This is a 10 part series the Rabbi pre-recorded before his sabbatical. One episode will premier each week on Wednesday mornings. Join the Rabbi as he explores Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism. It is sure to be a great learning experience.
A Cup of Kabbalah – Part Ten
by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on August 17, 2022 at 10:00 am
With this final entry, Rabbi Dennis reviews the correspondence between the material and spiritual world. He talks about the divine influences us, and how we play a part in the feedback loop. He also discusses things like Torah and Jerusalem that have divine and worldly presence. At the end of the video, you can find more sources to delve in deeper into any of the topics discussed during this series.
A Cup of Kaballah – Part Nine
by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on August 10, 2022 at 10:00 am
In part 9, Rabbi Dennis addresses bringing G-d, angels, and divinity into our world. He goes over Kabbalistic thought on brining divine into our world through righteous behavior, acts, rituals, and traditions that help us play our part in divine harmony.
A Cup of Kabbalah – Part Eight
by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on August 3, 2022 at 5:00 am
In episode eight of this series, Rabbi Dennis delves into what some deem as the primary purpose of mysticism – ascending or drawing oneself closer to G-d. He touches on some of the most ancient (many continuing to modern times) ideas on ways to accomplish this goal. This is the 1st part in a 2 part in depth dive. Be sure to check out Part Nine for the continuation of this topic.
A Cup of Kabbalah – Part Seven
by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on July 27, 2022 at 2:21 pm
This week, A Cup of Kabbalah explores the idea of the afterlife, the soul, and reincarnation both from a more traditional and Kabbalistic point of view.
A Cup of Kabbalah – Part Six
by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on July 20, 2022 at 4:30 am
Continuing the theme of opposites, the Rabbi goes over syzygy, erotic theology, and the role the famine and masculine play in the divine. He continues by expounding on the role we play in the divine as explained by Kabbalah.
A Cup of Kabbalah – Part Five
by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on July 13, 2022 at 1:00 pm
In this week’s discussion, Rabbi Dennis discusses the opposite and necessary sides of nature and how they are both needed for harmony. He also covers how this opposites are exemplified using anthropomorphic representations of G-d.
A Cup of Kabbalah – Part Four
by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on July 6, 2022 at 9:14 pm
Rabbi Dennis has discussed mysticism and the significance of imagery, number, and letters. This week, he brings it all together with a discussion of the sefirot.
A Cup of Kabbalah – Part Three
by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on June 29, 2022 at 1:00 pm
The Tree of Life, its significance metaphorically, and its importance in Jewish ideals and vision are the topic for this third part of the series. Rabbi Dennis delves into its representation and importance in regard to the sacredness of Judaism and Jewish life.
A Cup of Kabbalah – Part Two
by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on June 22, 2022 at 1:00 pm
In part two of his series on Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism, Rabbi Dennis begins the discussion of the cosmic and mystical understanding of letters and numbers and the significance attributed as such. He discusses the divine power of words as addressed in the Sefer Yetzirah. This session covers the power of words including that of G-d’s name itself. The material is still at the introductory level and should be easy to consume for all watchers.
A Cup of Kabbalah – Part One
by Congregation Kol Ami – Flower Mound, Texas on June 15, 2022 at 8:25 pm
Rabbi Dennis introduces views to the idea and definition of Kabbalah and Jewish mysticism.