Monthly Archives: September 2010

The Lord Is Your Shadow

Here is a paraphrased teaching of the Sefat Emet from Sukkot 5650/1889: The holy Zohar calls the Sukkah, “the shadow of the Faithful One,” a term that can be explained in this way: that holiness is the shadow cast in … Continue reading

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My Blindness and Jerusalem’s Limp

I and Jerusalem are like a blind man and a cripple. She sees for me Out to the Dead Sea, out to the end of days. While I hoist her on my shoulders And walk blind in my darkness below. … Continue reading

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