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My Facebook Page: “Bnei Baruch Filmed By Channel 9”

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Israel’s Channel 9 is currently working on a documentary film that will present Bnei Baruch’s activity over the past 20 years and the World Kabbalah Convention that is taking place this week in Tel Aviv. Here are some photos from the shoot.

Details about the convention

My Thoughts On Twitter, 2/18/18

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Psalm_71 In You, LORD, I trust! Let me never be ashamed. Be my rock! Rescue me from the hand of the robber. You are my hope. My mouth is filled with praises for You. Do not cast me off when my strength fails. My enemies conspire: God has forsaken him. O God, do not be far from me

My latest on @BINAlerts Israel’s Hubris Comes With a Price — Why Jews in Israel and around the world have a false sense of security. “I have seen these people,’ the #Lord said to Moses, ‘and they are a stiff-necked people. ” (Exodus 32:9-10) #Israel

Psalm_70 LORD, save me, rush to my help! Let those seeking my soul be shamed, those wishing me evil -humiliated. Let those who seek You rejoice, those who love Thy salvation say “Great is the Lord!” But I am needy, O GOD, rush to me! My help, my deliverer You, Lord, do not delay!

Psalm_69 Save me, GOD, I sink in mire. Strong are those hating me. Let those who trust in You not be shamed because of me. I pray to You, answer me with salvation. Do not hide Your face. Let those seeking GOD rejoice. Let heaven, earth, seas & offspring of His servants praise Him

Psalm_68 Let GOD arise, His enemies & haters be scattered. Let the godly rejoice before Him. Your heritage, when weak, You strengthen. GOD – escape from death. Sing to GOD in your gatherings! God is awesome in His sanctuaries, will give strength to the chosen people. #Praise GOD!

#Psalm_67 God, have mercy on us & bless us, reveal Your shining face! Let your way be known on earth. Let all nations thank You. For You judge nations fairly and guide the tribes on earth. Earth yielded its harvest. Let God bless us, all ends of the earth will be awed before Him.

Psalm_66 Let the whole earth bow to You, praise Thy name! You tried and refined us. You led us into a net, brought disasters, we passed thru fire and water, You led us out to abundance. If I had injustice in my heart, He would not hear me. But He heeded my prayer. Blessed be GOD!

Psalm_65 To You all flesh will come. You will forgive our sins. Blessed be chosen by You. He forms mountains, stills loud waves, tumult of nations. He remembers earth, waters it, blessing growth. Your paths drip oil. Pastures clothe with flock, valleys with grains, exult & sing.

The people of #Israel have the world’s most essential product–the method of reaching #happiness. And we have no competition. This remedy can only spread from Israel, and the world has no choice—it needs only this remedy. We need to educate and to market…

From Twitter, 2/18/18

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What Am I Living For?

Laitman_198Without the wisdom of Kabbalah, it is impossible to answer the question about the meaning of life. After all, we exist in the desire to enjoy, which is our entire nature, and so we always serve only it.

Our ego immediately answers the question “What am I living for?” with “To feel good in your desire to enjoy!,” i.e., inside your nature, not above it.

It turns out that my whole life is to guarantee my egoism’s fulfillment. That is, I serve my animalistic body. I do not exist above the animalistic level, but within it.

Only under the condition that I give my animalistic body the most necessary things, like to an ox, a donkey, or a horse so that they would serve us people, then I use my body for the needs of a person who is above the animalistic body. This means I scrutinize the question: “What am I living for?” Not the ox or donkey, but the person within me: What is the purpose of his life?

We then find out that life is not in the desire to enjoy, which lives and dies, but above it. It means that we should search for the meaning of life above egoism, where there is only the force that created the desire to enjoy: the Creator.

It turns out that the answer to the question about the meaning of life cannot be found inside oneself, in one’s animalistic body, but only in the examination of the force that created us and led us to this question. I must discover the Creator, and then I will understand what I am living for.

