DAY INNISSAN OFNASI’SOFFERING
FLAGMEANING IN NAMEMONTH/ BODY SYMBOL
, the blue dye thatwas used for
; on theflag is embroidered a lion,the symbol of royalty (KingDovid & Moshiach)
His name means to give thanks, inspeech
"The new year for kings"; the king rules his people by the power of his speech, as is said "for the wordof the king is his rule."
ינש םויBlack with an embroideredsun and moon; dedicated tothe spiritual world. Black represents a lack of physical possessions.
The master of the "secret" of the Jewishcalendar, "knowers of understandingthe times"; basic nature iscontemplative and serves as the"advisor" to all the brethren
Thought implies contemplation and introspection;also signifies the power of calculation (as in thecalculation of the calendar); the month of counting("
ישילש םויWhite with the embroideryof a ship; this tribe settlesby the water and conductsbusiness overseas; they arededicated to supporting the
study of Yissachar;The white represents theirpure business intentions
explains that the origin of the soul of Zevulun is in
, the levelof the Torah itself, as indicated by thefact that the Ten Commandments possess 620 letters =רתכ (correspondingto the 613 mitzvos together with the 7mitzvos of the sages)
Walking (progress, dynamic) means the sense of continuous, ongoing progress. Each law of theTorah is called a
, from the word "to walk."Our sages interpret the verse: "the walkings of theworld are to Him" (Habakuk 6:4), that he whostudies
daily will surely merit the world tocome
יעיבר םויRed flag symbolizes therevenge to be taken onEdom; symbol is amandrake, a kind of plantthat grows in the wild.
The root "to see"red implies either the fall of man (odem[red] has the same spelling as adam[man]), as in the sin of the golden calf,or the ultimate rise & rectification of man, with the coming of Moshiach
The ability to guard and focus one's eyesightcorrectly is the rectified "sense" of sight; thesummer (the period of
) is the "holiday" of the eyes; one must "guard" one’s eyes to see onlythat which is good (in the world in general and inhis fellow man in particular) and modest
ישימח םויGreen with an embroideryof a city, representingShechem. Shimon'sconquest of the city of Shechem is considered thefirst in the conquest of
"To hear" in Hebrew = "to understand,"to integrate into one's consciousness(into one's heart, in addition to one'smind);
to change depends upon hisinner sense of hearing. "Hear [
O' Israel...." Inner hearing (
inYiddish) comes with the deep sense of humility in the soul
The general rectification of the month of
is therectification of hearing