K4A News
Terumah, 26 Shevat 5778
February 11, 2018

The new month of Adar (Pisces) will begin this Friday. Naftali is the tribe of the month of Adar, the last month of the year. Menachem ibn Saruk associates the name of Naftali with the word "patil" which means "fastened" or "connected." The word "tefilah", which means "prayer", is related to the word "patil", for when we pray, we connect to the Creator. In order for us to be able to connect, we have to transform our ego. As we know the ego keeps us connected to this world and can prevent our soul from connecting to the spiritual world. Prayer should have an effect on us so that transformation becomes easier, for it develops sensitivity to the world around us. Our tefilah should be a meaningful fastening of ourselves to Creator. When we are connected, we are able to find joy even in life's most difficult moments. May this new month be a time of connection, of fastening ourselves to Creator and may we be blessed with unbounded joy.

Shavua v'chodesh tov,


Kabbalah Study - Monday, February 12, 2018 - 8:00 PM EST
Rosh Chodesh & Parashat Terumah
- Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 8:00 PM EST

 

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Parashat Terumah
Torah Portion:
Shemot (Exodus) 25:1-27:19

Haftarah:
Melachim Alef (I Kings) 5:26-6:13

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Zohar Portion
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Rosh Chodesh & Parasha Terumah
We will have a study about the new month of Adar on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at 8:00 PM EST.  Following the study and prayers for the new month, we will read Parashat Terumah because we will not hold a Shabbat service this Friday night.

Next Kabbalah Study...
Our next Kabbalah Study will be on Monday, February 12, 2018. We will continue in our study of the Hebrew Alefbet and focus on the letters of Kuf, Reish, Shin, Tav and ?.

The Month of Adar
The new month of Adar (Pisces) begins on Friday, February 16, 2018.  For more information about the month of Adar, please click here.

Join Us For Purim
In order to fulfill the mitzvah of hearing the Megilah Esther, one must hear it at night and during the day.  We will offer two services for Purim, the Purim Evening Service will be on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 8:00 PM EST.  The Purim Morning Service will be on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM EST. 

NEW Perek Shirah Page
Perek Shirah is an ancient text of unknown authorship, although many commentaries attribute it to King David. It takes the form of a list of eighty-four elements of the natural world. Everything in creation praises its Creator. The lessons can assist us on our journey. Rabbi Eliezer said, Anyone who involves themselves with Perek Shirah in this world, merits saying it in the next world. Kabbalah4All will be working on a new photo each week with a verse until we complete all 84. Click Here to go to our new Perek Shirah page.
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