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Letters of Light
A Mystical Journey Through The Alef-Beis

Aaron L. Raskin

Ritual, Prayer & Spirituality, Text & Thought

A kabbalistic look at the Hebrew letters and the meanings behind the letters. Each letter will be examined in terms of design, gematria, and Hebrew meaning through the lenses of Midrash, Talmud, Kabbalah and Chassidic philosophy. We will illustrate how the letters continue to be a source of creation, reflection, prayer and inspiration in our everyday lives. No prior experience of Hebrew is required.

Aaron L. Raskin

Chabad Lubavitch of Brooklyn Heights

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Aaron L. Raskin is a rabbi who comes from a long line of prominent rabbis. His grandfather, Rabbi Jacob J. Hecht was the Lubavitcher Rebbe’s official translator. Aaron Raskin is the rabbi of Congregation B'nai Avraham, author of 'Letters of Light', and co-author of "The Rabbi & The CEO: The 10 Commandments for 21st Century Leaders." He lives in Brooklyn Heights with his wife Shternie and their 6 children.

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