Questions I received concerning women studying Kabbalah, sensing eternity, the drinking of alcohol at Congresses and the legalization of marijuana:
Question: Yesterday a friend of mine said to me that we, women, should not study Kabbalah, because when we study, we draw demons (negative forces) instead of the Upper Light.
My Answer: Utter nonsense! Women, as well as men, must correct their egoism, connect their desire “to give and love the neighbor” into one common desire, and to reveal the Creator in this desire!
Question: Why is it that when I study Kabbalah, The Zohar, or the Torah, I begin to cry involuntarily?
My Answer: It’s because you feel a connection with eternity and perfection.
Question: During meals and various events, such as Kabbalah Congresses, we always raise toasts with alcohol, as though it is not unhealthy and is permitted in the spiritual world.
My Answer: This was the custom with my teacher Rabash: to drink moderately, up to 50 grams.
Question: There are hard drugs and soft drugs. Marijuana is considered a soft drug. Do you have anything against its legalization?
My Answer: I am against it! That would lead to harder drugs.
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