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Greatness and Humility

Letters and Numbers of Torah - Vayikra

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Greatness and Humility: Letters and Numbers of Torah - Vayikra

The name of this week's portion, Vayikra, means "G-d called out [to Moses]." The letter aleph at the end of the word vayikra is written in miniature size in the Torah. What does the small aleph teach us about how to be both great and humble?
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Humility, Moses, Parshah, Aleph, Vayikra

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Yizrael Israel March 20, 2020

True Humility True humility is not thinking your the best and saying someone else is wow as well. True humility is knowing your place as God's child and loving His other children in an uplifting manner, where each and every one of us are an essential body part. If you think you are the best (e.g. the Titanic), rest assured, you will eventually be abased. Love on another as you would desire to be loved. That's humility. Reply

Rabbi Raskin looks at the hidden meanings of the sizes and numerical values (gematria) of the Hebrew letters in the weekly Torah portion.
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