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Spiritual meaning of fasting: Yom Kippur is a taste of this future world of reverse biology. We will be sustained by hunger, and will experience other unnatural phenomena.
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The three weeks between the first attack on the Holy Temple and the final destruction are a time concentrate on healing by addressing the root of the issue.
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On Yom Kippur we fast and pray, on Purim we party. Yet the Zohar sees the two days as intrinsically similar.
Purim derives its name from the lots cast by Haman. It is not some incidental detail but the single event that most expresses what Purim represents.
With their joy the Jews rejected their uniqueness as a nation under the special protection of G-d. To save the Jews Esther knew they had to reconnect to G-d
Adar is the month of joyous transformation, the month with the “nullifying power” of sixty. The power to transform an undesirable — even destructive — force into a nourishing joy and delight.
The ‘strait’ of mourning & repentance between the 17th of Tammuz & the 9th of Av is a mechanism for increased productivity that will yield the Messianic Age
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The Rebbe suggests how we should use the fast day of the 10th of Tevet to intensify our spiritual security, which in turn reinforces our material security.