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Lishma: For His Names Sake

The Life and Times of Rabbi Sidney Akselrad

by Rabbi Sidney Akselrad

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Written in English


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Number of Pages248
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Open LibraryOL7557298M
ISBN 100595351956
ISBN 109780595351954
OCLC/WorldCa122895206

I do this lishmi, lishma, u'lesheim geirushin, for my sake, for her sake, and with the intent of effecting a divorce." Jenny repeats the same phrase, only corrected for gender, lishmo, for him. I find myself silently praying to be able to bring through an appropriate blessing for the moment. The video burst on YouTube in September with an abundance of energy and good cheer. “Dip your apple in the honey,” sang the young Israelis, in a parody filled with catchy music, dancing, shofar blowing, humor, adorable children, and even a Jedi battle.

  Let’s remember that the ideal paradigm of Jewish study is called Torah lishma or “Torah study for its own sake,” but “for its own sake” doesn’t mean that it has no purpose. Of course studying Torah has a purpose! which are not to merely recount names, places, and laws. In educational lingo, Torah study pivots on the highest. Book of Judges. The second book in the "Prophets" section of Tanakh going through the leaders of Israel spanning from after Joshua's death till Shimshon's death and various events that took place therein.

Original Names and Their Equivalents Accepted comprehensive, accurate, and systematic interpretation of The Book of Zohar. His goal was to unveil the book to the public and make it suitable for the souls of our generation. done “for one’s own sake.” Thus, Lo . For the torah is all Names of the Holy One, blessed be He. Thus he said prepare yourself with proper dress, and with fear, love, and joy. ~Level 3~ Chida - Lev David ch - "let all your deeds be for the sake of Heaven" - your deeds specifically, such as eating, sleeping, dressing and other physical pleasures - let them all be l'Shem Shamayim.


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A ‘get’ is a document that includes the names of the man and woman involved and the name of the city where they live, but without the “lishma” which we derive from the Torah’s command, “and he shall write for her ”, which our Sages understand as meaning “for the sake of the man and for the sake of the woman” – it can never.

Lishma– for the Creator’s sake. Man’s selfless intention to act only to please and bring joy to the Creator. Man’s selfless intention to act only to please and bring joy to the Creator. Four angels that participate in the creation of man – the four basic properties of nature: mercy.

For this reason, I have taken on a different path, as in “Better to have little, but have,” and this is the book Talmud Eser Sefirot [The Study of the Ten Sefirot] related to the ARI. There I collect from the books of the ARI—and especially from his book Tree of Life —all the principal essays concerning the explanation of.

The Talmud explains that since Avuyah's intentions for his son were not purely lishma (for the sake of Heaven), his son eventually left the Torah path.(7) We see from here that just as pure intentions facilitate future holiness, so too impure intentions can result in subsequent impurity.

After his death, a notebook was discovered from his youth in which he recorded several kabalos he made that no one ever knew about. All these kabalos were designed to bring him closer to Hashem.

One was about making all his actions lishma, and he wrote: “My advice is that when helping another person, think only about what he needs, and not. Lishma, whose name suggests “Torah studied for its own sake,” is a joint project of Camp Ramah and the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies at the University of Judaism.

Pekudei: Three Names for the Tabernacle. Posted on J Yet there are others that have a religious life by the book. They get up in the morning doing the Netilat Yadaim, praying the Shema, the Amidah, going to the Shul, to the Mikveh, to be in religious purity all the time, and in this sense they are rich but this life has.

And as we read The Book of Zohar all together, All words are names of the qualities of Malchut; In this world, so far, our vantage point is with the intention of Lo Lishma (for the sake of receiving).

Consequently, once we understand the meaning of Lishma (for the sake of bestowal) and acquire the spiritual mind and senses. The spiritual vessel, the only vessel that The Zohar speaks of, is the desire to bestow upon the Creator: to hand over all of man’s desires to the Creator, as though saying that he agrees with all his heart to relinquish all of himself for His sake.

