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From Me to We

“Isaac was forty years old when he married Rebecca the daughter of Bethuel.” (Genesis 25:20) At the age of ninety, after many decades of...

The Kabbalah of Love: Part Two

(Click here to read 'The Kabbalah of Love: Part One'.) Do you long for love? Most of us do. The intimate touch of another soul is the...

The Kabbalah of Love: Part One

Intimate Love. What feelings do these words stir up in you? Longing? Excitement? Pleasure? Fear? Whatever the feeling, if thinking about intimate love...

I'm in love with a married Jewish man; I must be with him...

Rabbi Shlomo Chein: Welcome. I'll be with you in a moment...what's on your mind?Joanne: im in love with a married jewish man, he is my obsession,...

The World To Come: A Preview

Finding a spouse is a process of finding a soul mate. We are taught that the souls of husband and wife derive from a common spiritual soul-essence; it is...

How can I improve and perfect my marriage?

Realizing your spiritual connection with your spouse is the best Kabbalistic tip for improving your joint lives. Yes, marriage is about a lot of worldly...

Why do the Sotah laws apply only to women?

According to biblical law a man may marry more than one woman, but a woman is prohibited from having more than one husband. [Perhaps the reason is so that...

What does the Torah have to say about spousal abuse?

If you are referring to physical abuse, it is forbidden to hit any Jew. The basis of this prohibition is in Deuteronomy.1 As for emotional abuse, it...

Is it ever permitted to lie?

According to halachah it is permitted to "bend the truth" in order to perserve family harmony. G-d demonstrated this1 when He told Abraham...