TEXTURES IN TIME – AHARAI MOT, AFTER DEATH

Marc Chagall, The Vision Of Ezekiel Painting

YESOD IN NETZAH, INTIMACY IN PERSISTANCE adapted from Meta Parshiyot by R David Wolfe-Blanke z”l, Sefer Bnai Yiasakhar, & The Living Torah by R Aryeh Kaplan z”l SYNOPSIS Aharai Mot deals with two issues: the Yom Kippur ritual in the sanctuary and Laws related to sex.   This Torah portion begins with the ritual surrounding the…

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MYSTICAL ROSH HODESH NEW MOON – IYAR, TAURUS CIRCLE

New Moon Taurus Constellation on a Dark Sky

A TIME TO HEAL FOR WOMEN ONLY The newness of the moon is a call to gather community for reflection and T’shuvah; the re-setting of intention. Iyar’s, uniqueness is that it is designated for healing. This tells us that It’s time for each of us to cultivate our inner healer, whatever that means to you.…

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TEXTURES IN TIME – PESAH

Pesah ari mystical seder plate, copy 1

YESOD IN NETZAH ADAPTED FROM META PARSHIYOT BY R DAVID WOLFE BLANKE AND B’NAY YISASKHAR Let’s celebrate Pesah and the new beginnings. This month, Nissan marks the first month of the year as recognized in Torah. The first month is when the Children of Yisrael left Mitzrayim and became an independent self-governing nation. The fullness…

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Exploring the B’nai Issachar with Rabbi T’mimah Ickovits

Jewish astrological signs, copy 2

Exploring the B’nai Issachar with Rabbi T’mimah Ickovits Wednesdays April 13 – June 1, 2022 12 Noon – 1 PM Pacific Time  Rabbi Tzvi Elimelech Spira of Dinov composed his great work, “B’nai Issachar” between 1820 – 1840. Join Rabbi T’mimah in exploring a selection of one of the most insightful and holistic Rebbes of…

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TEXTURES IN TIME METZORA – HOD IN NETZAH

Holistic Jew

Metzora continues the subject of ceremonies welcoming the cured tzara’at back into community by means of offerings. These are: a bird; cedar wood; a piece of crimson wool; a hyssop branch; one or two lambs; a meal offering of flour; a jar of olive oil; and a ceremonial ritual which involved shaving off all of one’s body hair, including the eyebrows.

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TEXTURES IN TIME TAZRIA, Hod in Netzah

The Zodiac Constellations and Hebrew Months

HUMILITY IN PERSEVERANCE Seed the World adapted from Meta Parshyiot R David Wolfe-Blank and The Living Torah R Aryeh Kaplan SPECIAL QUALITIES OF THIS SHABBAT: Today is Shabbat Rosh Hodesh, (the New Moon of) Nissan. It is the start of the Jewish year, and called the first month in Torah,. This is different from Rosh…

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