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I had a friend look into this and he messaged me as follows: I'm not such an expert of Arizal seforim but it seems a source for this is Pri Eitz Chaim Shaar Chag Hamatzos Perek Zayin, and the top matza is chochmo, second is bina and the bottom is daas. This would mean that the Cohen matza correspons to chochma, the Levi to bina and the Yisrael to da'as....


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I will enumerate a couple of commandments from the Sefer Hachinuch. Facial hear. Not to shave the edges of the beard. there are 5 edges (252). Not to eat blood from animals and beards. To cover the blood after cutting animals (not cattle) and birds throat. Numerous mitsvot concerning springling blood of sacrifices on the altar. Numerous mitsvot concerning ...


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After doing a bit of looking into the topic, I think I may have found some sources to answer this question. I'll wait until others comment, to hear what they think, before I select this as the correct answer. As discussed in this Chabad article and this question, there are five levels of the soul: nefesh, ruach, neshamah, chaya, and yechidah. As mentioned ...


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Another point mentioned by Rabbi Aryeh Kaplan here: Around three years ago, someone came to me and asked me to translate parts of a manuscript of Rabbi Yitzchok deMin Acco, known as Otzar HaChaim. There is only one complete copy of this manuscript in the world, and this is in the Guenzberg Collection in the Lenin Library in Moscow. This person ...



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