Classes

Gid HaNasheh (Yeshivah 5781/ 2020), Class Eleven.

Gid HaNasheh (Yeshivah 5781/ 2020), Class Eleven.Last class on the Derech Mitzvosecha (Gid Hanasheh Ma’amar).The upside of NeHI alone is עם קשי עורף Jewish stubbornness.The downside of NeHI alone is the vulnerability to Amalek’s onslaught.At the very end of the class we explored the פרי עץ חיים from the beginning HIs נצח is out הוד…

Gid HaNasheh (Yeshivah 5781/ 2020), Class Nine – ten.

Gid HaNasheh (Yeshivah 5781/ 2020), Class Nine.Derech Mitzvosecha (2).ChaBaD of Chessed: love and understandingChaGaS of Chessed: ותרנות tendency towards generosity.NeHI of Chessed: action of kindness’ perhaps without all the emotion.The Malach of Aisav sees the NeHI as vulnerable. Gid HaNasheh (Yeshivah 5781/ 2020), Class Ten.Amalaik attacks NeHI by itself, the lack of “light” makes the…

Gid HaNasheh (Yeshivah 5781/ 2020), Class Eight.

Gid HaNasheh (Yeshivah 5781/ 2020), Class Eight.Review of what we did until now.Introduction to Derech Mitzvosecha, overview of the Tzemach Tzedek’s Torah and the Sefer Derech Mitzvosecha specifically.A short discussion on NeHI vs ChaBaD and ChaGaS.

Gid HaNasheh (Yeshivah 5781/ 2020), Class Six- Seven.

Gid HaNasheh (Yeshivah 5781/ 2020), Class Six.The second Zohar (Part 2b):Only Moshe has Nevua on all three levels of ChaBaD and ChaGaS and NeHI; the rest only have it in the NeHI level.Thus the expression (by a Novi) in Chassidus: “Chakika” it is carved (not integrated).This is also the fault of Aisav’s Malach hitting Yaakov….

Class 41, Perek 3, Class 11. Tanya (text based)

מדות חג”ת נה”י והחושים. This Perek addresses all ten כחות, but he only explains the three מוחין חב”ד. The seven emotions חג”ת נהי”ם and the five חושים which are ראי’, שמיעה, ריח, טעם, מישוש. We will attempt to explain all these things over the next several classes. In general the emotions in קבלה are only…

Class 42, Perek 3, Class 12. Tanya (text based)

This class explored נה”י. Here too, נצח is outer, הוד deeper, and יסוד deeper still. A) נצח is aggression and taking on an enemy by being forward thus: it is קו הימין. B) הוד is stubbornness, hunkering down against all comers without giving an inch, but it is passive not aggressive. C) יסוד is drawing…