Kabbalah Online Magazine
Vol. 12 No.49, 24 - 30 Menachem Av, 5776 / August 28 - September 3, 2016
A note from the staff of Kabbalah Online in Tzefat
This Torah reading repeats the instructions for distinguishing between pure and impure species,
and between proper and invalid slaughtering -- these are the subjects of our first and final articles.
The 4th article, also based on the Weekly Reading, contains links to
powerful performances of the chasidic songs mentioned within.
ATTENTION: Prayer Special
for Binyamin HaTzadik's yahrtzeit.
[Your prayer, along with a donation, should arrive by August 31, 2016.]
By Yerachmiel Tilles
for the soul elevations of my paternal grandmother and my maternal grandfather:
Golda bas Moshe and Eliyahu ben Alexander HaLevi
both of whose yahrzeits fall in this week.
| Mitzvah Observance|
||The Real Jewish Blood Rites
Proper intentions for slaughtering are the cosmic struggle between good and evil.
| Weekly Torah Reading|
||Using Negative for Positive
It is our job to fight our desires and turn them to good.
Connecting to G-d is what it's all about
||Paths of Blessing
Ultimately, the Torah provides the way to a blessed existence.
| Gate of Reincarnations|
||Entry of Soul's Levels
"Gate of Reincarnations": Chapter Two, Section 1
What if one does not completely rectify his Nefesh in the first incarnation?
| Mystic Story|
||A Sensitive Stomach
“They have served me terrible food here!” he exclaimed, calling over the manager to complain.