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The Zohar

Teachings from the primary text of Kabbala, "The Book of Shining Light"

Our Portion for the Year
Rosh Hashanah is the first of the judgment days of the year
Blowing Your Horn
Kabbalah teaches that each blast of the shofar has a unique spiritual impact.
Walk, Don't Fly
Walk, Don't Fly
The path to righteousness must be traveled at the proper pace
Bound to Be Judged
Kabbalah teaches the significance of the Binding of Isaac on Rosh Hashanah.
Based on Zohar Pinchas 231b
The teruah long blast is strict judgment, related to Leah. The three notes of the shevarim are lenient judgment, related to Rachel.
Based on Zohar Pekudei 238
On Rosh Hashanah, the Heavenly Court sits in session to judge over the whole world.
A Day--One Day--The Day
Based on Zohar Bo 32b
By gathering against Israel, it is as though they have gathered against G-d.
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