Noach Patriarchs (01) Likutei Sichos – Vol 20 p 13 ff The Rebbe explains that the RaMbaM considers it important to underscore the idea that Avrohom’s pursuit of God started out initially as a strictly intellectual one. However, he then explains that intellect in and of itself it is not sustainable, as is evidenced from...

Likutei Sichos -vol. 20- page 38 ff.How could Avraham ‘throw his wife to the wolves’ (so to speak) to leave her at Avimelech’s mercy?Answer: he knew the real greatness of Sara. Likutei Sichos -vol. 20- page 38 ff.

Likutei Sichos -vol. 20- page 61 ff.Rebbe RaShaB’s childhood cry happens here (beginning of Parshas Vayera) and not elsewhere, why? Because this ‘visit’ isn’t for any particular purpose other than to visit him; which ‘even’ the Rebbe RaShaB (at that age) feels equally entitled to. Likutei Sichos -vol. 20- page 61 ff.

Vayera Patriarchs (09) Likutei Sichos – Vol 20 p 73 ff The Akaida is the last great act of Avrohom’s incredible life. Only at this point is the Mesiras Nefesh of Avrohom Avinu revealed to be totally sacrificial, giving credibility to all the sacrifices he’d made until this point.

Likutei Sichos -vol. 20- page 79 ff.The word שנה is repeated three times (when counting the years after the death of) Sara and Avraham and Yishmael.It all teaches us something about Ya’akov Avinu’s life. Likutei Sichos -vol. 20- page 79 ff.

Toldos Patriarchs (17) Likutei Sichos – vol 20 p 108 ff Aisav is Yitzchok’s son and as he is in Yitzchok, he and Yaakov are just two versions of avodas Hashem, one that is like a Chossid and the other one who overcomes his Yetzer HaRa. Aisav just made bad choices.

Vayechi The Tribes (58) Likutei Sichos – Vol 20 p 228 ff Ya’akov wishes to tell his children when the Geula will come and they will leave Egypt. But God doesn’t let him. How could they both be correct [as Ya’akov is a Merkava and above error]?? The answer is perspective: Ya’akov hopes to encourage...