cooks — in a world where food is mass-produced — in a world that’s full of good cooks — ignore all this. Don’t look for a different occupation — especially when it’s something you don’t like doing — especially when it’s something you are not good at doing. Just cook. Find someone, somewhere, who will give you something for your labors. Then work to the best of your ability. And what of the future? Don’t worry. Leave it to the Creator.

This doesn’t mean that you don’t have to work hard. In addition to doing what you are best at doing, you need to do your best. Also, doing what you enjoy doesn’t mean that all will be easy and smooth. You will face tests — you will confront difficulties. But you’ll be the richer for one vital reason — you’ll be doing what you are most happy doing. As for the rest — with a little thought and a little faith — you will see that the Creator does it for you.

By Rabi Avraham Tzvi Schwartz

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Limud yomi, 12th Tishrei, 5771


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  • Daf yomi: Avodah Zarah 37
  • Yerushalmi yomi: Terumot 35
  • Mishna yomit: Demai 5:9
  • Halacha yomit: Orach Chaim 545:5
  • Tanach yomi: Divrei Hayamim Seder 18
  • Shabbat Parshiot: Sukkot

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Self-Growth Qoutes, 12th Tishrei, 5771

From “PiCK-ME-UPs” the book.

The Present Quotes

From “PiCK-ME-UPs” the book.

Hold On
The more we hold onto life – the tighter our grip – the more focused our concentration – the more alive we are. Still, sometimes we have to let go a little.

By Rabi Avraham Tzvi Schwartz

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Baal Shem Tov, 12th Tishrei, 5771

Daily Teachings of the Baal Shem Tov

The Baal Shem Tov personally sounded the shofar on Rosh Hashanah utilizing his own Kabbalistic kavanos.
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Writings on Kabbalah and Torah 12th Tishrei, 5771

Everyone has different abilities depending on the tribe they represent. Let us all unify and work together in the battle against the Sitra Acher.

WISDOM CAN ONLY BE LOWERED TO A CERTAIN POINT – IF YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND IT READ IT OVER TWO THREE TIMES AND THINK ABOUT IT.

The attribute of Yesod Shbateferet


You look at an object how it appears in the overall system of scientific reality as opposed to the way it relates to you.

  • Meaning, you remove your ego and essence out of the picture.
  • Yackov was very busy trying to perfect this trait.
  • This is the reason why Yackov never saw Kerie (nocturnal emission).
  • When one looks in everything as it is, as an essence by itself, how it fits into the whole picture, then he won’t be excited by something that is not connected to him.
  • Meaning if you leave your essence out, then only your soul mate is of interest to you. In the overall picture other women have nothing to do with you, therefore they won’t excite you.
  • This is also why he had to run away from Esav. He could not have claimed that he stole the blessing and bechora (first born rights) without any selfish purpose.
  • Once he perfected Yesed ShbaTiferet he was able to deal with this issue. He was now able to look at what happened as that if it had to happen in the over all system and not because of his personal needs.

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Avodah – Perek Shirah, 12th Tishrei, 5771

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Perek Shirah: The Date Tree Says – Don’t Look Sideways, It’s A Waste!

The gemara in Makos 24a says that although Hashem gave 613 mitzvos, various Neviim found strong foundations that cover many mitzvos and were able to narrow the count substantially until Chavakuk came and found the main foundation that all the mitzvos sprout from; “Emuna” like the pasuk says “VTzaddik B’Emunosoi Yichye.” How can a person become a tzaddik from one mitzva?

The Medrash in Bereishis Rabba says that just like a date tree no part of it goes to waste, so too no one in Bnei Yisroel is discarded as useless. The date tree has fruits which are eaten, soft palm branches used for the Lulav, and hard branches used for schach for the Succa. What is the secret of the date tree? The date tree’s trunk is straight and does not have branches going out to all sides, it just grows straight upwards. This produces only useful parts. So too a tzaddik only focuses upwards to Shamayim because he has perfect emunah. He has no need to look sideways to the rest of the world for answers. He, like the date tree, will be completely full of mitzvos with no excess baggage in the form of aveiros.

The date tree sings “Tzaddik KaTamar Yifrach” keep the faith, look up and be a tzaddik. Then you will sprout pure parts just like the date tree.

