Classes

Toldos 26, 2. Yitzchak’s piety and removal from the world; Yeshiva (5781/ 2020).

Toldos 26, 2. Yitzchak’s piety and removal from the world; Yeshiva (5781/ 2020).Yitzchak’s story is squeezed into Parshas Toldos between the stories of Avraham and Yaakov.    Yitzchak’s role was different than his father’s or his son’s – Firstly he had the most difficult of tasks, to secure the teachings of Avrohom Avinu beyond his…

Likutei Sichos vol. 30 page 122 ff.

Yitzchok’s idea is digging wells. What water the wells give him is Hashem’s business. As a result his wells last. The three wells, built with different levels of dedication and sacrifice, last for different lengths of time. The third which is through Bittul and Kabbalas Ol lasts forever.

Likutei Sichos vol. 30 page 103 ff.

Yitzchok is even more like Avrohom, chesed, than is Avrohom himself because of the Bittul of Yitzchok.

Likutei Sichos vol. 15 page 191 ff.

Avrohom looked so much closer to Yishmael. In fact Yishmael did Teshuva during his father’s lifetime, while Aisav seemed so evil. Under the surface however, Yitzchok’s connection to Aisav is limitless (he was a Jew, only a sinner) while Yishmael’s relationship to Avrohom was on the outside only. This reflected the difference between who Avrohom…

Likutei Sichos vol. 15 page 122 ff. Torah Ohr Toldos (beg.)

This class combines a Sicha about Avrohom and the Torah Ohr (beginning of Parshas Toldos) that helps enlighten what separated Avrohom from Yitzchok. Avrohom shone light and inspired from above, doing what appears in affect to be forcing Arabs to see things his way and acquiesce to his request that they pray to Hashem. The…

Vol. 01 page 18 ff.

Yishmael’s Bris was rational and that is a liability compared with Yitzchok’s super-rational bond. It is the basis of the Jewish people and that they are a miraculous people attached to Hashem higher than reason, from infancy.

Sicha – 3 Avos = Balance (07)

Likutei sichos – Vol 30 p 103 ff Yitzchok’s successes reflect the KIRUV that came from his Bittul. Introduction to mystical idea: the Avos were a Merkava and their nature wasn’t natural but a Merkava as well. Page 107-8.

Likutei Sichos vol. 30 page 103 ff.

Yitzchok is even more like Avrohom, chesed, than is Avrohom himself because of the Bittul of Yitzchok.

Likutei Sichos vol. 30 page 122 ff.

Yitzchok’s idea is digging wells. What water the wells give him is Hashem’s business. As a result his wells last. The three wells, built with different levels of dedication and sacrifice last for different lengths of time. The third which is through Bittul and Kabbalas Ol lasts forever.

Likutei Sichos vol. 20 108 ff.

Aisav is Yitzchok’s son, and as he is in Yitzchok, he and Yaakov are just two versions of avodas Hashem, one that is like a Chossid and the other one who overcomes his Yetzer HaRa. Aisav just made bad choices.