Toras Menachem – Summer 5727 – Mivtza Tefillin (01)
Class One. במדבר ה’תשכ”ז introducing מבצע תפילין. It brings you back alive as it says in Gemara כל המניח תפילין מאריך ימים. It protects you from needing to fight altogether as it says in the Gemara in Brachos וראו כל עמי הארץ כי שם השם נקרא עליך ויראו ממיך וארז”ל אלו תפילין שבראש.
Toras Menachem – Purim 5719 (03)
(3) This is a form of serving Hashem בכל דרכיך דעיהו on the highest level: Mesiras Nefesh.
Toras Menachem – Purim 5719 (02)
(2) The Rebbe’s notes on the Ba’al Shem Tov’s teaching. Mesiras Nefesh for a virtual year; denying Idolatry IS accepting all the Torah מה לי קטלא כולא מה לי קטלא פלגא. Two Yuds- Yetzer Tov and Yetzer Ra.
The Hadran Hagadol al HaRaMbaM (5735)(36)
Class Thirty Six. Another insight into the connection between HaVaYa and the first four words of the RaMbaM 1) Yud, 2) Hove’. The Yud is never changing. The linking of Nigla and Nistar is found in this RaMbaM! Page 27-8.
The Hadran Hagadol al HaRaMbaM (5735)(35)
Class Thirty Five. How the first four words of RaMbaM spell out HaVaYa (in the abbreviation) is far more than a symbol as each letter matches the word (and its inner meaning) to which it is fixed. Page 25-7.
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Class Thirty Four. Two types of hidden: the hidden which becomes revealed and the hidden remains hidden even once revealed. Two levels: ideas that have form and ideas that are pure light, each time you recall them you must ‘feel’ them all over again. Page 25.
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Class Thirty Three. Hidden and hidden. Some things are hidden because they are unknown, while others remain elusive and ‘hidden’ even when they are known [Kabbalah vs. Chassidus]. Yesod and Amud. Page 25.
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Class Thirty Two. continued Yesod HaYesodos and Amud HaChochmos- Yesod is hidden and Amud is revealed. Axioms, what are they. Page 24-5.
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Class Thirty One. Yesod HaYesodos ViAmud HaChochmaos, some explaining. Page 24.
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Class Thirty. The difference between a foundation and a column. The foundation of all foundations and the Pillar of all wisdom. Page 23-4.