Classes

Toras Menachem – Rosh HaShana 5713 – (02)

Class Two. The status we’re in on Rosh Hashana is heightened and the judgement of how our year will go (spiritually and materially) is made accordingly. We must keep the inspiration all year long as it is right now. He hides only so we should keep looking for Him. Page 14-15.

Toras Menachem – Rosh Hashana 5714 (01)

Class One. 1) Farbrengen so close to the time of Davening, we’ll remind each other, 2) Community in 10 days of T’shuva have an even greater Koach, blessings for the year kipshuto. Page 11-12.

Shofar (Yeshiva, Elul 5780- 5781), Class Nine.

Shofar (Yeshiva, Elul 5780- 5781), Class Nine.Explaining that the reason for the need for בנין המלכות (specifically) is due to seven differences between Malchus and the other Sfiros:1) The difference in the source (RaDlA or Arich)2) It’s Mihus (One point vs nine Sfiros (in hiding))3) The אופן or מציאות of it’s Mihus4) The method of…

Shofar (Yeshiva, Elul 5780- 5781), Class Eight.

Shofar (Yeshiva, Elul 5780- 5781), Class Eight.The idea of Binyan HaMalchus is explained with the way Adam and Chava were created דיו פרצופים נבראו as two Siamese twins attached back to back that were separated so they could meet each other face to face.This is building up the Nukva to be equal to Z”A so…

Shofar (Yeshiva, Elul 5780- 5781), Class Four.

Shofar (Yeshiva, Elul 5780- 5781), Class Four.More on the Ba’al Shem Tov’s Mashal;The Mashal of Reb Levi Yitzchok of Barditchov: we took the Torah when no one else wanted it; we remind Hashem of this by “putting on the same clothing we wore that day”: the SHOFAR!Class Length (36:57)

Shofar (Yeshiva, Elul 5780- 5781), Class Five – Seven.

Shofar (Yeshiva, Elul 5780- 5781), Class Five.We began the class by further reviewing what the Holy Reb Levi Yitzchok of Barditchov explained about Tekiyas Shofar.We discussed the two types of leader: מושל and מלך.מושל is a leader who imposes his will on others.מלך is all about will: the people want him as their king and…

01. Min Hameitzar 5738

Min Hameitzar 5738, Class 1:  This introduction to the ma’amar covers the Rebbe’s array ofquestions, essentially asking, “If life of every Yid going inot Rosh Hashana is so good (as ChaZaL say) how is it possible for a person to cry ‘Min Ha Meitzar’ (from a place of narrowness and being squeezed)?” A person cries…

46. Ze Hayom 5737 (Erev Rosh Hashana 5738)

Ma’amar Ze Hayom 5737 Erev Rosh HaShana (2 classes) Ma’amar Ze Hayom 5737 Erev Rosh HaShana, Class One.Part 1 of this ma’amar addresses the classic question of why more of an issue is made of the creation of man than of creation itself.The answer, of course is that man fulfills the point of creation.The analysis…

Shofar (Yeshiva, Elul 5780- 5781)

Shofar (Yeshiva, Elul 5780- 5781), Class One.Introduction: The Sages Unlock the Power and Mystery of the ShofarThis class provides historical background on the Jewish Sages who givethe multiple reasons underlying the use of the shofar at Rosh HaShana.Sages discussed include Reb Sadya Gaon as explained 700 years ago bythe RADA (Reb David Abudraham), the Rambam,…