Toras Menachem – 20 Kislev 5717 (01) – Sicha Six (01)
Class One. Page 278-9. Proof from Niglah for learning Chassidus. Our Rabbeiim would show their Niglah so it would lead others to Chassidus. It is one Torah.
12. Pada BiShalom 5737 (3rd of three part Hemshech about Pada Bisahlom).
Pada BiShalom 5737 (3rd of three part Hemshech about Pada Bishalom), Class One.This Ma’amar seems to be a repeat of the Ma’amar of Shabbos (19 Kislev) before it, Katonti.The ideas of war and peace (Dovid, Shlomo, Moshiach) are discussed; as well as the ideas of Avoda (Iskafia, Ishapcha, NaRaN, Chaya and Yechida) are also repeated.And…
11. Katonti 5737 (2nd of three part Hemshech about Pada BiShalom)
Katonti 5737 (2nd of three part Hemshech about Pada BiShalom) Class One.Introduction to Maamar Katonti with transition from Pada BiShalom and explanation regarding the background of the Katonti Maamar.This class covers a very small part of this (rather long) Ma’amar; including only the very beginning and the very end. There are various levels of Shalom…
Farbrengen 19 Kislev 5781/ 2020 (Beis Rivkah Seminary): The Ba’al Shem Tov showed what and the Alter Rebbe taught how.
The precious stone at the base of the King’s crown was Hashem’s gift to the Ba’al Shem Tov who (very generously) gifted it to all of us.His disciples had the task of creating “the packaging” for the ingestion and sustaining of Chassidus.The Alter Rebbe chose the Chabad Package.It is no wonder that a revelation of…
The Life of the Alter Rebbe – Class 16
Class Sixteen. The Tanya. This class (begins) explores the history of the Tanya, and its four stages: 1) Yechidus, 2) Ma’amarim, 3) Manuscript, ‘kuntreisim, 4) The printed Tanya. This class has some detail on Yechidus.
The Life of the Alter Rebbe – Class 17
Class Seventeen. Introduction to the Alter Rebbe’s arrest. The Vilner Gaon’s passing, Sukkos 5658. Hirsh Ben Baruch; the first arrest looked worse but the second one was in fact worse.
The Life of the Alter Rebbe – Class 18
Class Eighteen. The GR”A passes away, setting the stage for the arrest. Hirsh Ben Baruch, wrote Shavuos time 5558. The ‘Vulfer’.
The Life of the Alter Rebbe – Class 26
Class Twenty Six. Disputes with friends cont. 3) The Apter Rebbe, 4) Reb Mordechai of Tchernubil.
The Life of the Alter Rebbe – Class 25
Class Twenty Five. The dispute with friends is the hardest: 1) Reb Avrohom Kalisker, 2) Reb Boruch of Mezibuz.
The Life of the Alter Rebbe – Class 24
Class Twenty Four. The Liadi period. 1) Stories. 2) The Zlobiner Chassunah, 3) New decrees.