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Daily Reminder, 12th Tishrei, 5771

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Parshas Bireishis: Beware Of The Friendly Neighborhood Snake

The snake was the first ever Ba’al Lashon Hara. He told Chava that Hashem won’t let her eat from the Eitz HaDa’as because then she will be able to create worlds just like Hashem himself.

Chazal compare a Ba’al Lashon Hara to a snake. People who peddle gossip are very popular, as they attract large crowds to listen to their nonsense. However at the end of the day they are despised like the snake. Everybody is afraid of them, lest they become his next topic of conversation.

But you can’t have it both ways. We run from the snake, scared that he will poison us. You should also run from the Ba’al Lashon Hara and not hang around enjoying his tales. It looks like fun but but it is all poison. Besides you never know when he will bite you.

“Zachor Eis Asher Asa Hashem L’Miriam BaDerech B’Tzaischem MiMitzrayim”

The Ramban and other Rishonim count, among the Mitzvos Aseh Min HaTorah, the mitzva of remembering and saying with your mouth each day what Hashem did to Miriam when she spoke about her brother Moshe. The Chofetz Chaim in Shaar Tvunah Perek 12 says that being Mikayem this mitzva can save you from the aveira of Lashon Hara. More than just saying the pasuk, says the Chofetz Chaim, one must think about the incident in order for it to have its intended effect.

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Joke of the day, 12th Tishrei, 5771

A Jewish man walks into a bank in New York City and asks for the loan officer. He tells the loan officer that he is going to Israel on business for two weeks and needs to borrow $5,000. The bank officer tells him that the bank will need some form of security for the loan, so the Jewish man hands over the keys to a new Ferrari parked on the street in front of the bank. He produces the title and everything checks out. The loan officer agrees to accept the car as collateral for the loan. The bank’s president and its officers all enjoy a good laugh at the Jewish man for using a $250,000 Ferrari as collateral against a $5,000 loan! An employee of the bank then drives the Ferrari into the bank’s underground garage and parks it there. Two weeks later, the Jewish man returns, repays the $5,000 and the interest, which comes to $15.41. The loan officer says, “Sir, we are very happy to have had your business, and this transaction has worked out very nicely, but we are a little puzzled. While you were away, we checked you out and found that you are a multi-millionaire. What puzzles us is, why would you bother to borrow $5,000?” The Jewish man replies: “Where else in New York City can I park my car for two weeks for only $15.41 and expect it to be there when I return?”

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Daily Kabbalah Quotes, 12th Tishrei, 5771

A stream of wisdom bites emanating from the most updated content on the Kabbalah.info websites.

Nature wants us to feel it and be like it.

The true reality is not meant for us to deal with our corporeal desires, but only with our desire for connection and unity.

The chase after pleasures is not a sin, because our nature drives us to do so.

A person must be in despair from corporeality in order to advance in spirituality.

The despair doesn’t result from a lack of desire, but from a lack of having a goal and something to attain.

We receive pleasure and fulfillment only in order to feel the next moment that our desire is multiplied.

Everything in nature is arranged in a way that a person hopelessly chases after pleasures, and as a results he ends up in despair.

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AZAMRA’S DIARY, 11th – 25th Tishri 5771

11-25 Tishri 5771 – 19 September – 3 October 2010

DIARY
11-25 Tishri 5771
19 September-3 October 2010

Sunday 19 September / 11 Tishri
Today is called Shem HaShem ("the Name of HaShem", see Likutey Moharan II, 66) since His Name is "completed" through our Yom Kippur repentance and atonement. On this day, immediately following Moses’ final descent from Mount Sinai, he instructed Israel to contribute to the building of the Sanctuary, which is itself a revelation of the Name of G-d. It is appropriate to build and prepare the Succah, which is a prototype of the Sanctuary.

In the days leading up to the festival of Succot it is necessary to build one’s Succah and to purchase one’s Lulav (1 palm branch), Etrog (1 citron), Hadass (3 myrtle branches) and Aravot (2 willow branches) in preparation for the mitzvah of the Four Kinds on the coming festival. It is advisable to procure the Aravot at the last possible moment before the festival since they dry very quickly. (Keeping them wrapped in a damp cloth or silver paper in a refrigerator may help delay this.)
 

