Classes

Class 40 Wednesday 14 Kislev 5777/ December 14 2016. אנא בכח (Machon Chana)

אנא בכח Version two. אנא בכח Class One. Introduction, this is שם מ”ב which is a name of גבורה or ascent, like קדיש. When one goes from one world to another he says קדיש. And on occasion this is replaced by אנא בכח. Some connect it to creation and place it before ברוך שאמר for…

Class 41 Wednesday 28 Kislev, 5777/ December 28 2016. אנא בכח (Machon Chana)

אנא בכח Class Two. This class has two points: 1) Three suggested locations for this prayer [A. after Abayey, B. Before Baruch SHeumar, C. In Yotzer Ohr] and accordingly there are three different understandings of what it is about: A. Gevura- to rise up (and go away). B. To conceal in order to create the…

Class 42 Wednesday 6 Teves, 5777/ January 4 2017. אנא בכח (Machon Chana)

אנא בכח Class Three. The Arizal’s ideas. A) There are three levels to this name represented by the numbers: 4, 10, 28 אותיות הוי’ המילוי ומילוי דמילוי. They are three levels of מוחין מדות ולמטה ממדות. B) These are the three levels of wings of the מלאכים בנבואת ישעי’ה: בשתים יכסה פניו בשתים יכסה רגליו…

Class 43 Wednesday 20 Teves, 5777/ January 18 2017. אנא בכח (Machon Chana)

אנא בכח Class Four. The גר”א’s ideas. Each line is another מדה from חסד through מלכות. Additionally each line is another one of the seven millennia of creation, including the seventh. This class explored the first three מדות and millennia. We explained the upside and downside of each of the two מדות חסד וגבורה, and…

Class 44 Wednesday 27 Teves 5777/ January 25 2017. אנא בכח (Machon Chana)

אנא בכח Class Five. This class is very long. The גר”א continued. The fourth millennia is נצח during which both בתי מקדש were destroyed. We explain the irony in רחמי צדקתך to help illustrate this. The fifth millennia is entirely Galus: הוד like דוה. At this point Yidden are called עדתיך denoting 1) even רשעים,…