Classes

Hodu (Machon Chana) Class 20(2)(Pesukim 32-34)

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty, Class TwoThe next two Pesukim אתה ה’ לא תכלה… and זכר רחמיך… speak more to the basic Truth that He is good (because if He didn’t want us He wouldn’t have made us and He has a pretty good idea how we are going to turn out).“Ata” He created…

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty Six, Class One- Two; end of Hodu.

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty Six, Class One.This classes deal with Pesukim 49-51.– Harchev Picha – When Moshiach comes we have the ability to ask for great wealth and it will not make us crazy – we can handle it. הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty Six, Class Two.This classes deal with Pesukim 49-51.–…

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty Five, Pesukim 46-48.

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty Five, Class One.This class deals with Pesukim 46-48.This class has a lengthy introduction, about words and their usage and the level they represent, whose source from the Zohar.The three levels are 1) Kesser, 2) Atzilus (Z”A), 3) Malchus.For example: 1) מצותי and 2) מצות הוי’ה and 3) מצות המלךThe…

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty Four, Class One- Two.

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty Four, Class One.This class deals with Pesukim 43-45.The idea of חיכוי was explained (נפשני חכתה) based on the idea in Zohar יעשה למחכה לו למאן דדייק במילין דחוכמתאThe idea of overcoming challenge, reveals the deepest levels of the Neshamah. הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty Four, Class Two.We read…

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty Three, Class One- Two, Review and Preview.

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Twenty Three, Class One.These two classes:1) Reviewed everything we learned all year since והוא רחום.2) We read the rest of הודו with the commentary of the ספר הברית who is the only ראשון whose commentary seems to follow the pattern of these Pesukim as we recite them each day although…

Hodu (Machon Chana) Classes 19-26 (16 Shiurim)(various Pesukim) 32- 51 (inside) והוא רחום

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Nineteen, Class One.Introduction to (the new class, for new school year on) Siddur and Overview of HoduThis class begins with an overview of the daily journey through davening. Previous classes covered from Modeh Ani through the first two thirds of Hodu. The class overviews the “ladder prayer”: why the sections…

New Year at Machon LiYahadus! Back to Miriam’s well

Class One Hundred and Thirty Six, The Chumash: The “Well of Miriam” Class Three.This class is the first of the new school year (5780-5781/ 2020-2021) and the introduction is therefore necessary.Part 1:  What is slavery? Having no control over oneself means not having the freedom to overcome our weaknesses – that is slavery.  If a…

Hodu (Machon Chana) Classes 14-18 (Inside) Pesukim 16-31

הודו להוי’ קראו בשמו Class Fourteen.Introduction to the second of the three parts of הודו (paralleled in Tehillim Perek 96).This is not uniquely a Jewish prayer but a universal one: All the world sings when Moshiach comes for seeing Hashem in the world. There are differences between how Yidden see Hashem and how the entire…

Likutei Sichos – Vol 16 p 173 ff – Shabbos and the Manna: it’s a miracle but you must do something

Beshalach Exile and Redemption (132) Likutei Sichos vol 16 page 173 ff Shabbos and the Manna, it’s a miracle but you must do something.On one level the Manna is called לחם מן השמים it came from heaven with no effort.On another level, the fact that it is connected to the לחם מן הארץ we would…

Exile and Redemption (131) – Shabbos (before Mattan Torah) and the Manna

Beshalach Exile and Redemption (131) Shabbos (before Matan Torah) and the Manna A very important but often overlooked aspect of Parshas Beshalach is the fact that Yidden received some Mitzvos at Mara, including Shabbos (Para Aduma and Dinim).The idea of Mitzvos before Mattan Torah is explored here, using the model of “organized religion” vs “personal…