Wednesday 22 September / 14 Tishri
Eve of Succot

There is no better preparation for the coming festival of Succot than to provide food and other festival needs for the needy, and thus it is customary to give charity generously today. Prior to the beginning of Yom Tov one should prepare the Succah for the evening meal. The four kinds should be prepared before the beginning of the festival since the Lulav, Hadass and Aravot must be tied together (symbolizing unity) but tying a knot is forbidden on Yom Tov, though a bow is permissible.

Eiruv Tavshilin (Diaspora): Since the two days of Yom Tov of Succot (Thursday-Friday 23-24 September) are followed immediately by Shabbat, in order to cook on Yom Tov on Friday for the coming Shabbat, it is necessary to prepare Eiruv Tavshilin on Wednesday afternoon prior to the commencement of Yom Tov. For further information on the mitzva of Eiruv Tavshilin click here.

Wednesday night 22 September / 15 Tishri
First night of Succot
On the first night of Succot it is a Torah mitzvah to eat bread in the Succah (parallel to the mitzvah of eating Matzah on the first night of Pesach) in memory of the Exodus from Egypt and the Clouds of Glory with which G-d encompassed Israel in the wilderness.

Wednesday night-Thursday 22-23 September / 15 Tishri
First day of the Festival of Succot

Information about the laws, customs and prayers of Succot is available in the festival prayer book (Machzor) and on Internet. The Haftara on first day of Succot is Zechariah chapter 14, which speaks about the War of Gog and Magog, which will take place on the festival of Succot.
The first day of Succot is the anniversary of the birth and death of the patriarch Jacob.

Thursday night 23 September / 16 Tishri
In memory of the Temple ceremony of Simchat Beit Hasho’evah, drawing pure water from the Shiloah spring on the southern slope of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem for the unique water libation on the Temple altar each day of Succot, it is customary on each of the nights of Chol HaMoed Succot to gather in the synagogue for the recital of Psalms 120-134 to the accompaniment of music, song, dance and joy. It is said that Jonah came to prophecy through the joy of the Temple Simchat Beit Hasho’evah. Observance of Simchat Beit Hasho’evah starts in Israel tonight and in Diaspora tomorrow night, Sunday 4 October.

Thursday night-Friday 23-24 September / 16 Tishri
Second day of Succot

In Israel today is the first day of Chol HaMoed, the intermediate days of the festival, when necessary labors are permitted. However, in the Diaspora today must be observed as the second day of Yom Tov. Both in Israel and the Diaspora, the Four Kinds are taken today. Many endeavor to make the blessing over the Four Kinds as early after the sunrise as possible, even before one’s morning prayers, preferably in the Succah.

Friday night-Saturday 24-25 September / 17 Tishri
Shabbat Chol HaMo’ed, Sabbath of Intermediate Days of Succot
T
he Arba Minim (Four Kinds: Lulav, Etrog, Hadass and Arava) are not taken on Shabbat. Prior to the Torah reading in the synagogue it is customary to read Kohelet (Ecclesiastes).Today’s Haftara reading is Ezekiel 38:18-39:16 which speaks about the War of Gog and Magog, which will take place on Succot.

Saturday night-Sunday 25-26 September / 18 Tishri
Fourth day of Succot

Today is the 200th Yahrzeit of the outstanding Chassidic luminary, Rebbe Nachman of Breslov (1772-1810). R. Nachman-lovers all over the world will be gathering for special celebrations and festive meals (often held in the late afternoon on Sunday, corresponding to the time of the Rebbe’s ascent from this world) accompanied by singing and dancing and words of encouragement to practice his teachings.
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Sunday night-Monday 26-27 September / 19 Tishri
Today is the Yahrzeit of Rabbi Eliyahu ben Shlomo Zalman, the Gaon of Vilna (1720-97).

Tuesday night-Wednesday 28-29 September / 21 Tishri
Hoshana Rabbah
Many follow the custom of staying awake for all or much of the night of Hoshana Rabba, when the entire book of Deuteronomy and the entire book of Psalms are read. After the morning Shacharit prayer and full Hallel, it is customary for all those in the synagogue who have the Four Kinds to circuit the Torah reading desk seven times while reciting the Hoshana prayers, after which the congregation offer prayers for redemption, rainfall and livelihood. At the conclusion of these prayers it is an ancient custom instituted by the prophets to take five willow branches and beat them five times on the floor.
In the afternoon of Hashana Rabbah it is proper to partake of some refreshment with the appropriate blessings in the Succah prior to leaving for the last time to go back into the house. On leaving the Succah it is fitting to recite the special prayer printed in the festival prayer book. Some have the custom of kissing the very walls of the Succah as they leave as an expression of love for the mitzvah.

