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Blitz Of Kabbalah Tips – 4/4/19

Laitman_632.3Question: I have heard that the word “Ubar” (Embryo) and the word “Zam” (Rage) are connected. Can you explain the connection between them?

Answer: The strongest form of expression of egoism is a person’s rage, when he disagrees with the thought of creation and wants to command the world. If he overcomes his rage, closes his mouth and eyes, and restricts all of his egoistic feelings, he becomes an embryo.

Question: Everything happens internally, emotionally with me. Even if someone insults me, either indirectly or consciously, without my knowing about how he feels this, I feel sorrow and always turn to the upper light for help. Are these egoistic feelings?

Answer: It doesn’t matter if it is egoistic. The main thing is that it is affecting you and in this way you expand your spiritual Kli. In order to transcend your ego, it is up to you to experience many examinations within yourself for many years.

Question: Is it necessary for us to discover “fear” in order to begin to attain the right acceptance of creation?

Answer: Yes, but it depends what you are afraid of. The right fear is one where I will not be sufficiently connected with the friends so that through our union the Creator will be discovered and we will give Him satisfaction.

Question: Should I direct my feelings more toward working in a group than to study? Meaning that if you immerse yourself in studying and begin to enjoy it, it will simply sweep you away?

Answer: No. Feelings must develop only in relationships between friends. Everything else is a Klipa (Shell).

Question: What is the right reason for working in a state of nullification in which you only want to care about the spirituality of the friends?

Answer: If your work is directed toward the Creator and you hope to discover Him in the center of the group, your connection to Him and the connection from Him to you is the right direction.

Question: The world is more or less relaxed at the moment and we have the possibility of being involved with spiritual work in a ten, in dissemination, and in study. What if suddenly something happens, a war or big problems in the world, will we still have the possibility of working in a ten, being involved with dissemination and study or will there be problems with this?

Answer: All of this depends personally on you, in your group, in each one of us in a concrete way and in all of us together. It is only this and nothing more.

Question: Regarding the study of the “Preface to the Wisdom of Kabbalah,” according to what you say, it is necessary to dissolve into a ten, become connected with it, and that is of utmost importance, and we will not understand anything in our mind. But suppose I connect with a ten and dissolve into it and still don’t understand the study material?

Answer: First dissolve into a ten and then it will become clear to you what you must do next. Don’t jump. It is not necessary to say anything at first, just do it. Only this must be in front of you.

Question: What is the importance of the Sabbath and the rest of the customs that are described in the Torah in relation to the ten?

Answer: These holidays have no meaning, these are just spiritual levels. Over time, we will begin to use them and maintain them, but not according to a physical calendar, rather when we achieve these levels.
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From the Kabbalah Lesson in Russian, 4/4/19

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The Ethiopian Challenge Within Israeli Society

Dr. Michael LaitmanFrom My Facebook Page Michael Laitman 7/4/19

They may look like scenes taken from major US cities like Chicago or LA were racial tensions between a black minority and the police sometimes erupt, but in this case, the protests and riots are taking place across Israel after an unarmed Ethiopian teenager, Solomon Tekah, was fatally shot by an off-duty cop. The shooting and ensuing social unrest opened up a new fissure in the already-cracked Israeli society. It reveals the deep separation tearing us apart and putting Israel in jeopardy. However, this painful eruption also provides an opportunity to turn things around for good through education, the only comprehensive solution possible for this crisis.

The immigration of Ethiopian Jews to Israel began in 1950 through the efforts of the Jewish Agency. Two additional massive waves of immigration followed, Operations Moses and Solomon in 1980 and 1990 respectively. Since their arrival, the Jews of Ethiopian origin in Israel number around 150,000 people. Almost half are now part of a new generation already born in this country, and yet their living conditions are far less favorable than the average Israeli population in terms of standard of living, education and job opportunities.

