Mystical Classics

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

Nation of Compassion
We should try to resemble the qualities of the High Priest.
Kabbalah teaches that G-d has very high expectations for very holy souls.
Eligibility requirements to marry the High Priest
Holier Than Thou
We do not impose holiness on the priest; we are to see to it that he does not lose or abandon the holiness which is his by birth.
A Matter of Death and Life
Death causes a form of impurity, a disembodied soul residue which may get in the way of a priest doing his duties, and so must be avoided.
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