Kabbalah Pod

Kabbalah Pod

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Shalom! Tune in to experience Kabbalah within Orthodox Judaism via an unorthodox method, integrating both yeshivish and chassidic styles to provide a holistic approach to connecting to HaShem in an intimate relationship. This is a beginner’s approach basic to Kabbalah concepts and relational living with the intention of immediate and practical application in your own life. - Dr. Yoni This podcast is a project of YidBrik - Building Jewish Bridges. Learn more at YidBrik.com/Kabbalah. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/support


80: Spiritual Work Without Spirituality
Dec 9 • 14 min
Spirituality is an essential part of any meaningful spiritual work. To lack spirituality deprives the work of meaning. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
79: Highest Level of Torah
Dec 2 • 10 min
The Ramchal calls Kabbalah the highest level of Torah. What are the implications of this statement? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
78: Meditation & Single-Tasking
Nov 25 • 12 min
Life is busy. We’re everywhere doing everything. Multitasking. And it’s bad for us. Slow your roll and consider being meditative instead. Have kevana. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —-…
77: Heart & Mind
Nov 19 • 12 min
Some days are better than others. Some days, our hearts and minds are in sync. Other days, they aren’t. When we feel that our heart and our mind are not in sync, that is when need to trust in HaShem. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest…
76: The Mountain High and the Valley Low
Nov 11 • 12 min
In this episode, I discuss the mountaintop experience of the holidays compared to the everyday life in the valley. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
75: Shabbos featuring Guest Eliyahu
Nov 4 • 15 min
In this episode my guest speaker and I discuss Shabbos and part of how we make it special. Featuring Eliyahu. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
74: 100 Brachos
Oct 30 • 9 min
Many brachos do we need each day? That’s a great question on the letter of the law versus the intent of the law, and in this cause more of a recommended guideline. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
73: Walls and Struggles
Oct 23 • 11 min
You can go through every wall and obstacle in your way, as long as you recognize it’s not really there. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/support
72: Sukkos and Our Temporal Nature
Oct 16 • 12 min
Our lives are temporary, but it does not mean our spiritual growth has to be. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/support
71: Give It Your All - Yom Kippur
Oct 7 • 10 min
Take what you gained over this holiday and keep moving forward. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/support
70: Insignificant Mitzvos
Oct 2 • 11 min
No mitzvah is Insignificant if the relationship is healthy. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/support
69: Connect This Rosh Hashana
Sep 23 • 13 min
So many details for the new year, so don’t forget to be in relation with HaShem and identify how that relationship can grow this next year. —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
68: The Greatest Wisdom is Not to Be Wise
Sep 16 • 12 min
Wisdom doesn’t cut it when facing G-d. By the very un-nature of Ayn Sof, we have to go beyond wisdom. Rebbe Nachman shares profound insight on what HaShem really seeks from us. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
67: Elevate the Meal
Sep 9 • 11 min
Food is a way for us to connect the physical and spiritual through brachos and mindfulness. Specifically, kosher food in a CJOTH lifestyle. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a…
66: Elul and Personal Progress
Sep 2 • 11 min
It’s that time again: taking stock of where you are. This year, find yourself, not someone else’s view of you, and work on your relationship with HaShem. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —-…
65: Thunder and Lightning
Aug 26 • 12 min
Are you a fan of storms? I am. I love thunderstorms. I love the booms and flashes of lightning. They’re simply amazing. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
64: Tov and Hara
Aug 19 • 12 min
What is a dualistic nature? Let’s explore man’s dualistic creative ability and how they need to be in harmony. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
63: Object of Our Faith
Aug 12 • 16 min
Where is your faith, in HaShem and the creative ability to heal or in Tylenol? We can take pain medication, but only trust in G-d for the ability to heal. After all, HaShem creates the world every minute. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The…
62: Tisha B’Av and Teshuva
Aug 5 • 15 min
This Tisha B’Av, don’t look for an angry man in the sky. That’s Avoda Zarah. Look instead for redemption and repentance, taking us forward in our collective yahrzeit to a greater future. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a…
61: Too Much or Too Little Faith
Jul 29 • 18 min
Faith in everything? Faith in nothing? How about a holistic, mandorla harmonization? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support…
60: Joy, Teshuva, and the Three Weeks
Jul 22 • 13 min
How does joy connect with teshuva, and what does that have to do with the Three Weeks? Let’s unpack some thoughts of Rabbi Nachman and look to King David for insight. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
59: Spiritually Developed or Striving for Truth?
