On November 23, 2019 was the annual convention of Lubavitch Chabad Chassidism gathering together at their headquarters at 770 Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn, N.Y. Over 5000 emissaries from all over the world gathered together for this celebration devoted to the strengthening of Judaism and the final redemption of the World through the coming of the Messiah.
Each of the twelve tribes in the camp of Israel had a flag. All nations in the world have a flag. These flags are displayed at the entrance to the United Nations Building in New York. Two flags out of these flags have a special spiritual connection. They are the flag of America and the flag of Israel.
On the 5th of the Jewish month of Av which falls out this year on August 8, 2019 is celebrated the memorial date of the Kabballist from the city of Zefat in the Galilee. People will come from all over the world to pray at his grave site in the Old Cemetary in Zefat on this day. Rabbi Yitchok Luria became famous even in the gentile world through the kabbala centers of Rabbi Philip Berg where in California the famous singer Madonna became interested in his teachings.
Rabbi Nachman of Breslov writes in his most foremost work Likutei Maharon, “Each and every righteous saint is in the likeness of the Messiah.”
The Messiah of Freedom, the Messiah of Song, the Messiah of Peace are all from the same source. They are all one and connected to God. The Messiah is by definition a man, a human being. Like all people he comes into the world which is temporary with two maternal parents. The life of the Messiah is temporary seventy years, until 120 years according to the wishes of God.
Madonna arrived in Israel early this week to perform at the Eurovision Festival in Tel Aviv. After two back to back concerts, she wrapped her tour with a visit Thursday night to Safed tomb of the holy saint the Arizal. Many years ago she became interested in Kabbalah Jewish mysticism.
The Arizal Rabbi Isaac Luria lived in the city of Safed in the 1500s where he became famous as a teacher of Jewish Mysticism. Safed is located near the village of Meron where is buried Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai the author of the Zohar. The Zohar was discovered in Spain in the 13th Century and dates back to the period in Jewish history shortly after the destruction of the second temple in Jerusalem about 70 CE.