Enter your email address to get our weekly email with fresh, exciting and thoughtful content that will enrich your inbox and your life.

Physical World, The

Knowledge Base » Physical World, The
Sort by:
If you had made yourself you would be toast. But you didn't.
Tikkun Olam means healing, improving and perfecting the world. The notion has hit a wave of controversy lately. So here’s a few major points to clear up.
On the "hard" problem of consciousness, Hasidic panpsychism, and the transformation of the abject into the exalted
The Twelve Steps: Lesson 7, "Bereishit"
Step seven is the verse that opens the Torah itself: “Bereishit (In the beginning) G-d created the heavens and the earth.” It certainly sounds very important and biblical, yet what exactly is the relevant message? And, perhaps more critically, how does th...
Jewish Theology, Lesson 4
Why did G‑d create this physical universe? What role does it play in G‑d’s plan? In this fourth of a six-part series on core Jewish beliefs, we discuss why G‑d desires this lowly and crass world, and how the material can ultimately become more G‑dly than ...
The materiality of Jewish prayer in Chabad Hasidic sources
Far from being a disturbance to the pursuit of pure spirituality, it is the material world that serves as the setting and telos of Hasidic prayer, whose ultimate agenda is to reveal this mundane space as a fitting habitation for divinity.
Learning from the Rebbe: Episode 8
The purpose of creation is fulfilled by our making use of our bodies and the physical world around us to do G‑d’s will. Guest Expert: Rivkah Slonim. (From “Messages”—Season 4, Episode 8)
Browse Subjects Alphabetically:
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9