Issues 12:02 Kabbalah

Kabbalah: Fact or Fiction?
Author: Lev Leigh

A look at Kaballah’s teachings concerning alienation from God and redemption.

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A History of the Kabbalah

Kabbalah” means “received teachings” or simply “traditions” and is derived from the Hebrew “kabel” which means “to receive.” It originally applied only to the Oral Law “received” after the destruction...

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In the Little Shtetl of Vaysechvoos: Mendel and the Messiah
Topics: vaysechvoos
Author: Susan Perlman

When it came to a knowledge of gematria, no one in Vaysechvoos was as skilled as Mendel the Merchant. His father, Yossel had taught him from early childhood how important it was to have an understanding of the numerical value of the alef bais. Reb Yossel explained to...

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