Purim, 5777 / 2017 Sarah Yehudit Schneider Based on the teachings of R. Tsadok HaKohen “To the Jews there was light—אורה…” (the feminine form of the word indicating the Oral Torah, as opposed [...]
Tu B’Shvat, 5777 / 2017 Sarah Yehudit Schneider God made grow out of the ground every tree that is pleasant to look at and good to eat, [including] the Tree of Life in the middle of the garden, [...]
Chanukka 2016 / 5777 Sarah Yehudit Schneider Make a menorah out of pure gold. The menorah shall be formed by hammering. Its base, stem, and [decorative] cups, spheres and flowers must be beaten [...]
Rosh HaShana 2016 / 5777 Based on R. Tsadok HaKohen, Tikanat HaShavin 5:10-12, Tsidkat HaTsadik  Sarah Yehudit Schneider There are three categories of tikunim, says the Leshem, and every [...]
TEACHING CLIP #11 The Ari describes how we are currently in Straight-line (hierarchical) Consciousness but are headed for the more rectified Circle Consciousness.
TEACHING CLIP #8 — KABBALAH AND THE PARDES STORY What are we to learn from the Talmudic story about the four rabbis who entered the mystical realms and only one survived the ordeal with [...]
TEACHING CLIP #7 — KABBALAH AND THE RISING FEMININE Kabbalah associates the feminine with the moon, which moves from waning to waxing, from diminishment to fullness of stature.
TEACHING CLIPS #2 — WE ARE LITERALLY IN THE HEELS OF MASHIACH The generations immediately preceding the messianic era are called the “heels of mashiach.” What does that metaphor tell us?
VIDEO CLIP #4 The Ari describes three stages of cosmic tikun. We are in the first, at the cusp of the second. What does that mean, and what does it ask of us?
TEACHING CLIP #5 Kabbalah predicts that the moon will wax and the feminine will rise. What does that mean for the Orthodox world?