As an immigrant myself, my acclimatization to Israeli life was relatively easy and convenient in comparison, as was that of most of the immigrants from the former Soviet Union. But there cannot be a comparison between immigration from Russia and immigration from Ethiopia since the cultures are vastly different. In the 1970s, I vividly remember how I was thrilled to witness the arrival of Ethiopian Jews in such enormous proportions. To me, it seemed to somewhat signify the end to the exile of the people of Israel from the land of Israel, which our forefathers dreamed of.

Unfortunately, members of the Ethiopian community did not discover in Israel conditions that suited their mentality and culture. Despite the efforts that have been made in recent years to fully integrate them into Israeli society, there is still much work to be done. The painful wound of feeling marginalized has not stopped bleeding since the very beginning and no band-aid treatment will cure the illness today. On the other hand, an all-inclusive educational solution to this problem is required as an important precedent to complete the healing of the general rift in Israeli society and the fragmentation that destroys us on a daily basis.

The latter is the main role of the entire Jewish community: to urge Israel to develop a correct attitude to its situation, to recognize the divisive drives within us that hold us back, which make us connect to stigmas and nationalities instead of transcending them with unifying values above the differences. What the Ethiopian community can reveal to us all is the extent to which we live in denial of discrimination, and the true extent of conflict and separation between the Jewish people.

Raising awareness of how divided we really are should ultimately make us want to seek out a solution: the education of values that will rebuild us as a unified society above our differences, “as one man with one heart.” We need no more than to be aware of the division that tramples our unity. The heart of the current debate should therefore be the realization of our division, how much it hurts us, and the need for us to unite above it.

As long as the relations between us remain distant and there is considerable friction between the ethnic groups and sectors, then the Ethiopians should continue to organize themselves, unite more and continue struggles for their rights.

Violence and disorder are out of the question. However, within the framework of the law, any public activity they will be persistent with will eventually seep through. As a first step to preventing unfair treatment and restoring security, there is room for internal consolidation. However, this is merely a stepping stone in order to move toward creating a more stable and peaceful society based on the principle of “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Power Of Thought And Solving Problems

laitman_571.08Question: Is it possible to be cured of cancer or other illnesses by changing your thoughts?

Answer: I would prefer not to answer specific questions regarding illnesses and such topics. It is possible to do everything. Could we do it today? I cannot say. I think not, but soon we will.

It depends only on how our thoughts will be in the correct conjugation with each other. Then we will be able to influence the deepest negative phenomena of our nature. Everything depends only on us.

There are many interesting stories about Kabbalists and their supposed miracles. But they are not miracles. This are just small corrections, not intervention but a correction of nature’s laws on certain levels, which we can do only if we correct them properly.

I can enter any system, on any level, from myself till the world of Infinity, only on the condition that I add some positive forces of influence to this system. I think that we will reach the state when we truly will be able to heal ourselves, humanity, the Earth, the ecology, and the universe from all problems.

You cannot even imagine how negative our influence is on the universe. What is happening on Earth is a small fraction of what is happening on the scale of the universe from our evil, because on Earth we consider only the human impact. On the scale of the universe, the negative impact from our thoughts and feelings have devastating consequences. But let us hope that we can come to their correction quickly.
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From KabTV’s “News with Dr. Michael Laitman,” 2/3/19

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New Life #1103 – The Evolution Of Judaism, The Period Of Abraham

New Life #1103 – The Evolution of Judaism, The Period of Abraham
Dr. Michael Laitman in conversation with Oren Levi and Nitzah Mazoz

Abraham understood that the power of good is not outside humanity as with the elements of nature but that it must be revealed within humanity, above the power of evil. The people of Israel evolved from the students of Abraham, a group that was directed to the discovery of this good power. According to monotheism, there is no point in praying to the forces of nature because everything depends upon balancing the power of evil in the person with the power of good. The essence of Abraham’s revolution is that one has to look within himself, believing in one inner God within man.
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From KabTV’s “New Life #1103 – The Evolution of Judaism, The Period of Abraham”

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Daily Kabbalah Lesson – 7/5/19

Lesson Preparation

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Lesson on the Topic “Prayer” 

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Writings of Baal HaSulam, “Foreword to The Book of Zohar,” Item 29

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Lesson on the Topic “Building The Future Society” 

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