VaAira (וארא) 5712-1

Class One. “The Frumer VaAira” of the Alter Rebbe (originally) reviewed by the Rebbe in 5712. The Ma’amar is being taught in two classes. This class overviews the Ma’amar and some of its’ history. It then explores the ‘Zoche’ person who need not do Teshuva because 1) he reaches Hashem through Torah and Mitzvos (that…

Vayakhel Moshe (ויקהל משה) 5712-3

Class Three. 3)  This is the end of the Ma’amar explaining the Pesukim– Vayakheil, to gather all aspects of all Yidden and the world in general, and join them together in the effort of making a דירה לו יתברך בתחתונים. This is through work ששת ימים תעשה מלאכה, so we can have משיח, which is…

Basi Legani 5711 (Long Version) (02)

Chapters 2-3. The Seventh is most beloved. As the beginning of the undoing of the divine plan is most critical, so is the end of the correction of that divine plan most essential. The real credit, however, goes to the first (Avrohom), who started the correction. The seventh gets to finish his initiative and is…

Basi Ligani 5711 (Long Version) (01)

Chapter 1. Ikkar Shechina biTachtonim Haysa.

Usfartem Lachem (וספרתם לכם התשי”א) 5711-2

Class Two. This class is the beginning and the end of the מאמר. Why ספירה is counted from the day after the first day Pesach, though it says ממחרת השבת.

Basi Legani 5711 (Long Version) (05)

Chapter six and seven address how positive extremism (Shtus diKedusha) affects the world in a most profound and good way.

Basi Legani 5711 (Long Version) (04)

Chapter five 1) continues the idea of chapter four, arguing that even Keilim (of Atzilus) are a “Yerida MeOhr Panav Yisbarech”, 2) The lights are in Atzilus now for Asiya later, 3) Reconfirms the idea of Dira Bitachtonim through Iskafia and Ishapcha.

Biha’alosecha 10:11 – Rejoicing at Leaving the Holy Mountain (Yeshiva Achei Temimim 5782/ 2022)

Biha’alosecha 10-11 Rejoicing at leaving the holy Mountain (Yeshiva Achei Temimim 5782/ 2022)There are four tragedies in our Parsha:1) Rejoicing at leaving Har Sinai2) Complaining at the rate of travel (מתאוננים)3) Protesting Divine Food, for the most absurd reasons (קברות התאוה)4) Miriam’s Lashon HaRa and subsequent Tzara’as.Pehaps the strangest of all is the first one:…

Likutei Sichos – Vol 18 p 018 ff – Bamidbar and Shavuos

Likutei Sichos – Vol 18 p 18 ff – Bamidbar and ShavuosThe connection between Parshas Bamidbar and its closeness to Shavuos. The three ideas of 1) סגולה and 2) ממלכת כהנים and 3) גוי קדוש connecting it to Shavuos and how they are represented in Parshas Bamidbar 1) counting all Yidden, 2) counting all Leviim,…

Bamidbar 02:02 – The Jewish camp; the Flags had symbols on them ‘BiOsos’. What were these symbols? (Achei Temimim 5782/ 2022)

Bamidbar 02-02 – The Jewish camp; the Flags had symbols on them ‘BiOsos, what were these symbols? (Achei Temimim 5782/ 2022).The Jewish camp was divided up into four subcamps, or ‘flags’. Each flag had a symbol (or symbolism):1) RaShI A: a color, like the color on the stone of the Choshen of the Shevet that…