Tav: The Twenty-Second Letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

“The tav is made up of three lines [which]… represent Torah study (thought), prayer (speech), and the performance of good deeds (action).

Resh: The Twentieth Letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

“The reish, at times poor and at times wicked, has the ability to do teshuvah. It can awake from its slumber and repent. The reish can truly be transformed into the rosh: the head of the Jewish people.

Kuf: The Nineteenth Letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

“We all have the ability to transform the irrational to the superrational, thus directing our thought, our speech, and our action solely toward G‑d and holiness.

Tzadik: The Eighteenth Letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

“The straight tzaddik represents the baal teshuvah, one who has worked to improve his connection to G-d and returned to his essential holy nature.

Pey (Fey): The Seventeeth Letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

“The letter pei actually means ‘mouth’—peh. A mouth is some­thing we use to speak, and…speech has tremendous power.

Ayin: The Sixteenth Letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

“According to the AriZal, the ayin is a vav contained in a nun.

The nun represents humility. The vav signifies Torah, which descends from Heaven to earth in its inherent design of a hook or a chute.

Vav also has the gematria of six. This represents the Six Orders of the Mishnah, the Oral Law.

Only an individual who is unassuming, who has the humility of the nun, is fit to acquire the higher level of the vav, the ‘crown of Torah.'”

Samech: The Fifteenth Letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

“The Priestly Blessings embody the concept of the samech: infinite light and power

Nun: The Fourteenth Letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

“The mission for all of us is to reveal and draw G‑d’s infinite light down into this world so that we can see the true reality of the world—that everything is G‑dliness and G‑dliness is everything.

Mem: The Thirteenth Letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

“The word mem stands for mayim, which means water.

Torah, the most vital element in our spiritual lives, is referred to as water, as it states: ‘…There is no water but Torah.’

Lamed: The Twelfth Letter of the Hebrew Alphabet

“Lamed means to learn and to teach… The com­mandment to teach…is a directive for every individual.