Jul 15 • 11 min
Who should we learn from and when? Must a chavrusa be an expert, or just one who desires to learn? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
58: Everywhere and in Everything
Jul 8 • 11 min
HaShem is Ayn Sof. How does that computer in a physical and finite realm? Where is G-d? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message…
57: Attaching One’s Thoughts
Jul 1 • 13 min
To have relationship with HaShem requires attaching ourselves to Him. How? By our thoughts. Then how? By those above us. Stand on the shoulders of giants. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app…
56: Inspiration of Modim
Jun 24 • 12 min
What inspires us to give thanks? Better yet, who and why? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
55: BDB & CJOTH
Jun 17 • 16 min
Lots of acronyms but essential way of living and Kabbalistic integration. Be good, Do good, and Be holy. Consciously and Joyously Observant of Torah and Halacha. Tune in and harmonize with me. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to…
54: Open My Lips
Jun 11 • 8 min
A simple phrase at the start of Shemoneh Esrei (Amidah) sets the stage for how we ought to come before HaShem’s throne. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
53: Mattan Torah
Jun 6 • 18 min
As Sefiras HaOmer concludes, we look forward to Mattan Torah. Tune in to this cumulative discussion on Sefiros, Torah, and Tikkun Olam relation to Counting the Omer. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
52: Week Seven of the Omer
Jun 3 • 13 min
Let’s chat about the Omer, Sefiros, and the unification of Malchus. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
51: Week Six of the Omer
May 27 • 18 min
Let’s chat about the Omer, Sefiros, and the unification of Yesod. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
50: Week Five of the Omer
May 20 • 18 min
Let’s chat about the Omer, Sefiros, and the unification of Hod. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
49: Week Four of the Omer
May 15 • 28 min
Let’s chat about the Omer, Sefiros, and the unification of Netzach. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
48: Week Three of the Omer
May 6 • 15 min
Let’s chat about the Omer, Sefiros, and the unification of Tiferes. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
47: Week Two of the Omer
May 2 • 15 min
Let’s chat about the Omer, Sefiros, and the unification of Gevurah. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
46: Week One of the Omer
Apr 29 • 21 min
Let’s chat about the Omer, Sefiros, and the unification of Chesed. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
45: Counting the Omer
Apr 24 • 15 min
It’s Pesach, which means it’s time to count the Omer. This simple statement during arvit has major Kabbalistic implications. Let’s take a gander… —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in…
44: The Four Sons & PaRDeS
Apr 15 • 9 min
The Pesach Haggadah tells us of four sons. The PaRDeS Aggadah tells us of four men that journeyed through the four levels of the garden. These narratives are metaphors to show us a path. Do you see the connection? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor:…
43: Education vs Experience
Apr 8 • 10 min
The bird in the pan or the bird in the bush? PhD or MD? Where does Kabbalah fit in? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support…
42: Revisiting Balance vs Harmony
Apr 2 • 8 min
Balance isn’t the right Kabbalistic concept - Harmony is. It’s an essential difference that changes how we understand yachad - unity - and HaShem. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send…
41: Lifecycle & Leavening
Mar 25 • 9 min
Pesach is coming. We clear the physical of chametz, but what does it mean to deal with spiritual leavening as well? Tune in to find out! —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice…
40: Shalom as a Mantra
Mar 18 • 11 min
Learn more about TM, Jewish TM, mantras, and shalom in this episode. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
39: You Get What You Give
Mar 12 • 7 min
We reap what we sow. Just like a bank account, there is a return on dividends, in a way. How much do we invest in our pursuit of relationship with HaShem? That helps define the quality and depth of our spiritual tether. —- This episode is sponsored by ·…
38: Beyond the Mask - the Power of Purim
Mar 5 • 5 min
Drinking, masks, and costumes. Is this really all Purim is about, or is there something more? Tune in to this episode to learn about the power of Purim, beyond the mask… —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
37: Rabbi & Rebbe
Feb 26 • 5 min
In this episode I discuss the mandorla roles of Rabbi and Rebbe. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
36: Deaf & Mute
Feb 18 • 3 min
The resonant harmony of Torah requires us to hear and speak. How does this affect those both deaf and mute? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
35: Meditative Prayer
Feb 11 • 4 min
Or is it prayerful meditation? You’ll have to decide for yourself. This episode hashes out a prayer and meditation concept by Rabbi Nachman Breslov. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send…
34: The Meaning of Parsha Mishpatim
Feb 8 • 4 min
Why all these civil laws in the midst of religious life? What’s that have to do with being Jewish? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
33: Havdalah
Jan 7 • 6 min
Judaism teaches separating sacred and mundane. How does that apply in our lives? Can we take it too far? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
32: Gates & Tehillim
Dec 24, 2018 • 3 min
There are 50 gates to HaShem and mankind can access 49 of them. When we can’t find our gate, what do we turn to? The Psalms. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
31: The Brace
Dec 17, 2018 • 6 min
Rabbinic fences have value. My own experiential metaphor of the brace connects. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this…
