In the hierarchy of body and soul, the soul is intuitively regarded as superior. A spiritual experience would seem to belong in the domain of the soul, not the body. Indeed, one may argue that to experience the spirit you need to let go of the material body. So where does that leave our bodies? In the cosmic scheme, is the body useless or even bad? Certainly not. Join best-selling author and counselor-to-thousands Rabbi Simon Jacobson for a three-minute talk about the body’s great spiritual potential. Using the example of eating a meal, Rabbi Jacobson explains how the body can help the soul create a better world.
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