Toras Menachem – Bamidbar 5719 (01)
Class One: Page 309-10. The question: why is the location of the count of Yidden “Midbar Sinai” pointed out at the beginning of Parshas Bamidbar? The issue of Sinai being a source of hatred.
Toras Menachem – Bamidbar 5719 (06)
Class Six: Page 313- 314 The good and bad of the material: The material of the material is very useful and good, but the spirit of the material in and of itself, isn’t good. Toil for a Yeshiva Bochur is only in Torah עמל תורה.
Toras Menachem – Bamidbar 5719 (05)
Class Five: Page 312-313 The count of the Jewish people includes all Jews also the not such good ones, and they are also taught that the first thing is שנאה לעניני העולם because the order in life is first סור מרע and afterwards עשה טוב.
Toras Menachem – Bamidbar 5719 (04)
Class Four: Page 311- 312 כל היוצא למלחמת בית דוד גט כריתות כותב לאשתו is the first level because separation isn’t the same thing as hate. The second level is שמשם ירדה שנאה לעולם some things need to be hated!!! This explains why Sinai is mentioned when Yidden are being counted.
Toras Menachem – Bamidbar 5719 (03)
Class Three: Page 310- 311. This class begins with the thought that there is no compatibility between worldly wisdom and Torah wisdom. Though the Torah makes considerable sense, and even Chukim make sense (indirectly,) because when we see how smart the Mishpatim are, then the Chukim must also be logical. The point is to understand…
Toras Menachem – Bamidbar 5719 (02)
Class Two: Page 309-310. This class discussed the idea that “Sinai” is a source of hatred. On a simple level “Sinai” is because there are different rules for Yidden and for non-Yidden that create a sense of non-fairness (or: hate). Example: how Yidden own Eretz Yisroel and all other ownership of land (based on Torah)….