Ki Tisa: Getting Lost, Awareness and the Root of Sin

Posted by James Jacobson-Maisels on March 14, 2017
Topics: Pardes from Jerusalem, Ki Tisa

In this podcast, through the teachings of the Piaseczner Rebbe, Rabbi Dr. James Jacobson-Maisels explores how the ways we act harmfully are rooted in our forgetting of who we are and the many distractions which cause us to lose our center, our connection to the divine, and our awareness of our own belovedness. The cure for our forgetfulness is awareness or genuine knowing (da’at) which is a kind of knowledge rooted in our body and hearts as well as our minds.

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About James Jacobson-Maisels

James grew up outside Hershey, PA and in Bloomfield Hills, MI. He is adjunct faculty of Jewish Thought and Mysticism and Jewish Spiritual Practices and Meditation at the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, and also teaches at Yeshivat Hadar in New York City at Haifa University and at the Hannaton Educational and Spiritual Center in the Galilee. Click here to read more.

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