Likutei Sichos- A complete Sicha in one class. VOL. 01 classes



The Mesiras Nefesh it took for the Yidden to trust Hashem and hold and kill the Idol of Egypt and it's reward.

Likutei Sichos vol 01 page 139 ff. Miraim and the woman don't only sing they play music and dance, because for them it wasn't only about them it was about the children. The lesson nowadays, Mothers concern for the real (spiritual) welfare of the children to be Yidden and not be swallowed up by the American distraction that is really so costly.



The first two plagues represent parallel yet opposite ideas: Dam- Blood is to warm Egypt from it's natural coldness to holiness, to be warmed by it. Tzfardea- Frogs were to cool off Egypt's passions to worldliness. Here the order (is atypical:) first from the top down and then from the bottom up.

The punishment and exile included drowning the boys in the River but not the girls. The Rebbe points out that the "keeping the girls alive" was also part of the decree, it means living in the spirit of Egypt and their worship of nature. It explains the deeper meaning of drowning the boys in the River as well.

Dreams are the illustration of the experience of Exile, thus the story of Galus is punctuated by dreams. A positive lesson: in a dream one can skip steps, nothing is above anyone.

Potifar's wife seduction, The wife of Potifar sees that she must contribute to the future of Yosef and believes that God may work even in strange ways. Yosef's perspective the ends don't justify the means one must follow the law to the letter.

Yaakov was the most successful of the Avos, as all his children wer4e Tzadikim and he had them in Golus.

Sara (the Zohar says) is the body and Avrohom is the Soul, yet, Avrohom 1) listens to her 2) mourns her, as she is the purpose.

Yishmael's Bris was rational and that is a liability compared with Yitzchok's super-rational bond. It is the basis of the Jewish people and that they are a miraculous people attached to Hashem higher than reason, from infancy.

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