Mystical Classics

An anthology from the Shelah, the Alshich, the Ohr Hachayim, and others

'Wrappin' in the House of Jacob
The mitzvah of tefillin alludes to Torah, the Tribes and G-d.
Jacob's Higher Self
Jacob's second name, "Israel", represents a state of perfection.
Kindness and Truth
True kindness anticipates no reward
Whenever Jacob experienced spiritual serenity, he was qualified to be called Israel.
Embalmed Alive?
Thirty days before death, a person's Tzelem/image is removed from him and his shadow no longer appears.
Vines and Branches
Moses is the redeemer who redeemed our forefathers and will be the redeemer to lead their children back to the land of the ancestors.
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