Such a complete and true intention is. When the last letter in a word is a Vav it can represent the concept of the possessive pronoun meaning his. When the last letter of a noun is a Hay then the noun relates to the feminine. Lishmo would translate as above as For His Name. Lishma would translate as For a feminine noun.

Rabbi Ashlag defines this as the Torah. I of course agree with him. Age of Enlightenment () AGE OF ENLIGHTENMENT () who embraced his book's sublime lessons -- the German language and the philosophy of religion, Hebrew grammar, and poetry.

This view of the Bible was an innovation for those who studied Talmud deeply ("lishma," for its own sake), exposing them to the Five Books from a new. The sages advise us to study Torah lishma -- "for its own sake" -- rather than to impress others with our scholarship.

A paradox of parenting is that if we love our children for their own sake rather than for their achievements, it's more likely that they will reach their true potential. Bible, kabbalah, history, Jewish cooking. In any city in the country, on any night of the week, you can find adults engrossed in an old Jewish pastime: Torah lishma, or study for its own sake.

Pick and Choose Judaism. On Passover, eating matzoh in a non-kosher restaurant. Turning Friday night into Shabbos, but leaving Saturday morning for a Author: Andrew Silow-Carroll. The Mitzvah of eating Matzah: On the first night of Pesach: It is a positive command in the Torah to eat a Kezayis of Matzah [within Kdei Achilas Peras] on the night of the 15 th of Nissan.

[In the Diaspora, one is Rabbinically obligated to eat Matzah also on the night of the 16 th.]There are several conditions associated with the fulfillment of the Mitzvah of eating Matzah on the first. the Creator, as though saying that he agrees with all his heart to relinquish all of himself for His sake.

Such a complete and true intention is called “Lishma” (for the Creators sake). SEFIROT SEFIROT THE CREATOR’S NAMES KETER EKYEH=Aleph-Hey-Yod-Hey HOCHMA YAH=Yod-Hey BINA HaVaYaH with Nikud Elokim HESED EL=Aleph-Lamed. Matan Torah - Gift of the Torah. by Rabbi Yehudah Ashlag “Love thy friend as thyself” (Leviticus ) Rabbi Akiva says, “This is a great rule in the Torah.” Translator’s note: The word Klal in Hebrew means both ‘rule’ and ‘collective.’ This statement of our sages demands explanation.

It is thus not far from “sin for the sake of heaven” (aveirah lishma). Much of what is written about Purim revolves around questions of good and evil, the nature and character of inversion. Authentic Kabbalah was always availabe to all those who truly seek it, because there is very simple mechanism, that protects it from those who try to get out of it anything, but correction of their part of Ratzon Lekkabel, and Authentic Kabbalah protection is the necessety to perform all the Mitzvot and Hallakot LeShma, so the one who is ready.

A Jew is supposed to serve Hashem for His own sake (lishma), not for personal benefit. Nonetheless, our sages say that even if one is not holding on the level of lishma he should at least serve Hashem lo lishma (“not for His own sake” — for reward, or to avoid punishment) because this will lead him to eventually reach the level of lishma.

BH Subject: Religious and Zionist Leaders Recognize that the Messiah has arrived in Israel Revision Five Parshath Toldoth This News is for people who care about Hashem’s honor in the world and the benefit and redemption of Am Yisrael. It takes about ten minutes to read it carefully and thoughtfully as it deserves.

In The Messiah has arrived in Israel Read More».Some opinions require the gid to be made lishma, for the sake of the holiness of tefillin, which can be done by a Torah observant, adult male or female. Before the tefillin are sewn, each of the 4, folded head tefillin parchments and the single, rolled arm tefillin parchment .Family Memories (1) Notes From a His obsession was “torah lishma.” Torah for its own sake.

He always wanted to understand my work, about as distant from the focus of his own study as possible, and see whether it would help him learn and teach. My father’s example of living the holiness of Torah lishma is his most profound teaching.