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Toras Menachem – M’vorchim Sivan 5718 (03)

Class Three. Page 313-314. מצוות may bittul you to Hashem, but you are separate. תורה makes you one with Hashem. The two opposites of Sinai.

5770 marked 250 years since the Baal Shem Tov’s passing. Class 1

In the spirit of the Rebbe commemorating his 200th Yahrtzeit we honored his 250th. Studying from the Tzava’as HaRiVaSh during the weeks leading up to Shavuos. Class One.

The Baal Shem Tov. His life and legacy. (5772/2011) Lecture 03

This is a new series that will IY”H review all of the details known about the Rabbeiim. Given at Chovevei Torah. Lecture Three. 1) His Hidden years, 2) His Marriage, 3) His Children.

The Baal Shem Tov. His life and legacy. (5772/2011) Lecture 19

This is a new series that will IY”H review all of the details known about the Rabbeiim. Given at Chovevei Torah. Lecture Eighteen. (Missing?) Lecture Nineteen. The Baal Shem Tov’s histalkus, his son’s succession, the weakening of Chassidus, the first Yahrtzeit the leadership, passes to the holy maggid, and he reverses the weakening trend.

The Baal Shem Tov. His life and legacy. (5772/2011) Lecture 17

This is a new series that will IY”H review all of the details known about the Rabbeiim. Given at Chovevei Torah. Lecture Seventeen. 1) The Baal Shem Tov and Eretz Yisroel; 2) His Travels 3) and meeting all types of Yidden; 4) Stories. Lecture Eighteen. (Missing?)

The Baal Shem Tov. His life and legacy. (5772/2011) Lecture 13

This is a new series that will IY”H review all of the details known about the Rabbeiim. Given at Chovevei Torah. Lecture Thirteen. The philosophy of Chassidus (7). Two points: 1) Mitzvos according to Chassidus, 2) Simcha as a yesod in Chassidus.

The Baal Shem Tov. His life and legacy. (5772/2011) Lecture 14

This is a new series that will IY”H review all of the details known about the Rabbeiim. Given at Chovevei Torah. Lecture Fourteen. 1) The Baal Shem Tov reveals himself in spite of his objections, 2) The Toldos Yaakov Yosef, 3) The holy Magid (5773/2012-13). Lecture Fifteen (Missing).

The Baal Shem Tov. His life and legacy. (5772/2011) Lecture 16

This is a new series that will IY”H review all of the details known about the Rabbeiim. Given at Chovevei Torah. Lecture Fifteen (Missing). Lecture Sixteen. 1) Misnagdim to the Baal Shem Tov (The Noda BiYehuda and the Vilner Gaon), 2) The Orach Chayim HaKadosh and the Baal Shem Tov., 3) The letter about aliyas…

The Baal Shem Tov. His life and legacy. (5772/2011) Lecture 12

This is a new series that will IY”H review all of the details known about the Rabbeiim. Given at Chovevei Torah. Lecture Twelve. The philosophy of Chassidus (6). Torah and Tefilla as they are enlightened and inspired by Chassidus and the Baal Shem Tov’s derech.

The Baal Shem Tov. His life and legacy. (5772/2011) Lecture 11

This is a new series that will IY”H review all of the details known about the Rabbeiim. Given at Chovevei Torah. Lecture Eleven. The philosophy of Chassidus (5). How special is a Jew. Some stories.