Monday 1 Adar, 5773, February 11 2013.

Shma Kolainu (1). Shma Kolainu, is about Hashem accepting and helping us connect to Him, spiritually, in Prayer. So many variations in Nusach exist. Beginning with the question of why it says twice “ki” (because), and the question of mentioning that Hashem is our Father, to much else. In this class, this blessing is divided…

V’Al HaTzadikim (short thought, 5772/2012).

V’Al HaTzadikim is about Bitachon: our trust in Him and His trustworthiness.

Refuainu (the eighth Bracha of the Amida) (5772/2012).

Healing has many levels. This class explores this a little bit.

Monday 26 Kislev 5773, December 10 2012.

Kidusha in Chazars Hashatz (part one). Kidusha (1). An introduction to Kidusha. The Zohar says that Kidusha is Biblical and is learned from the same Possuk from which we learn Mesiras Nefesh Al Kidush Hashem. Kidusha is about creating a Merkava (seat) for Hashem’s manifestation as the various levels of malachim do. The different Nuschaos,…

Monday 6 MarCheshvan 5773, October 22 2012.

Ata Gibor. Long Version. (5773/2012). The Gevura of Hashem is His containing Himself in His world. Even where there is fault and flaw, rather than destroy and recreate, He works within the confines (gevuros) of His creation, to renew it, and even to bring it back from the dead.