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Kav & Reshimu

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The reshimu, the kav, and the concretization of creativity
Caught between the illuminating flashes of the already discovered and the challenging abyss of all that remains unknown, is it revelation or concealment that more authenticly represents the truth of ultimate reality?
Chassidim, mitnagdim, and the debate about tzimtzum
How did a scholarly disagreement amongst the Mediterranean kabbalists in the late-1600s morph into the explosive debate between the Chassidim and their Mitnagdic opponents more than half a century later?
Finally, Rabbi Infinity gives away his key secret: How does he manage to teach the deepest Kabbalistic secrets of the universe to a four year old? It's all, you see, in the letter Lamed.
Commonly perceived as a concession to the weaker sex by the stronger, the rule is actually founded upon a very different rationale
The revelatory trace (reshimu) of divine withdrawal
Must G-d lie beyond human grasp? The Kabbalistic motif of the trace transforms the symbolic void of tzimtzum into a meaningful gesture of emptiness, a distinct characterization of divine transcendence.
How everyone, children included, can apprehend the unknowable essence of G-d
In a single cryptic sentence R. Schneur Zalman of Liaidi pushed the limits of divine knowledge to an unprecedentedly esoteric height and paradoxically declared that the loftiest peak is openly accessible to all.
Who would have expected that the least used letter of the alefbet could contain one of the greatest secrets of the universe? And who wouldn't have known that Rabbi Infinity could explain even that secret to a four-year old?
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