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Sefirot, The (seven, ten)

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Sefirot, The (seven, ten): Divine attributes or emanations which are manifested in each of the Four Worlds, and are the source of the corresponding ten faculties (kochot) of the soul
On the surface there do seem to be contradictory statements in the midrashic and kabbalistic texts with regard to how the world was created—with ten sefirot or only the final seven.
Why would G‑d have any name - let alone so many? When can and can't I use the names?
Kabbalistic Insights Into the Star of David
The double triangle of the Star of David symbolizes the connection of both the inner and external dimensions of G‑d, Torah and Israel.
A personal G-d? It would be nice to think I could have a personal relationship with G-d, or that I matter in some way to Him. But I'm a rational person.
Kindness, Severity, Harmony, Perseverance, Humility, Foundation, Royalty--which defines your soul?
Should we clone people? Is there such a thing as a life not worth living? When is it correct to go to war? But the real question is: on what biases do we answer these ethical dilemmas?
The significance of the number forty
After the Giving of the Torah, Moses went up Mount Sinai for 40 days. What’s up with the number 40?
The Jewish perpetual calendar was arranged in a manner that ensures that the first day of Rosh Hashanah will never fall on Sunday, Wednesday or Friday.According to many, this rule took effect when the perpetual calendar was put in place in the 4th century...
One would think that this should be directed to an "Ask the Doctor" website, as opposed to "Ask the Rabbi"... But indeed, the Torah encompasses all subjects—and this is no exception. Our souls existed long before we were born. They lived in a pristine spi...
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