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Blast Off and Re-entry
Ascend with Rebbe Shimon in a chariot of song.
At the end of this Torah portion, Moses is stated as writing "this song" and teaching it to Israel. This sparks a lengthy discussion in the Zohar as to the various types of songs and their meaning and Rebbe Shimon teaches what is required in the best of one's "songs" to G-d.
Bound to Be Judged
Kabbalah teaches the significance of the Binding of Isaac on Rosh Hashanah.
The day of Rosh Hashanah is the day that Isaac was elevated and bound on the altar to be offered as a sacrifice. This is because it is the day of strict judgment, which is elevated to its highest level on that day when all pass before the King in judgment.
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