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15 SHVAT short thoughts.

15 SHVAT short thoughts, (5771). TU BISHVAT (5776/2016).Some thoughts. 1) Roots, 2) Tree, 3) Fruit, the point is to remain connected, exist, give to others- fruit. 2) what fruit are for [to procreate, the cycle of life; or] to feed man- the linear direction, everything is going upwards towards God. 15 Shvat 5780, Man’s comparison...

Chamisha Asar (15) B'Shevat - A Letter to Mr. Bezbaradka

Chamisha Asar (15) B’Shevat – A Letter to Mr. Bezbaradka (5764)In this TuB’Shvat talk, Rabbi Paltiel discusses a letter written by the Lubavitcher Rebbe to a personal friend named Bez Baradka (a scientist) on the occasion of Tu B’Shvat. The letter was written in 1944 (before Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson became Rebbe) and is published...

Chamisha Asar BiShvat 5781, 3 Classes.

Chamisha Asar BiShvat, Class One. There are four Rosh Hashana’s: three are connected to nature, and one is strictly religious.Rosh Hashana (1 Tishrei) is the new year for agriculture (among other things) [Rosh Chodesh or] Chamisha Asar BiShvat is the new year for fruit.Fruit are (according to Torah) about pleasure.This Rosh Hashana is not about...