Classes

01 Tamuz. Hayom Yom

For a Bochur to know his place. They don’t come to a place to assimilate, but to be themselves and change the place to their level. Rebbe’s wedding where the Rebbe RaYaTz told this idea to the Bochurim. Letter about מדת ההשתוות.

02 Tamuz Hayom Yom

The link between the Mitzvos between man and G-d and those between man and man is underscored in the recitation of הריני מקבל each day at the beginning of our prayer. Want attachedness with G-d? Be connected and don’t be separated from fellow Yid. Why is discussed a little, it has to do with humility...

03 Tamuz. Hayom Yom

The Jewish sigh is spiritually very meaningful it doesn’t really matter what arouses it. Humility and admitting dependency upon G-d is very emancipating spiritually.

04 Tamuz. Hayom Yom

Class One: Review of what the Hayom Yom (as a whole) is (due to long break). Class Two: Rabbi Simpson, America, seeing the Rebbe. What one Tomim can do in a place void of other efforts. This is his entire purpose. Class Three: In our generation being Mikarev someone else is the beginning of Chassidus!

05 Tamuz. Hayom Yom

Class One: Entire entry. The greatness of the Alter Rebbe’s Chassidim. A Chossid wouldn’t complain but the Alter Rebbe asked him how are his affairs, so he told that he is doing very poorly financially and the Rebbe reprimanded him: You do ( and worry about) your job and allow G-d to do (and worry...

06 Tamuz. Hayom Yom

Mitzvos need שמירה which comes from מקיף; often the שמירה is the מצוה itself. This is why you should give Tzedaka along with every Mitzvah it is the שמירה. However even higher than צדקה is תורה (the מקיף and the פנימי are one -?-).

07 TAMUZ Hayom Yom

חסידות וסדר (Class One). Inside. Chassidus is the עיגול מבלי אשר ימצא ראש וסוף. Nevertheless the רביים and the חינוך the רביים gave for their חסידים involved absolute סדר. Two opposites. This class we read the text and explained a little bit of… A) the Seder by the רביים. B) The השפעה hierarchy by the...

08 Tamuz. Hayom Yom

Introduction about חודש אייר. With all the great things Avrohom Avinu did he is most beloved because of the way he raised his children and set up for the next generation.

09 Tamuz. Hayom Yom

Supporting Torah’s greatest reward is our own Nachas.

10 Tamuz Hayom Yom

מהוי’ מצעדי גבר כוננו Class One. מהוי’ מצעדי גבר כוננו Class Two.

11 Tamuz. Hayom Yom

The Tanya was printed in stages. The אגרת התשובה appeared in the very second edition of the Tanya but in the earlier draft (מהדורא קמא). The final draft of this letter wouldn’t appear until almost ten years later.

12 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Class One: The Birthday of the Frieridke Rebbe. Story of his birth and his early years, until he becomes his father’s right hand man. Class Two: The day he was officially told he’s free, but to be actually freed he needed to wait until the next day because it was the day off. (Thanks to...

13 Tammuz Hayom Yom

Class One: This class involves the reason 12-13 Tamuz is two days (again) and some stories about that time. Class Two: Two Points: 1) The Rebbe considers the arrest, imprisonment, and exile as one long event (2 perspectives: Chassidim’s and the Rebbe’s own) 2) Chassidic “culture” (explained somewhat) learning and taking lessons to heart.

14 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Class One: This Hayom Yom is based on a (rather famous) exchange between the Previous Rebbe and Our Rebbe about the question of מתן תורה in America. In this letter the Previous Rebbe separates two ideas: 1) In מקיף, the Torah was given to the entire globe as one, 2) In פנימי what is closer...

15 Tammuz Hayom Yom

Class One: Is it possible for someone to join Gashmiyus and Ruchniyus to such an extent that their spiritual lives should affect their physical bodies? Reb Nochum Tchernubiler was fat from saying אמן יהא שמי’ רבה. We compared it to one who is תורתו אומנתו שמלאכתו נעשית (בגשמיות כפשוטו) ע”י אחרים. ) Class Two: Stories...

