In this essay, Dr. Julian Ungar-Sargon articulates a vision of what "Galut mentality" looks like. He suggests that it perpetuates the moves that maintain a disconnection within the self, the divorcing of the conscious from the unconscious, and a splitting between ought and is.
In this essay, Dr. Julian Ungar-Sargon discusses the Ropczyce's radical idea that Revelation was connected to the very image making at the dawn of creation and can be thought of as nothing less than human recognition of the Divine.
In this essay, Dr. Julian Ungar-Sargon explores the connection between the Jewish holidays of Purim and Yom Kippur through the Zohar on parshat Tetzaveh and the chassidic masters.
In this essay, Dr. Julian Ungar-Sargon reflects on the meaning of the chapter headings of the Passover Hagadah. He draws on the academic discipline of semiotics to frame the discussion as well as some ideas gleaned from Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach.
In this essay, Dr. Julian Ungar-Sargon explains the concept of Nora Alilut, attributed to the medieval scholar Moses Ibn Ezra. He traces the concept through the world of the chassidic masters and puts his own spin on its resonance in today's day and age.
In this essay, Dr. Julian Ungar-Sargon draws a line from Rebbe Nachman's concept of the Heart and the Zohar's depiction of the anthropomorphized "Ayalta."
In this essay, Dr. Julian Ungar-Sargon examines a Midrash from Eicah Rabbah in which a dramatic story is retold about two enslaved siblings. He draws our attention to the symbolic resonance between the intimacy of the siblings in the story and the Rabbinic understanding of the Divine.