Now You Know The Rest Of The Story..........
The Torah Matzav
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Who is she
WHO IS לילית?
According to the Zohar, אדם
הראשון had a first wife. She
was created from the germs of the earth. She rebelled against אדם and
ran away because she wanted to be equal to him. (first women's
libber) She turned into a demon (שדה) who tries killing newborns.
Hence the old Minhag of hanging up a "שיר המעלות" in the
room of the mother & baby. לילית promised to
Eliyahu Hanavi, not to harm in a place where her
names are on display.
The שלה"ק writes that on the night before the Bris, special
protection is needed and therefore the father should stay
up all night and learn