Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Repair the world Tikkum Olam 174 1044

The cosmic drama of Tikun in Lurianic Kabbalah inspired the 16th-18th century popular Jewish imagination, explaining contemporary oppression and supporting messiah claimants but the most important Tikun is to have peace and order in Creation. The revivalist Hasidic movement, from the 18th century onwards, internalised esoteric Lurianism through its own concern with experiencing Divine Omnipresence amidst daily material life. The terminology of the modern Jewish ideal of Tikkun Olam ("Fixing the World"), popularised by Reform Judaism, is taken from the Lurianic concept, but applied more widely to ethical activism in contemporary society.

"Tikkun Olam" = 127 (English Ordinal)31st prime
"Tikkun Olam" = 37 (Full Reduction)
"Tikkun Olam" = 143 (Reverse Ordinal)
"Tikkun Olam" = 470 (Jewish)
"Tikkun Olam" = 119 (Jewish Ordinal)
"Fixing the World" = 174 (English Ordinal)
"Fixing the World" = 1044 (English Sumerian)

Tikkun olam (Hebrew: תיקון עולם‬ "repair of the world") is a concept in Judaism, interpreted in Orthodox Judaism as the prospect of overcoming all forms of idolatry, and by other Jewish denominations as an aspiration to behave and act constructively and beneficially.

Documented use of the term dates back to the Mishnaic period. Since medieval times, kabbalistic literature has broadened use of the term. In the modern era, among the post Haskalah Ashkenazi movements, tikkun olam is the idea that Jews bear responsibility not only for their own moral, spiritual, and material welfare, but also for the welfare of society at large. To the ears of contemporary pluralistic Rabbis, the term connotes "the establishment of Godly qualities throughout the world".

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