According to an oral tradition from the Baal Shem Tov, one should make every effort to pray with proper concentration on Hoshana Rabbah, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, and this is conducive to prayer with proper concentration throughout the year.
 

Eiruv Tavshilin (Diaspora): Since the two days of Yom Tov of Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah (Thursday-Friday 30 September-1 October) are followed immediately by Shabbat, in order to cook on Yom Tov on Friday for the coming Shabbat, it is necessary to prepare Eiruv Tavshilin on Wednesday afternoon prior to the commencement of Yom Tov. For further information on the mitzva of Eiruv Tavshilin click here.

Wednesday night-Thursday 29-30 September / 22 Tishri
Shemini Atzeret, "Eighth day of Solemn Assembly" (all communities); Simchat Torah (Israel)
Both Israel and Diaspora communities celebrate Shemini Atzeret today, with Yizkor prayers for the departed and the Prayer for Rain. However, the Diaspora communities celebrate Simchat Torah separately on Thursday night and Friday. The Shemini Atzeret Torah reading in Diaspora communities is Deuteronomy 14:22 – 16:17 & Numbers 29:35 – 30:1 and the Haftara is I Kings 8:54-9:1.

In Israel, today is Simchat Torah and the Torah Reading is VE-ZOS HABRACHAH, Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12. Additional reading: Genesis 1:1-2:3. Maftir: Numbers 29:35-30:1. Haftara: Joshua 1:1-18. Thus the communities in Israel conclude the book of Deuteronomy and thereby complete the annual cycle of the Torah reading, after which we immediately initiate the new cycle with the reading of the first chapter of Genesis. Both on Wednesday night after the evening service and on Thursday morning before the Torah reading, it is customary in Israel to bring all the Torah scrolls in the synagogue out of the ark and to dance with them in a series of seven Hakafot ("circuits") around the synagogue. It is appropriate to take advantage of this joyous time for our own prayers in our own words "to learn, teach, guard and practice" the Torah. Many communities hold additional Hakafot on Yom Tov afternoon and on the following evening.

Thursday night-Friday 30 September-1 October / 23 Tishri
Issru Chag (Israel); Simchat Torah (Diaspora)
In Israel, where today is the first weekday after the conclusion of the festival season, it is proper to draw the spirit of the Tishri holidays into the rest of the year by observing Issru Chag with festive dress and meals.
In the Diaspora, Simchat Torah is celebrated today. Torah Reading for Simchas Torah (in Diaspora): VE-ZOS HABRACHAH, Deuteronomy 33:1-34:12. Additional reading: Genesis 1:1-2:3. Maftir: Numbers 29:35-30:1. Haftara: Joshua 1:1-18. See yesterday’s entry for Simchat Torah customs.

Friday night-Saturday October 1-2 / 24 Tishri
Shabbat BEREISHIT & Shabbat Mevorachin

In the Diaspora today is Issru Chag. After the conclusion of the season of the High Holidays and Succot, this is the first "regular" Shabbat of the New Year, and it is fitting to celebrate with special joy in order to draw the holiness of the beginning of the year into its continuation. The weekly
Torah Reading is Genesis. 1.1-6.8.
Today is Shabbat Mevorachim when we bless the coming month of Marcheshvan. Rosh Chodesh will be on Thursday night-Friday & Shabbat 7-9 October. The Molad (junction of the sun and moon) will be on Friday October 8, 2010 at 20 minutes and 2 halakim after 8 A.M.
Today is the Yahrzeit of Rabbi Yaakov Yosef of Polonnoye (d. 1784) leading student of the Baal Shem Tov and author of the first chassidic work, the Toldos Yaakov Yosef, and of Rabbi Chaim Zanvill Abramovitz, the saintly Ribnitzer (or Rimnitzer) Rebbe (1902-95).

Let’s put special joy into our celebration of this Shabbat, because the way we celebrate Shabbat Bereishit sets the tone for all the Shabbatot of the new year.
 

Saturday night-Sunday 2-3 October / 25 Tishri
Today is the Yahrzeit of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berdichev (1740-1809), the great Chassidic luminary and beloved advocate of the Jewish people.

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