Classes

Likutei Sichos vol 8 page 49 ff. Shabbos (1)

Likutei Sichos vol 8 page 49 ff. Shabbos (1) Class One.In this first class the Rebbe argues that although there is this presumption that Shabbos happens all by itself, it still requires Yidden to count. And if they don’t there isn’t Shabbos.His proof is from the Halacha that someone who loses track of time must…

Siyum Meseches Shabbos (beg Airuvin) 20 Menachem 5780 (2020)

Siyum Meseches Shabbos (beg Airuvin) 20 Menachem 5780 (2020)Nachas for the Rebbe in spades.Shabbos is in the Torah SheBiksav so much yet there’s no way to know how to keep Shabbos without Torah Sheba’al Peh, because the Melachos of Shabbos are…1) Lower than Atzilus (involving Birurim)2) Higher than Atzilus, the Mesiras Nefesh of the Tanaim…

Class One Hundred and Thirty Three, (in 2 parts) Likutei Sichos vol 31 p 85 ff. The Manna and Shabbos- total rest.

Class One Hundred and Thirty Three, (first of 2 parts) Likutei Sichos vol 31 p 85 ff. The Manna and Shabbos- total rest.Lecture (with no text).This class discusses the side of Shabbos and the Manna which explains the idea of pure rest and the divine pleasure of this.And how this is not nothing or worse…

Class One Hundred and Thirty Two, Likutei Sichos vol 16 page 173 ff, Shabbos and the Manna, it’s a miracle but you must do something

Class One Hundred and Thirty Two, 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…

Class One Hundred and Thirty One, Shabbos (before Mattan Torah) and the Manna

Class One Hundred and Thirty one, Shabbos (before Mattan Torah) and the Manna.A very important but often overlooked aspect of Parshas Bishalach 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…

Monday 22 Menachem Av 5773/ July 29 2013.

Bnei Heichala. This (fourth of four classes on the Pizmonim of Shabbos) discusses the time of Mincha of Shabbos and the lofty light that is available then. It is a time of ‘Kisufin’, wanting what can never be truly had; and ‘eis ratzon’ an Auspicious time but from G’vura as opposed to from Chesed. We…

Mincha of Shabbos

VaAni Tfilusi A short segment on Va’ani Sefilusi that is said (every morning and) Shabbos by Mincha, the difference between the morning Eis Ratzon (from Chesed) and Shabbos Mincha (from G’vura).

Monday 15 Menachem Av 5773/ July 22 2013.

Asader Lisudasa. The second of the three pizmonim of Shabbos, deals exclusively with holiness, as by this point of Shabbos that is all there is. In the holiness itself there is a need to create a vessel (or chariot) in two ways: 1) set a table and 2) say Torah ideas to bring forward the…

Yismach Moshe (SHORT) (5773/2012).

The three paragraphs of this Bracha represent: the Luchos, Sefer Torah and Torah SheBaal Peh.

Monday 22 Menachem Av 5773/ July 29 2013.

Bnei Heichala. This (fourth of four classes on the Pizmonim of Shabbos) discusses the time of Mincha of Shabbos and the lofty light that is available then. It is a time of ‘Kisufin’, wanting what can never be truly had; and ‘eis ratzon’ an Auspicious time but from G’vura as opposed to from Chesed, we…