Classes

06. Breishis 5738

Breishis 5738.Two ideas:1) Don’t be afraid.2) Ohr Chadash. now the details: This Ma’amar goes on the (Possuk as interpreted by) the Midrash that addresses the question of why the Torah begins with the creation account rather than the Torah and Mitzvos.In short: Torah and Mitzvos reveal the light from before Tzimtzum, but Birurim reveals “Ohr…

Vayanichaihu BiGan Eden 5712.

Class One. Olom Shana Nefesh, the structure of the Sefer Yetzirah. Olom means worldliness, concealment, dimensions. Three levels 1) physical, 2) spiritual connected to physical, 3) entirely spiritual, but as it comes into Understanding it takes on form (worldliness). Nefesh, Godliness removed from any and all form, higher than a ‘Klal’, it is the Plainness…

Breishis 5713.

Class One. Olom Shana Nefesh. This design is meant to create a relationship with Hashem which connects and at the same time keeps us apart so as not to destroy us. 1) In the Neshama and Guf 2) Koach HaAtzmus and Gashmiyus 3) In Ahavas Hashem and Kiyum HaMitzvos practically. Class Two. Creation which is…

נעשה אדם ה’תשי”ז.

Class One. Two types of seeing through the”garments” of the eye and directly from the Etzem. Two types of Hashgacha: 1) through מלאכים that act like eyes, 2) directly- כאישון עיני. Two types of Avodah: Mind and heart and Essence- Yechida, There’s a bringing of the higher level into and through the lower level. Class…

05. Braishis 5739

Braishis 5739 Class One: This class explains the “Shlichus” we take from Tishrei to bring Him with us into the everyday. The Ba’al Shem Tov taught that the meaning of the Possuk בראשית ברא אלוקים, is to reveal the reason for the Tzimtzum of Elokim. This will teach you how important Kavana is. Because he…

בראשית ברא אלוקים ה’תשמ”א.

Two levels of wholeness and perfection and the difference between them: 1) אלה תולדות השמים והארץ בהבראם- עולם על מילואו נברא. 2) אלה תולדות פרץ- לעתיד לבא יעלה הפורץ לפניהם. These are two levels of perfection, one in the beginning of time there everything is A. potential and not yet actual, B. limited and in…

בראשית ה’תשמ”ב.

Class One. We need walls to protect us in two ways: 1) Protect Klipa from coming in and getting more life than what Hashem allotted for it. [Klipa exists to give us more meaningful free will and the additional life it leaches adds to fulfilling it’s purpose of challenging our free will] 2) Prevent Klipa…

Braishis 5744.

This Possuk is hard to understand. RaShI explains that it means the first of the things to be created were… The Zohar has trouble with this and explains that this Possuk is about the ten Sfiros. Chassidus adds that 1) the ten S’firos are created Yesh MeAyin, 2) They serve the lower worlds, as they…

Breishis 5745.

Breishis includes the world as it is in 1) the Torah, 2) in the Sefiros and 3) down here. The point is the Torah down here!

Braishis Bara 5746.

Braishis includes the creation of 1) Heaven and earth, 2) the four letters of Hashem’s name as 3) Divided into the ten utterances of the creation. This is paralleled by the Braishis, the two firsts: Torah and Yisroel who are also divide into 1) Heaven and earth, 2) the four worlds of Torah and a…