Likutei Sichos – Vol 18 p 018 ff – Bamidbar and Shavuos

Likutei Sichos – Vol 18 p 18 ff – Bamidbar and ShavuosThe connection between Parshas Bamidbar and its closeness to Shavuos. The three ideas of 1) סגולה and 2) ממלכת כהנים and 3) גוי קדוש connecting it to Shavuos and how they are represented in Parshas Bamidbar 1) counting all Yidden, 2) counting all Leviim,…

Toras Menachem – Shavuous 5715 (05) – Sicha Five (03)

Class Five Page 121-122. Why can a Jew accept ideas when the axioms go against his judgement? 1) His Godly soul, 2) He was at Sinai and in hearing Anochi, God Himself gave Himself to each one and therefore this is not a loyalty to someone else, it is like a loyalty to oneself. The…

Toras Menachem – Shavuous 5715 (04) – Sicha Five (02)

Class Four. Page 120-121. חכמה יש באומות תאמין תורה יש באומות אל תאמין. The idea of axioms in the secular world and realms of ideas is one where the person chooses to buy into them, this is חכמה. In Torah, the axioms are maintained and the ideas accepted even if the axioms don’t appeal that…

Toras Menachem – Shavuous 5715 (03) – Sicha Five (01)

Class Three. Page 119-120. לחיים for those who went on the תהלוכה. The Rebbe says he envies them and will allow himself to say לחיים because of the envy.  

Toras Menachem – Shavuous 5717 (03) – Sicha Two (02)

Class Three. Page 40. We should never feel unworthy or incapable. The earliest recipients of the Torah were most unready yet He loved them and gave it especially to them.

Toras Menachem – Shavuous 5717 (02) – Sicha Two (01)

Class Two. Page 39-40. Children are our guarantors. The child in each one of us also guarantees the Torah.

Toras Menachem – M’vorchim Sivan 5718 (04)

Class Four. Page 314-315. Bichukosai is before Shavuos because of תכל שנה וכו’ וחל שנה וברכותי’ה. But why is במדבר also before שבועות? בחוקותי is Bittul and Iskafia. במדבר is מסירת נפש.

Toras Menachem – Bamidbar 5715 (08)

Class Eight. Page 83-5. שבועות is one day like יום כיפור But for this revelation one must work.   שבועות התשט”ו

Toras Menachem – Shavous 5714 (05) – Seventh Sicha (01)

Class One. Page 40. The Menorah must be prepared by a Kohen but it can be lit by anyone.

Toras Menachem – Shavous 5714 (01) – Second Sicha (01)

Class One. Page 28-30. Simple People, What Moshe learned at Mount Sinai.