16 Tammuz Hayom Yom

The Baal Shem Tov was a נסתר. He was forced to reveal himself. He was a באהעלפער for a מלמד and loved the children His brother in law ר’ גרשון קיטיווער.

17 Tamuz Hayom Yom

17 Tamuz Class One: This class explains the connection between the date (17 Tamuz) and the entry about the two sets of Luchos. We also read the entire entry and explained all of it basically. The level of Chakika which is above the written and the oral. Class Two: This class discussed the first difference...

18 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Hayom Yom 18 Tamuz Class 1 This class introduces (but doesn’t yet explain) this Hayom Yom. It includes a thought on ר’ משה ווילענקער and a discussion on the greatness of the Alter Rebbe’s Chassidim, both in mind and heart. Even before meeting him they came to him for a connection to Hashem. Hayom Yom...

19 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Hayom Yom 19 Tamuz Tefillas Haderech, is said every day that one is away from home. We discussed the idea of יראת שמים that is connected to attend to such details. On the day the trip starts, it is said with a Bracha and after that it is said without a Bracha, but NEAR a...

20 Tamuz Hayom Yom

20 Tamuz Class One. Written to Rabbi Chodokov. A few stories of how he became involved with the Rabbeiim. He was an Oved Pnimi. This letter was written to him, to help him serve Hashem. This class is only an overview. We will explore all these ideas in detail in the coming classes. The three...

21 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Hayom Yom 21 Tamuz Class One: An introduction (my grandfather’s Yahrtzait, הרב שאול יחזקאל בן מנחם מענדל ע”ה). Stories with the Rabbeiim. This Hayom Yom, compares a Jew to the Bais HaMikdash, just as the holiness stays in a destroyed house, so is there constant holiness in a sleeping Jew. Class Two: Question of Galus...

22 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Hayom Yom 22 Tamuz (Class One): The three ideas: 1) Chassidic thought, 2) Chassidic good custom 3) Chassidic song and their respective impacts. (Class 2): This Class has an introduction about the upcoming 19 Kislev, the Farbrengen and the traditions. The connection between this introduction and our Hayom Yom is the idea of Avoda, the...

23 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Hayom Yom 23 Tamuz.The custom regarding what to read Shabbos Mincha, Monday, and Thursday mornings when Masei is separate from Mattos.About customs and the Rebbe.

24 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Hayom Yom 24 Tamuz, Class One.Asking for a Bracha for matters of Avoda is laziness.This idea is supported and challenged from stories and Sichos.There is a place for Brachos, but (perhaps the idea is) not to ask for them.

25 TAMUZ Hayom Yom

Hayom Yom 25 Tamuz, Class One.Asking for a Bracha for matters of AVoda is laziness.This idea is supported and challenged from stories and Sichos.There is a place for Brachos, but (perhaps the idea is) not to ask for them. Hayom Yom 25 Tamuz, Class Two.The first idea is revisited, for a Yid, due to the...

26 Tamuz Hayom Yom

PDF For Hayom Yom 26-28 Tamuz Hayom Yom 26 Tamuz.The difference between learning and Davening.Learning: getting (G-dliness) as one can get.Davening: surrendering to Him as He is beyond us.The example of Geula Shlaima vs Yetzias Mitzrayim.

27 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Hayom Yom 27 Tamuz, Class One.The Ilui who collected a great knowledge of Chassidus in Liozno, (like the Yoshvim later on) and then asked the Alter Rebbe what he must improve, and the Rebbe told him to deal with his Yeshus.Yechidus was really about Inyonim Pnimiyiim. Hayom Yom 27 Tamuz, Class Two. The idea of...

28 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Hayom Yom 28 TamuzThe Rabbeiim had Ma’amarim that they said “just” to purify the “atmosphere”. The Rebbe RaYaTz’s letter about what is achieved by saying Chassidus even if the people don’t understand.

29 Tamuz Hayom Yom

Hayom Yom 29 TamuzTzemach Tzedek’s diligence. Many stories.Complaining about the Chassidim consuming his time and more.