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BUT ONE BRIDGE TO PARADISE

Ultimately, Kabbalah is not about prayers. It just isn’t. Yet we need them. Why? Ultimately, Kabbalah is not about sharing and giving. But we need to. Why? Ultimately, it’s not about keeping the Sabbath. But we need to. Why? There...

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MIRACLE IN THE WOMB

The following story is from my lovely wife, Marianne. About 19 years ago, we were fairly new in Kabbalah. Probably learning for about 3 years.  I was pregnant with my 4th child. All 3 previous children were born naturally and healthy,...

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ON THE RADIO

Music doesn’t come from a radio. It comes from a broadcast station. The radio is just the transmitter that picks up the signal and rebroadcasts it. The brain is like a radio. Thoughts do not emerge from the matter of...

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THE MEANING OF LIFE IN 3 MINUTES

Kabbalah is a study that takes a lifetime, and often, many lifetimes, to truly grasp. Yet, it says, when we are near the end, close to the arrival of true paradise and true reality, the essence of these ancient teachings...

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TEN THIEVES

The following is a true story about the great Kabbalist, known as Rav Israel, ben Eliezer, better known as the Master of the Good Name (Baal Shem Tov, in Hebrew). THE KABBALIST AND THE TEN THIEVES Isaac the Water Carrier...

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FOUNDER OF MEDICINE

The United States government, and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) recently recognized one of the founders of modern medicine. His full name was, Theophrastus Phillippus Aureolus Bombastus von Hohenheim. I know. That’s quite a mouthful. He was also known as...

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MIRACLE IN ISTANBUL

The following story is from my oldest son, David Phillips. It took place this last Shabbat, May 7, 2011. Something amazing happened to me this past week in Istanbul, Turkey.  I went to visit my girlfriend, Deni Ben Ezra’s family...

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MOTHER’S DAY AND THE ZOHAR

On Mother’s Day, the Zohar reveals a great secret about the power of the Evil Eye, (red string) and the mother of all humanity, Rachel. Rachel protects all people from evil eye, which the Zohar says is the cause of...

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AUSTRALIA RESPONDS

To Our Beloved Rav, Karen, Yehuda and Michael Berg, I don’t know if I can find the words to convey to you my heartfelt sadness for the hardship that your family and The Kabbalah Centre is enduring. A hardship because...

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CONFESSION: REMORSEFUL DETRACTOR COMES CLEAN

Below is a courageous letter that I personally believe sheds a profound light on the opposition to the Kabbalah Centre. The letter is from a gentleman by the name of Stephen Glass, former volunteer, student and administrator of the Kabbalah Centre in...

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ARMENIAN CHRISTIANS SPEAK

A Letter From Two Members of the Armenian Christian Community My wife and I have been part of this wisdom at the Kabbalah Center for the past ten years. We are of Armenian descent, the first nation who adopted Christianity. My...

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SPEAK TO THE ROCK

Ready for the hard truth? You sure? I mean, are you really sure? Okay. 2000 years ago, a handful of negative Jews ran to the Roman Government and ratted out Rabbi Akiva for teaching Kabbalah. Akiva was then skinned alive....