Toras Menachem – Simchas Torah 5715 (01) – Sicha Two (01)
Class One. Page 69-71. ‘Kushe Alai Pridaschem’ when one Jew is separated from another Jew he is separated from God. Shmini Atzeres fixes this. The (Suka and the) four kinds only keep us together for the duration of Sukkos, but Shmini Atzeres together keeps us together all year long.
Toras Menachem – Simchas Torah 5715 (07) – Sicha Two (07)
Class Seven. Page 76. Children and HaMalach Hagoel. a custom the Rebbe maintained for a few years, having the children sing on and Simchas Torah and having someone bless them with the Possuk HaMalach HaGoel.
Toras Menachem – Simchas Torah 5715 (06) – Sicha Two (06)
Class Six. Page 75-6. The Tzedek a hat maker, if the hat fits it was meant for you.
Toras Menachem – Simchas Torah 5715 (05) – Sicha Two (05)
Class Five. Page 74-5. Why must the child suffer because we lack faith?
Toras Menachem – Simchas Torah 5715 (04) – Sicha Two (04)
Class Four. page 73-4. Part of the issue is not to be embarrassed to define ourselves by Yiddishkiet in America. (Jewish pride, the Tzemach Tzedek story of Mesiras Nefesh).
Toras Menachem – Simchas Torah 5715 (03) – Sicha Two (03)
Class Three. (Page 73). Introduction to talk on Limudai Chol. How Yidden behaved in Europe, what the Rabiim changed in their mission in America. The Rebbe’s incredulity over Chareidim’s capitulation in the area of Chinuch.
Toras Menachem – Simchas Torah 5715 (02) – Sicha Two (02)
Class Two. Page 71-3. Somehow by staying behind the one more day of Shmini Atzeres cures the ill of the unity being broken when we depart from Yom Tov. It is a Yom Tov with no special Mitzvos, so all there is, is unity which lasts throughout the year.
Toras Menachem – Simchas Torah 5715 (09) – Sicha Four.
Class Nine. Page 85-7. Conclusions: 1) Learning Chassidus, 2) Halacha, 3) Keren Hashana, 4) Breishis, a new beginning, even if Tishrei was not as it should be.