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Articles by Boruch Cohen

A collection of articles by Boruch Cohen

What I Did on My Summer Vacation
Or, The Kabbalah of Boating
The souls of the masters are called the "Fish of the Sea," swimming in the Ocean of Higher Reality... that's where you find the depth of life, expanded consciousness, absolute concepts and the never-ending beauty of inner soul
A Middle Aged Mystic in Macy's
Some men hit middle age and buy a sports car. I bought pants
Sometimes self-sacrifice is not as selfless as it's cracked up to be. Whether the perceived gain is eternal bliss or political propaganda, a famous death can look better than an obscure life...
Old Jew, New Tricks
It's said that you can't teach an old dog new tricks. This is especially true if the old dog's routines were successful. Why should he learn a new trick?
This time Noah had no choice -- the world was in his ark and he, as captain, had to take care of it...
The Talking Lottery
Pairs of lots—one from each box—were drawn. A Temple priest was there to prophesy each pick. To top it off, the lottery tickets themselves miraculously announced each pairing of a tribe with its portion of land.
The First Good Kabbalah Class
Kabbalah was bursting colorfully in the air like a fireworks display...
The Tree of Life
Oedipus, schmoedipus! When the Torah tells us that when Isaac married Rebecca and brought her home, "behold, it was Sarah, his mother" -- it means something else entirely
The Matzah Man
How an everyday dough boy gets to be a mystical matzah man
In exile something's got to break, so break your head. It's the body's job to wait in line, not the soul's
Our Wall
As builders go, King Solomon had a sentimental streak....
A Kabbalist's Guide to Hieroglyphics
This thing about the Jews “wandering” through the desert is a misconception. They were no more wandering through the desert than a spelling bee champion wanders through the alphabet.
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