Likutei Sichos vol. 36 page 7 ff.
What is the answer to Moshe’s question: What merit entitles the Jews to be redeemed? Answer: the waiting and anticipating was already actual in Egypt.
Likutei Sichos vol.36 page 26 ff.
A unique characteristic of מכת שחין was that it was performed in a way that could be seen as natural. This is part of how Hashem taught Egypt about Himself.
Likutei Sichos vol. 36 page 33 ff.
Three levels of understanding the (need for) the Makkos: 1) To get Yidden out of Egypt. That would not happen until Egypt got to know Hashem, this is the reason Hashem needed to punish Egypt. 2) To educate Egypt about Hashem for Egypt’s sake. 3) To give Yidden a deeper understanding of Hashem, as (after...
Introduction to class on purpose of the Makkos.
The Makkos were needed to get Yidden out of Egypt but they had deeper purposes as well.
Likutei Sichos vol. 36 page 45 ff.
[A Rashi Sicha]. Two expressions, two actions, both at the same time. ועברתי the killing of the Egyptian firstborn is a passive act, achieved in one pass over Egypt. ואצא בתוך מצרים the saving of the Jewish people happens proactively with much attention. This class explores the what and the why of these ideas.
Likutei Sichos vol. 36 page 53 ff.
Class One: Introduction to the Sicha: on the afternoon of the 15th of Nissan we were given freedom and we ran with it. The idea (discussed in Likutei Torah etc.) about the two types of Matza: 1) Before midnight that must be watched 2) After Midnight that guards itself. The events of mid-day on the...