michael berg kabbalah scholar


  • In the portion Shmini, on the eighth day, Moses thinks that he might be the High Priest, but, as it says in the Midrash, the Creator instead tells...read more
  • In the portion Toldot, Isaac and Rebecca have two sons: Jacob, the righteous and elevated son, and Esau, the lower one. When their mother, Rebecca,...read more
  • "Love your neighbor as yourself."  This is often said to be the main teaching of spirituality, but the kabbalists speak of a level of love,...read more
  • Michael discusses what is necessary to reveal the true and ultimate blessings into our lives. CLICK HERE to watch the entire lesson on Kabbalah...read more
  • Moses uses the names Hashem Elohim; the Tetragrammaton is the name of mercy, while Elohim is the name of judgment. Rashi, the great kabbalist and...read more
  • In three months, all the work of building the Tabernacle, the Mishkan, is finished, and the Israelites are waiting for it to be put together. They go...read more
  • Michael explores how we are all interconnected and how even the most spiritual among us need others in our life if we are to truly transform and...read more
  • It is very interesting where the portion of Mishpatim appears in the Torah. At the end of the previous portion, Yitro, there was the Revelation at...read more
  • Some call it the “love holiday,” or the “day of soul mates.” The Talmud calls it “the most joyous day of the year.” While there are many different...read more
  • Often in life, we try to decide whether something should or should not be done; whether something is the right move or the right decision. It is...read more
  • This week’s portion, the first in the book of Deuteronomy, begins “elehha devarim,” meaning “these are the words.” Moses is soon leaving this world,...read more
  • The portion of Chukat begins zot Chukat haTorah, which literally translated means, “this is the law of the Torah. “ Onkelos, the great translator of...read more
  • The Shabbat of Tazria/Metzora is significant because two portions are read together, intertwining many of the lessons and Light that we receive this...read more
  • Shemot, “names,” is the name of both this week’s portion and the second book of the Torah, which is also called Exodus. One of the teachings in this...read more
  • This week’s portion is the first time we see someone, Jacob, living a physical life. Abraham did not. Isaac did not. Both of them, although they had...read more
  • Michael discusses how we must be willing to be uncomfortable in order to open the gates of blessing and help others.read more
  • Frequently things in life are exciting in the beginning and then they lose their excitement over time. Most people are more in love on the first date...read more
  • Sometimes it breaks over us like a slow-moving wave, other times it strikes as suddenly as lightning. The cause may be hidden or all too obvious:...read more
  • One of the gifts the month of Cancer is the ability to be sensitive towards the pain of others. Usually, when we see somebody else in pain, we try to...read more

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