Summary of Judaism, and Mitzvos 1-3 of 613

With Hashem’s help 

Shalom U’bracha

for the Elevation of the Soul of Reb Chaim Shmuel Ben Arron of blessed memory 

the president of the United States takes pride in his hair 

As a Jew I have 2 parts of my hair, to be proud of, that are even greater than the president's hair, 

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Let’s begin with the summary of all of Judaism: 

the summary of all Judaism is: be objectively dignified (meaning be Gdly, do what G-d Almighty wants): 

In other words That you as a Jew are obligated to dignify yourself and G-d Almighty by treating everyone/everything including yourself, with the dignity they objectively deserve, 

Or as Hillel more than 2,000 years ago summarized the whole Torah by saying “what you would hate for yourself do not do to your fellow, this is the whole Torah (your fellow meaning Hashem or another Jew) 

And that the rest of the Torah explains what is hated, what is objectively disgraceful” 

Now, let us quickly, in short, go through the behaviors, which in this subjective physical world, are objectively dignified, (G-d Almighty’s will) they are split into 613 general behaviors  / Mitzvos, it can be seen from part of the words of the blessing we say on the Mitzvos: Asher Kidishanu B’mitzvosav, meaning: the one who made us holy, made us dignified, with his commandments. 

That the Mitzvos are that through what G-d Almighty made us holy made us dignified. 

 (He dignified us through 1. the opportunity to serve Him, and 2. the Mitzvos themselves also make us objectively dignified (when we do them without an ulterior motive))

With Hashem’s help we will go through them in the order the Rambam more than 800 years ago went through them in his Mishna Torah 

Today with Hashem’s help we will go through the first 3 

1.    The Mitzvah to know that G-d Almighty exists 

2.    The Mitzvah not to think that there is another G-d 

3.    And the Mitzvah to know that G-d Almighty is ONE   

The first one The Mitzvah to know that G-d Almighty exists 

Is also the first of the 10 commandments To fulfill this Mitzvah one would probably need to know what G-d means, So let us clarify: 

in short G-d Almighty is all powerful (almighty), unchanging perfect Dignity, which brought into existence and is keeping in existence (powering) all that exists, He is the only thing that truly exists 

You can learn more about G-d Almighty by studying Chassidus and/or Kabolo 

From where it can be summarized, that to create from Himself, this physical subjective world with free choice for Jews, and to keep it in existence: 

G-d-Almighty / perfect-Dignity has dimensions, in Himself, made from Himself, but from the point of view of these dimensions, G-d Almighty’s complete dignity is almost completely blocked, (meaning the dimensions do not see, do not recognize, G-d Almighty’s full, limitless Dignity) In the first dimension, there is another dimension which does not see the previous dimension’s complete dignity, and so on 

These dimensions are split into 4 general dimension, into 4 general worlds of Dignity, worlds of G-dliness, 

Each dimension is split into 10 general levels, (similar to how the soul is split into 10 levels) 

And through the Jews choosing to behave with dignity, (and physically doing so), in the very near future G-d Almighty’s essence the perfect dignity will be revealed in this physical world. (but as was said above G-d Almighty does not change, so this will only be a change in our dimension and our perspective, a change in the perspective of our dimension.) 

We can also learn what G-d Almighty is from what it says the code of Jewish Law, the code of Dignity, called the 

Shulchan Aruch, meaning “a set table” where “the way to behave, in a dignified way” is placed, is explained clearly before you, as a set table ready to be eaten from is set before a person, it explains there, the meanings of some of G-d Almighty’s names (while discussing the Law, that while we bless G-d Almighty we need to concentrate on what we are saying (similar to what I need to do when reading this for you :-))  It explains there, the meaning of one of G-d Almighty’s Names as: the one who exist, who Was, Is and Will be. The meaning of another: the one who is the master of everything. A third: the one who is powerful and mighty, and has the power (He is almighty) in all the above dimensions (worlds) and in this physical world 

How does this Mitzvah (to know that Gd Almighty) exists fit the summery of Judaism mentioned before?  In other words, (In addition to the fact that the most dignified thing to do is to serve and fulfill the commandments of the most dignified being (G-d Almighty)) How does the knowledge that G-d Almighty exists, dignify a Jew (or how is not knowing this hateful, how is not knowing this disgraceful)? We can guess the answer: That it is hateful, it is disgraceful to G-d 

Almighty not to give Him the minimum dignity He deserves, to know that He exists. And even if we ignore this point, since a Jew living in this world usually learns about reality, it is dignified behavior to know the true reality. 

Today’s second Mitzvah, not to think that there exists another god It is the

second of the 10  commandments 

Again, how is thinking that there exists another god disgraceful for a Jew, or hateful/disgraceful to G-d Almighty? The answer seems simple: that Obviously thinking that there is another god (meaning that there is an independent power) is hateful to G-d Almighty, (especially after He commanded one not to.) And even ignoring that, for one to cheat oneself into thinking that there is an independent power when in reality

there isn’t, is objectively disgraceful, because truth is dignified, and lying/cheating is disgraceful all the more so if one is cheating himself and on such an important topic. 

Today’s third Mitzvah is to know that 

G-d Almighty is ONE 

It is the first commandment in the Shma To know that G-d Almighty is not a body or made out of parts that He is the only power there is, that He is ONE Maybe it is related to dignity, because being One is His greatness, so it is the respect, it is the dignity G-d Almighty deserves that a Jew know how great He is. And also, just as above, it is objectively dignified behavior to know the most important details of reality. 

May you be successful in being  Dignified / in being G-dy, 

P.S. Now Regarding the paiyos There is a Mitzvah not to round the edges of your head 

By a man the part of hair which does not give a round (straight) edge to your hair from the hairless area behind your ear until the hairless forehead, cannot be removed (shaved off or even cut off), you cannot even remove it from a male child (who is not obligated in Mitzvos, who is not obligated, to be dignified, to care for objective dignity) How is this related to objective dignity maybe because paiyos are similar to the Mane of a lion (which dignifies the lion) and by removing it from oneself or a Jewish male one is doing a disgraceful deed by decreasing the dignity a Jewish male objectively deserves, and disgracing G-d Almighty, disgracing Objective Dignity by demonstrating that regarding this He is not important With Hashem’s help when we get to this Mitzvah again, in our above-mentioned order I will provide a little more details regarding it. 

Be Dignified, Be G-dly, and may G-d Almighty bless you 

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