Bereshit A: Chapter 20

The five groups in the mixed multitude


The Zohar describes five different types of negative people whose sole purpose is to prevent the dissemination of spiritual wisdom to others.

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The Zohar states: "These people build synagogues and schools of religious study that house the scroll of the Torah, complete with a crown upon its top. They do it for their own sake and for the love of themselves, not the for the sake and love of The Creator."

Scanning this section reinforces our strength of character and spiritual integrity. It enables us to stand strong against those who oppose the betterment of mankind through the dissemination of Kabbalah, which is the soul of the Torah.