Now You Know The Rest Of The Story..........
The Torah Matzav
Thursday, November 2, 2023
ראובניquotes the מגלה עמוקותthat Avraham Avinu
fixed with the ואקחה פת לחם four hundred & eighty
camps of demons
belonging to לילית (Gematria
of פת & also ofלילית)
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.
writes that on the night before the Bris, special protection
is needed and therefore the father should stay up all night and learn
Perhaps, we wash for a Seudah on the Vachnacht (night of being awake) to
commemorate the ואקחה פת לחם
of Avraham Avinu against לילית and all