On Shavuot we celebrate the marriage of heaven and earth. The Zohar, 12th century mystical opus, describes the cosmic dance between us and the divine feminine and masculine as we engage in all-night Torah study. We are forever changed by our interactions in the rarefied realm of Shekhina and The Holy One of Blessing. Let’s delve into the Zohar’s description of the esoteric happenings on this eve of Shavuot.
Rabbi SaraLeya Schley, ordained in 2005 by the ALEPH-Jewish Renewal Ordination Program, is currently associated with Wilderness Torah, Chochmat HaLev, Kol HaEmek and the Shalom Hartman Institute. Her passions are prayer and the study of Hebrew mystical texts.