- Nachamu ("console"):
- 1. Tthe haftarah
recited on the Shabbat
following Tishah b'Av, so
called after the first word of the passage recited (Isaiah 40:1-26).
2. The Shabbat on which this haftarah is recited.
- See Ramban.
- 1. Nefesh is the
particular name of the lowest in the five levels of soul described in Kabbalah,
associated with physical vitality.
- 2. The soul in general. See soul.
- 1. An acronym for netzach,
("victory, splendor, foundation")
- 2. The third triad of sefirot,
which together constitute the attributes of behavior (see Chabad,
- Neilah ("Locking"):
- Neila is the final prayer
service recited on Yom Kippur
prior to the "locking of the gates of prayer."
- Nekudah ("point"):
- Nekudah is the
Kabbalistic referent for an undeveloped and instable element of reality.
- The second stage in the
development of the world of Atzilut.
- 1. The Neshama is the
?breath of life? that G-d breathed into the first man; the third of the
five levels of soul, associated with the vitality of intelligence.
- 2.The third of the five levels
of the soul.
- 3. The soul in general. See soul.
- Nesirah ("sawing
- Nesirah is the process
of separating Adam and Eve (who were initially created connected back to
back) or their spiritual antecedents, Z'eir
Anpin and Nukvei d'Z'eir Anpin, in
order that they may unite as a couple.
- Netzach is the seventh of
the ten sefirot, and the fourth
of the emotive attributes within Creation.
- For further explanation see: The
- The exoteric dimension of the
Torah. Those parts of the Torah that address those aspects of man's
relationship with G-d that are the same for all individuals (or classes
of individuals, such as kohanim, kings, etc.). In its most narrow sense:
Jewish law and its Talmudic process of derivation.
Contrasted with "nistar" ("hidden"), the parts of
the Torah that address personal or private aspects of man's relationship
with G-d, the inner life of the soul, and so forth.--Nigleh
- The first of the twelve months
of the Jewish calendar.
- For further explanation see
"Living With the Times"--The
Month of Nissan. Also see the Hebrew
- Notrikun is a method of
interpretation in which a word is seen as comprising the initials or
main consonantal letters of another word or phrase.
d'Ze'ir Anpin ("The female of Ze'ir
- Nukvah d'Ze'ir Anpin is
the partzuf of malchut.
- For further explanation see The
World of Nukvah d'Ze'ir Anpin.
- Nun is the 14th letter
of the Hebrew alphabet.
- For further explanation see Alef-Beit
- Also see: The
Mystical Significance of the Hebrew Letters (including an image and
audio pronunciation of each letter).