The attainment of the Creator takes place in 125 degrees. In each degree, we discover the Creator more and more, understanding what we are living for. When we complete all our corrections, that is, the entire attainment of the Creator, then we will uncover a complete answer to the question about the meaning of life.
From the 2nd part of the Daily Kabbalah Lesson 1/26/18, Lesson on Topic: “What Am I Living For?” (Prep for Convention 2018)

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Answers To Your Questions, Part 214

712.03Question: When I was on vacation in the mountains, I experienced something unbelievable and amazing. I enjoyed looking at the view and didn’t notice that I had entered an inexplicable state. I saw that the entire world is interconnected, that all people, animals, the plant world, and the earth itself are one single whole and living body! I stood and cried from joy. I had chills all over my body and my hair was standing on end. I had never felt such happiness. This continued for about 10 minutes (maybe, because I didn’t feel time). Later, it happened another two times, but this was in a city.

Dear Michael Laitman, why was this shown to me and for what purpose? After all, isn’t that the way it is? What should I do with this information? I found out about you by chance.

Somehow I saw your program on YouTube, the “Echo of Moscow” with Dorenko, where you claimed that the world is a single whole body.

Answer: Your feeling is correct and sometimes it is discovered among many other people. But this is not a revelation of the upper world. It is only the feeling of the connection between the nature of our world. But it does give a sensation of harmony and union. The wisdom of Kabbalah makes it possible to attain this harmony, expand it, study it, and live within it!

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The Difference Between The Wisdom Of Kabbalah And Psychology

Laitman_088Question: It is very difficult for people to perceive the difference between the wisdom of Kabbalah and psychology and philosophy. Can you explain the difference?

Answer: The wisdom of Kabbalah talks about the structure of the system of creation that is based upon opposites and the connection between two forces: the properties of bestowal and reception, the positive force and the negative force, and the material that exists between them that is managed by the two forces.

This method explains the four phases of the extension of the Ohr Yashar (Direct Light – the characteristic of bestowal) on the property of reception and how both properties interact with each other, producing different variations of integration of all the forces, elements. Kabbalah proceeds from the most simple, true, elementary beginning and explains how everything is extended and developed into our world.

Psychology and philosophy have nothing to do with this. Kabbalah is not a speculative science, it is immensely logical. A person who is involved with it, even if he or she doesn’t feel these forces or doesn’t reveal the upper world, the knowledge is still very interesting.

Therefore, many come and just study Kabbalah as a theoretical science even though they don’t understand what is spoken about. And there are people who want to develop themselves and master the wisdom in a practical way. Everything depends on the goals a person pursues.

We teach both these and those. It doesn’t matter to us why a person studies Kabbalah, we teach him or her everything. The first course “The Structure of the Upper World” includes the study of the system of creation. The second course “Practical Attainment of the Upper World” includes a person’s work in a group.

In principle, the wisdom of Kabbalah is designed to elevate a person above the egoism that prevents us from uniting, and psychology teaches a person how to get along within egoism. Psychology and philosophy cannot go beyond egoism.
From the Kabbalah lesson in Russian 9/24/17

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New Life 943 – History In The Light Of The Wisdom Of Kabbalah

New Life 943 – History In The Light Of The Wisdom Of Kabbalah
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Yael Leshed-Harel

Historical development occurs according to five stages that repeat themselves at different levels.

You can look at the history of the human race as a person whose life (or egoism) has evolved over the generations. The human ego has developed through the Stone, Copper, Iron and, now, Plastic Ages. Today, we face a state of despair as we are on the cusp of a new level of spiritual existence. Since God was revealed to man for the first time 5,778 years ago, the human race has been in the process of becoming a spiritual creature in consciousness and feeling. We are about to acquire new forces such as the ability to feel things with the desire to love rather than the desire to receive.
From the KabTV’s “New Life 943 – History In The Light Of The Wisdom Of Kabbalah,” 1/7/18

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 2/18/18

Preparation for the Lesson

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Writings of Rabash, “Concerning Above Reason”  

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