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As a carpenter employs tools to build a home, so G-d utilized the 22 letters of the Hebrew Alphabet, the alef-beis, to form heaven and earth.

These letters are the metaphorical wood, stone and nails, corner posts and crossbeams of our earthly and spiritual existence.

In Letters of Light, Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin explores the essence of these holy letters, illustrating how they continue to be a source of creation, reflection, prayer, and inspiration in our everyday lives.

Each letter is examined in terms of its design, gematria (numerical value), and Hebrew meaning. Rabbi Raskin's insights are guided by the rich foundations of Chasidic philosophy, particularly by the illuminations of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, the seventh Lubavitcher Rebbe.

The result is a unique and insightful exposition of how the 22 letters of the alef-beis can provide wisdom and guidance for every aspect of our lives.

©2003 Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin; Sichos in English (P)2014 Rabbi Aaron L. Raskin

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  • I LOVE Books!
  • 23-02-2018

Love this book!

I love this book. It's truly informative and thought provoking. It's definitely in line with what I've been taught elsewhere.

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  • MoldMaker
  • 30-03-2017

Great

Learned a ton of new stuff about the vowels and letters .Definitely worth the price of purchase and the time.

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  • jacki
  • 24-01-2020

Exallent

This is a really good listen and read I highly recommend this book to anyone wanting to have a more developed relationship with the Hebrew language.

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  • 10-09-2020

Okay but..

The description of the aleph bet was great and the details concerning the letters was amazing, but the part that took away was the constant rhetoric of Jewish source material instead of Torah. To me it would have been better to cite scripture where the letters are used for context instead of citing rabbis and their mysticism.

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  • Teri H
  • 22-01-2019

knowledge

this book is so intetesting.. I've listened to it twice already . history is so very enjoyable to lesrrn.

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  • Don
  • 25-03-2016

should show words to follow along cause some peopl

Should show words to follow along , some people need to see as well as to hearing. Great book

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  • Ruth A. Coleman
  • 02-06-2021

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Inspiring to learn the language and understanding the depth of the Hebrew language and the Torah

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  • Francisco Fontanez
  • 17-05-2021

Great work

Excellent definitions and clear breakdown.
Great overall. My meditation continues on the right path thanks to this work.

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