30: Habit
Dec 13, 2018 • 7 min
I’ve been off the air due to an accident. During this time l learned the value, and struggle, of habits. Tune in to learn more. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
29: Eliezer and Meditative Prayer
Nov 5, 2018 • 6 min
We see one of the first direct references to meditation being connected to prayer in Parasha Chaiyay Sarah. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
28: Pittsburgh
Oct 30, 2018 • 3 min
Time the time to mourn. We are mishpacha - family. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
27: Balance & Harmony
Oct 23, 2018 • 5 min
Don’t rely on just knowledge, emotion, or spirituality to connect to HaShem. Find a holistic and unified approach. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
26: O What A Wondrous World
Oct 15, 2018 • 8 min
Take a moment and enjoy the beauty and magnificence of creation. Transform it into praise. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message…
25: Commercialization
Oct 4, 2018 • 5 min
Don’t judge Judaism by the media - judge it by the Torah. Don’t live a fast food faith - live a meaningful connection to the Infinite. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice…
24: Temporary Dwellings
Sep 26, 2018 • 8 min
Sukkos is a holiday if remembrance and a foreshadow of what’s to come. Our temporary dwelling is more than a sukkah - it’s our life. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice…
23: Kabbalah is Necessary
Sep 21, 2018 • 5 min
Kabbalah is necessary, but credible sources are essential. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
22: Judgement & Grace
Sep 17, 2018 • 4 min
Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur recall holiness and judgement. At the same time, we’re supposed to have faith in a loving G-d. How do we reconcile these opposites? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast.…
21: Meniscus
Sep 4, 2018 • 5 min
Meniscus. A big scientific word for a small spiritual barrier. How do we break through? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message…
20: Rain
Aug 31, 2018 • 5 min
Rain is one of the most beautiful expressions of weather HaShem can give us. However, it needs a harmonious balance. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
19: Living Torah
Aug 20, 2018 • 7 min
We don’t need motivational speakers or snazzy Instagram quotes. We have Torah - our living relationship with HaShem. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
18: Taking Stock in Elul
Aug 13, 2018 • 3 min
In this month of Elul we take stock. We seek relationship with HaShem. Take advantage of that jump-start and keep it going throughout the year. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a…
17: Words Matter
Aug 8, 2018 • 7 min
How we act and speak has spiritual impact. Listen to learn more about this circle. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support…
16: Time and Place
Jul 24, 2018 • 4 min
In this episode, I discuss the spiritual association of Tisha B’Av on the calendar. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support…
15: Hidden Art
Jul 20, 2018 • 8 min
Relationship with HaShem isn’t an equation - it’s an art form. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
14: Three Weeks
Jul 17, 2018 • 6 min
In this episode I talk about the Three Weeks from an inner heart perspective. How do these twenty-one days impact you? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
13: Echad
Jul 11, 2018 • 6 min
The Shema is a statement. Is it One, Alone, or One & Only? How about all of them? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support…
12: The Danger of Kabbalah…?
Jul 8, 2018 • 7 min
In this episode we discuss what is dangerous, and what is safe, in Kabbalah and meditation. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message…
11: Don’t Get Caught on the Small Things
Jul 2, 2018 • 6 min
Judaism is not a checklist - it’s a relationship. Find beauty in the mitzvoth and help others succeed too. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
10: Davening
Jun 27, 2018 • 6 min
Prayer is a critical part of a relationship with HaShem. Davening is our manual and starter’s guide. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…
9: Inner Wonders
Jun 26, 2018 • 4 min
The body is an amazing wonder we often overlook. That is why we need to say Asher Yatzar. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message…
8: Ascend
Jun 25, 2018 • 5 min
How do we ascend? How do we live how HaShem wants us to? It’s easier than you may think. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message…
7: Expectations & Impact
Jun 21, 2018 • 3 min
In this episode I discuss my visit to the Kotel and how it impacted me. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
6: Meaning To The Action
Jun 21, 2018 • 3 min
Orthodox Judaism tells us what and how. But what about the why? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
5: Keeping Sinai in Our Hearts
May 24, 2018 • 5 min
Don’t let the mountaintop experience fade away when you experience the valleys of everyday life. Keep it real and in your heart, everyday. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a…
4: Approaching Sinai
May 18, 2018 • 3 min
Make this Shavuos a special time to connect. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast:…
3: Being the Child
May 16, 2018 • 4 min
Are we G-d’s Children? —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/support
2: Chocolate & Repercussions
May 11, 2018 • 3 min
When we save a sin for later. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/kabbalah/support
1: Who and What is Kabbalah Pod?
May 9, 2018 • 6 min
In this introductory episode, meet Yoni, learn what this podcast is about, and how Yoni is qualified to talk on the subject. —- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app —- Send in a voice message:…