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Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai

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Just as on Yom Kippur, the High Priest adorns himself with four white garments, Esther too "donned her royal garb…and stood in the inner courtyard of the king."
Just as on Yom Kippur, the High Priest adorns himself with four white garments, Esther too "donned her royal garb…and stood in the inner courtyard of the king."
The five elements of the flame are associated with different Divine names.
The five elements of the flame are associated with different Divine names.
Based on Zohar Shemot 135a
This secret has been transmitted to the wise ones. At midnight of this night [Shabbat], the Holy One, blessed be He, desires to enter the Higher Garden of Eden [in the World of Beriya, to delight the souls of the righteous]. The secret [of this delight] i...
Based on Zohar Vayikra 85a
"And on the day of the first fruits, when you bring a new meal offering to G-d on your Festival of Shavuot, you shall have a holy gathering". (Num. 28:26) Rabbi Shimon opened [his discourse] with, "Then shall the trees of the wood sing for joy a...
Based on Zohar Vayikra 85a
"Six days shall work be done". (Lev. 23:3) He asks: What are these six days? [Since the verse comes to teach about Shabbat – why does it start by saying that one should work for six days – unless that work itself is also a mitzvah?] Rabbi Yosi a...
Based on Zohar Volume III 260A
"And I sought G-d at that time, saying, the L-rd Elokim, You began to show Your servant." (Deut. 3:23-24) Rabbi Yosi opened his discourse with the verse: "Then Hezekiah turned his face toward the wall, and prayed to G-d." (Isaiah 38:2)...
Based on Zohar Vaet'chanan 266a
Come and see: from the aspect of that maid [from the Other Side] come many who denounce Israel and accuse them. And the Holy One, blessed be He, guards Israel like a father who wishes to guard his child from all [damage]. The Holy One, blessed be He, said...
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