AIR

Avir • אויר

Some say that the climate and geography of the Holy Land, with its seasonal rain and hilly terrain, drew our ancestors’ gazes heavenward. Air is completely pervasive and essential to life yet invisible. It is as close as our breath (in here) and as vast as the heavens (up there). Wind (Ruah רוח), air in motion, became the Hebrew word for Spirit and another name for the Divine: Ruah Ha-Kodesh, the Holy Spirit.

Through this portal are Gateways that explore symbols of air.

Banner Photo: Sky, by Rabbi Julie Hilton Danan.

Choose your Gateway of Air to explore:

Air is associated with beriyah בריאה, the world of the intellect, thoughts, and concepts.

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