Classes

ViHikrisem Luchem Arim 5712

Class One. This is the first class on this Maamar.We explore the question of what (really) is the difference between K’dusha and Klipa, if both come from Hashem and both would not exist without Him what really is the difference? We are introduced to the idea of ‘Chai BiKiyum Atzmi’. Class Two. The second part...

להבין ענין כתיבת ספר תורה ה'תש"ל

This 10 Shvat Ma’amar connected to the completing of the Moshiach’s Sefer Torah is very connected to Parshas Masei. Class One. Introduction to the idea of edited Ma’amarim. The face has three levels: 1) Large holes [ears, nose, mouth etc.], 2) hair, 3) the face itself. These three levels are understood in two opposite ways,...

39. Vihaya Midai Chodesh 5737

Vihaya Midai Chodesh 5737.This Ma’amar is (short, but it is) a Ma’amar within a Ma’amar:1) Aileh Masei Moshe gives koach and Aharon helps us rise up; but we don’t go back to the same place from which we came (טהורה היא) but to a higher source (לאשתאבא בגופא דמלכא)2) The same is true about Moshiach...

34. אלה מסעי בני ישראל ה'תשל"ט

אלה מסעי בני ישראל ה’תשל”ט This class has about ten minutes (in the beginning) on the issue of fasts that fall on Shabbos and דעת רבי who says that once they were pushed away we shouldn’t fast at all. The Ma’amar is clear and classic: 1) we are journeying out of Egypt always, as each...

אלה מסעי ה'תשמ"א.

This Ma’amar explains that the Torah is an eternal practical lesson and in that spirit the 42 journeys are explained. The life of the person and the day of the person have 42 journeys from leaving the exile and constraint of the womb and the bed until one reaches the highest levels. Each higher level...

אלה מסעי ה'תשמ"ב.

Class One. The classic discussion of Chassidus on this Possuk is repeated here. The journeys from Egypt and through the desert are ירידה צורך עלי’ה on two levels: 1) The Yidden have an Aliya. 2) They took along and elevated the sparks of Mitzrayim. Thus the departure is really taking Egypt along. Thus the reference...

Aile Masai 5744.

These Journeys set up all the Birurim in history. Though the desert has nothing to elevate (Birurim) and settle (Dira BiTachtonim), it is the defeat of the Shoresh of Klipa, so that the lesser Klipos can have an Aliya.

Aile Masei 5746. (5772/2012).

The meaning of the recalling the Masei- the Journeys of the Jews as they left Egypt and traveled towards Eretz Yisroel. Two different Chassidic interpretations, provide different versions of these Pesukim, one based on the idea that the Journey is about elevating God’s world with Godliness and the second is about the “Yerida Tzorech Aliya”...