Archive for the ‘Lillith and Power Feminism’ Category

The exile of the Shekinah is the exile of the Erotic into the Sexual: Marc Gafni

Posted on: September 21st, 2008 by Marc Gafni No Comments

In this blog we want to provide some deep context in sources of hebrew wisdom for this core idea that that the exile of the shekinah is in one expression, the exile of the erotic into the sexual. This is important so follow closely my friends. {This ...

What is Original in our Book on Lilith?

Posted on: June 27th, 2008 by Marc Gafni 1 Comment

Setting the Record Straight on the Authorship of the Book Lilith and Other Intellectual Property and Egoic Issues The first part of this post addresses the content and ideas in the Lilith book. The second part of this post addresses the sadly false c ...

Lillith Poem

Posted on: February 2nd, 2008 by Marc Gafni No Comments

An Offering of Words in Honor of Lillith: Throw away All your begging bowls at God’s door, For I have heard the beloved Prefers sweet threatening shouts, Something of the order of: “Hey Beloved, My heart is a raging volcano Of love for yo ...

The Fifth Gate: Completing the Circle

Posted on: January 20th, 2008 by Marc Gafni No Comments

Chapter 21: Ruth, the Moabite from the book by Ohad Ezrachi and Marc Gafni When Boaz decides to marry Ruth, the Moabite, the elders of Bethlehem, who sit by the gates of the city, bless him with an exceptional blessing: All the people at the gate and ...

The Fourth Gate: Reincarnations

Posted on: January 20th, 2008 by Marc Gafni 4 Comments

Chapter 16: Reincarnation as a Sifting of Good and Evil from the book by Ohad Ezrachi and Marc Gafni According to Lurianic Kabbalah, the holy sparks that exist inside every one of us are almost invisible to the naked eye. One ventures upon the spirit ...

The Third Gate: Upper Leah and the Women of “Binah”

Posted on: January 20th, 2008 by Marc Gafni No Comments

Chapter 10: Leah, The Scholarly Woman from the book by Ohad Ezrachi and Marc Gafni In this gate we will look at how the Ari defines the unique nature of partzuf Leah. We will observe how, by sanctifying the image of partzuf Leah, the Ari facilitated ...

The Second Gate: Leah is Lillith

Posted on: January 18th, 2008 by Marc Gafni 1 Comment

Chapter 5: Biblical Figures Unlock the Divine from the book by Ohad Ezrachi and Marc Gafni Those who see Lillith as the first feminist are following in the footsteps of the Ari. For, in the writings of the Kabbalists who preceded the Ari, Lillith is ...

The First Gate: Why Lillith?

Posted on: November 24th, 2007 by Marc Gafni 4 Comments

The following is a translation of the Hebrew Book, Lillith; A Re-Reading of Feminine Shadow, by Ohad Ezrahi and Marc Gafni, published in 2005. In regard to the nature of this partnership, see the note below. Ohad has written a note about this on his ...