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Study the daily Chumash with Rashi, Tanya and Rambam with master teacher Rabbi Yehoshua B. Gordon.

Rabbi Gordon - Bereishit: 1st Portion

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Anonymous September 7, 2013

creation evening and morning 1st day, does evening begin at dusk and morning begin at first light and last until dusk, am really new to this.
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Rabbi Yehoshua B Gordon Encino, CA November 27, 2011

10 soul powers; man woman one entity The idea of the 10 soul powers mirroring the 10 Divine attributes is a basic axiom of Kabblah and Chassidus. There is very clear explanation on this in the beginning of book one of Tanya (the first five or six chapters) available on this web site.

The idea of a man-women is taught in the Oral Law and brought down by Rashi on Chumash (also available on this web site) in the section on creation. There are other opinions as well. Reply

M. Goldstein Palatine, IL November 26, 2011

What do you mean by 10 soul powers of Man? Did you say that these are like the attributes of G-d?
Thank you,
P.S. Your comment about the one entitiy man/woman creature, is that something all Jewish people agree with and believe? Or is that a Kabbala point of view? Reply

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