A note from the staff of Kabbalah Online in Tzefat
Articles #4-5 connect Elul, the preparation month for Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, to this week's Torah Reading
(which, by the way, contains more of the 613 mitzvot than any other Weekly Reading).
You may even notice mystical hints to Elul in our Zohar article (#3) and in "Kabbalah & Facebook" article (#2)
Next week: special Baal Shem Tov - Baal Tanya - Chai Elul issue.
Kabbalah and Facebook - Part 1 Social Media Leadership By Yonatan Gordon Why is that we are motivated to Friend dozens or perhaps hundreds of people on social media forums such as Facebook?
The Rose: Part 3 From the teachings of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai; adapted from the Zohar by Peretz Auerbach The divine attributes of mercy were crucial in the creation of This World.
Month of Elul
Elul: Exposing our Perfection By DovBer Pinson Elul is the month when we do battle, as it were, with our deepest insecurities, negativities and challenges.
Elul Redemptions From the teachings of Rabbi Yitzchak Luria; translated and edited by Moshe Yaakov Wisnefsky Kabbalah teaches us that Elul is the best time for reforming our inner selves.
Weekly Torah Reading
Safeguarding the Roof of Your Life From the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe; adapted by Moshe Yaakov Wisnefsky After you get married, the demands of your new lifestyle can undermine your spirituality.
The Chasidic Party Planner Adapted by Yerachmiel Tilles The Tzemach Tzedek had a relative living in Vitebsk, the wealthy owner of a large factory.