Work of Ronald Stein who attended this amazing lecture and gave us this gift.
Michelangelo had painted this fresco according to the Kabbalah which teaches that God created man through the Sfirah Chochmah, (i.e.wisdom). That was the reason why he concealed a cross-section of the human brain within his composition. He concealed only the right hemisphere of the brain, as the Kabbalah claims that
INTRODUCTION The story that I shall be recounting to you today is a truly wondrous one. But why, you may ask? Well, because it resem bles a biblical tale. It is rather like the story of Purim, in which a powerful character plots to harm the Jewish people, but ends […]