These are challenging times. Many of us are feeling more reactive, less patient, more raw. The Idra Rabbah, a small, beautiful section of the Zohar, imagines a powerful encounter with the Divine to soothe our nervous systems: the healing gaze of the Ancient Holy One. Watch or read below:
Shabbat afternoon talk at Congregation Netivot Shalom for Elul. Sourcesheet is below the video.
Sourcesheet for the talk:
Here’s the paper that I mention in the talk: