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Selected texts and preliminary English translations from Or haMe'ir, sermons on the Torah Portions, the Scrolls and the Festivals by Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomir, student of Dov Ber of Mezeritch.
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Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomir on Exodus 25:1-2 (Parasha Terumah), from Or Ha-Me'ir
In everything in the world, even in eating, drinking and worldly business, there is a hint of Wisdom, which can incite the wise one to divine service.
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Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomir on Exodus 33:11 (Parasha Ki Tissa, from Or haMe'ir)
Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomir explains that worshipping HaShem can only be complete if it does not only consist of elevated thoughts, but also takes into account lower, earthly "clothings" of Torah
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Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomir on Song of Songs 5:13 (from Or haMe'ir)
Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomir on Song of Songs 5:13, from Or ha-Meir. He deals with Revelation at Sinai, where Moses brings the Torah from the aspect of Voice to that of Speech. This Revelation continues today, and the Tsaddikim now have a similar role as Moses had then.
Stephan Claassen114 ViewsMay 27, 2024Revelation
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Ze'ev Wolf of Zhitomir on Song of Songs 1:13, (from Or haMe'ir)
The Tsaddikim are as the breast of the Torah, feeding the Assembly of Israel and producing ever new taste according to the needs of the generation.
Stephan Claassen98 ViewsJune 8, 2024Torah,Revelation,Tsaddik
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