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Rabbi Max Weiman

Max Weiman was raised in Philadelphia and studied classical music and fine art. After university, he received rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem. He now lives in St. Louis and authors the website kabbalahmadeeasy.com
Three Pillars of Existence

Three Pillars of Existence

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In the Book of Genesis, the Torah quickly passes through thousands of years of history without going into details of individuals - until it reaches ...


Five Ways to Look Deeper

Five Ways to Look Deeper

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In Genesis 18:1, God is speaking to Abraham. Yet when three strangers walk by, Abraham leaves God's presence to offer them assistance. Why would ...


External Influence, Inner Wisdom

External Influence, Inner Wisdom

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What leads one person to imitate others, while another person is a fount of originality? We all tend to be influenced by the society around us. Our ...


Sensitivity to Another's Needs

Sensitivity to Another's Needs

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When the Torah says, "Noah was righteous in his generation," it's sort of a backhanded compliment. Yes, he was righteous, but only in comparison to ...


The Uniqueness of Mankind

The Uniqueness of Mankind

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The beginning of Genesis is the deepest section of the entire Torah and is discussed at length by the kabbalists. There is no end to its depth. An ...


Mystical Insights of Adar

Mystical Insights of Adar

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Every Jewish month has its unique kabbalistic power. "Conquering your enemies" is the opportunity of Adar.


Etymology of

Etymology of "Passover"

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Why name this key holiday after a house-skipping incident?


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