The peak of the unity of the Jewish people was during the reign of King Solomon. After his death, a gradual decrease in connection between people took place until the conquest of Israel by Nebuchadnezzar and taking the captives into exile. This happened both on the physical and the internal level.
Of course, they fought a lot, they suffered, struggled, and did not easily give up their positions. But still, when egoism is developing, it is very difficult to resist it.
Comment: According to Baal HaSulam, the Jews were divided into those who still remained in the sensation of spiritual community and those who left it and were completely ruled by their egoism.
My Response: This is called the separation of ten tribes from twelve, when ten tribes dissolved among all the nations of the world.
Question: Usually, when Jews assimilate, the law of anti-Semitism is put in action, which holds them together. This was the only case when it wasn’t put in action, and the ten tribes disappeared. To this day, we do not know where they are. What is the reason for this?
Answer: I cannot say. But soon we will find it out. It is clear that they disappeared due to the fact that the connection between them and the other two tribes had been lost.
In any case, the lost ten tribes will return. This should be revealed at the end of days.
Question: Should there be enigmas in nature?
Answer: This is not an enigma. They disappeared in order to absorb the desires of all the nations of the world and return with these desires.
Kabbalists say that this should happen because for a complete correction we need the egoism of all the nations of the world.
Therefore, there is a small group that must first correct its own egoism, then attract the ten tribes absorbed in the nations of the world, and complete the correction of all the twelve tribes. And then it spreads to the whole world.
In the meantime, we are at the very initial stage, the correction of the two and a half remaining tribes.
For more on this topic, read my book The Jewish Choice: Unity or Anti-Semitism, Historical facts on anti-Semitism as a reflection of Jewish social discord.
From KabTV’s “Systematic Analysis of the Development of the People of Israel,” 7/29/19