Hayom Yom Menachem Av classes



Hayom Yom 1 Menachem Av
Moshiach's humility to teach Torah even to us, though he'll be teaching the Avos and Moshe: how great must he be to find greatness even in us??!!



Hayom Yom 2 Menachem Av
Minhagim for putting on Tefillin leading up to the Bar MItzvah
And other related stories and customs.



HAYOM YOM 3 MENACHEM AV Class One.
When Moshiach comes we will miss the "now" because then the work will be done.
The idea of ימים שאין בהם חפץ there will be עליות in קדושה יחסית....
So we must act now and be a דוגמא חי'ה to inspire others.
Techiyas HaMeisim (according to the RaMbaM) to serve Hashem and get Schar, but never the less; it is only for Yiddishkeit and nothing else.



HAYOM YOM 3 MENACHEM AV Class Two.
The idea that after Moshiach comes there will be great lights, but there won't be Iskafia.
This is what we will miss.
It is the reason why, even after Moshiach comes we continue mentioning Yetzias Mitzrayim.
Notes:  Story about Reb Nissen on a train relating to the idea of the trip from a world of sheker to the world of truth. Applied to the immigration to the United States and the change in attitude. He was a servant of the Abeshtir and he was serious about it.  He expected everyone to also have his seriousness which not everyone could accomplish.



Hayom Yom 4 Menachem Av, Class One.
Chinuch.
This is not in the entry of the Hayom Yom, but it is in the letter which is the source of this entry.
We must appreciate that (especially by Yidden) the material and the spiritual are connected, and therefore to concern oneself with Parnassa at the expense of the chinuch of the children is (simply) bad for business.



Hayom Yom 4 Menachem Av, Class Two.
This class provides a second, more direct, interpretation of the comments on parnassa in this entry*. 
We have only what Hashem decides we'll have.
Discussion: Parnassa is decided at Rosh HaShanah with two aspects: 1. overall amount and 2. nuanced aspects of how the overall parnassa will come to fruition - the same parnassa can come in more or less harmonious fashion. 
Life is for Torah, "avodah" (service), "gemillas chassadim" (good deeds) -
Parnassa is not life, it gives us the tools to live. Stories and comments related to parnassa.

*{In the previous class on this entry it was analyzed in the context of "chinuch" (education) and the Rebbe's emphasis was focus on the critical foundation of a child's future which is ruchniyus}
Class Length (32:51)



Hayom Yom 5 Menachem Av, Class One.
Sur MeRa, Asei Tov, Bakesh Shalom, Radfaihu
The Ba'al Shem Tov's commentary on this Possuk.
This class 1 includes a reading of the text inside with translation.  The
analysis in this introduction focuses on the necessary relationship
between a person and the physical world and the challenge of setting
boundaries.
First separate "evil" (materialism) from "good" (Life) and afterwards the two are joined.



Hayom Yom 5 Menachem Av, Class Two.
Klippa is darkness and nothingness plus one more thing - the
power of suggestion. If we don't buy into our own belief in the klippa
we will find that we are dealing with a leaf in the wind.  We have to
stop believing in klippas power to break bad habits. That is the
beginning of allowing our own power to give us back our freedom.
Sur MeRa struggling with worldliness in Mitzvas Asei and Lo Taaseh
Asei Tov, going to light and goodness; Torah and Tefilla.
Bakesh Shalom is Pnimiyus HaTorah.
Class Length (43:44)



Hayom Yom 6 Menachem Av, Class One.
The Alter Rebbe returns from Petersburgh and recites a Ma'amar endorsing the advantage of intellect in effect acceding to his son and successor, the Mitteler Rebbe,



Hayom Yom 6 Menachem Av, Class Two.
One Havaya brings a second Havaya that brings a third Havaya.
But the point is עושה שמים וארץ the world must be.



Hayom Yom 7 Menachem Av, Class One.
The story of the last two sections of the Tanya, Igeres HaKodesh and Kuntres Acharon, in brief.
This class contains a treasure trove of stories about the Alter Rebbe's early years and the development of the Tanya including information about the role of his children in publishing the Tanya.  
Why and when were they added to the Tanya.
The first two letters spaced by ten years, what they reveal.
1) The Alter Rebbe's influence early on.
2) Chalukas HaShas
3) Davening
4) Not showing up Misnagdim,
5) Emes
6) and more.
Class Length (28:36)



Hayom Yom 7 Menachem Av, Class Two.
This class has a long introduction dealing with the time (14 Kislev).
The second Iggeres HaKodseh Katonti in the Sunday of Vayishlach cannot be ignored.
The idea of שמינית שבשמינית and the fact that this Possuk is the eighth Possuk in the eighth Parsha.



Hayom Yom 8 Menachem Av.
The 6 remembrances, there's a daily mention and day altogether dedicated to it.
The Rebbe MaharaSh Midos Raos, hurting someone.
America and Middos Raos (vs Tovos).





Hayom Yom 9 Menachem Av
This entry deals with Minhag and Halacha of Tisha BiAv.
The Rebbe RaShaB and Tisha BiAv, what he did and what he learned.



HAYOM YOM 10 MENACHEM AV, Class One.
The second letter in Tanya Katonti, written after returning from Petersburgh speaks of being humble in blessing and proximity to Hashem('s goodness) as is the Midda of Yaakov's Chessed.
He added the idea of KaMayim HaPanim LiPanim... maybe the good behavior will win over the Misnagdim's hearts.



HAYOM YOM 10 MENACHEM AV, Class Two.
מדת אמת יעקב
The cost and reward for "Emes".



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