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THEMES of Featured Zohar Articles

Blast Off and Re-entry
Ascend with Rebbe Shimon in a chariot of song.
At the end of this Torah portion, Moses is stated as writing "this song" and teaching it to Israel. This sparks a lengthy discussion in the Zohar as to the various types of songs and their meaning and Rebbe Shimon teaches what is required in the best of one's "songs" to G-d.
Staying on Track
The Zohar describes our forefather Aaron as the right arm of the Jewish nation.
Aaron was the right arm of Israel. The clouds of glory that directed the Jew's path in the desert were in Aaron's merit and departed when he passed away. The Jews then wandered aimlessly like a person lacking a forearm, who has to support himself at every place possible to avoid falling.

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