Classes

02. Shuva Yisroel 5738

Shuva Yisroel 5738, Class One.This ma’amar is the second part of a hemshech (series) of threeincluding the Rosh Hashana maamar “Min HaMeitzer” (Out of Narrowness),“Shuva” (Return) on Parshas Ha’azinu (Kinehser).The essence of the Ma’amar is the need for Hashem to show us mercy, because we don’t know the extent of our own deficiency because we...

02. Shir Hamaalos Mima'amakim 5739

Shir Hama’alos Mima’amakim 5739 Class One: Hashem is crowned as as a King by being praised and called a King. This class discusses the idea of שמות and שבחים that reveal כחות from Elokus and Tzadikim etc. Different levels of names: 1) Calling someone smart or kind. 2) Calling him by his name, but where...

שובה ישראל ה'תשמ"א.

Class One. There are three Teshuvos in the Pesukim שובה ישראל גו. 1) שובה ישראל עד הוי’ אלוקיך 2) קחו עמכם דברים ושובו אל הוי 3) אמרו אליו כל תשא עון גו They correspond to the three תשובות found in לקוטי תורה ד”ה מה טובו which are: 1) סור מרע, 2) עשה טוב 3) בקש...

שובה ישראל ה'תשמ"ב.

Class One. Teshuva also has two (basic) levels as discussed above about סובב כל עלמין and about יחידה 1) that comes down, 2) The way it is במקומו. This explains why its says שובה ישראל rather than שובה יעקב. Class Two. This class explored the rest of the Possuk: עד הוי’ אלוקיך many levels of...

שובה ישראל התשמ"ג.

Class One. Little text was read in this class. The idea explored (which is apparently the essence of the Ma’amar) is the idea that all levels of יראה are connected because at their root is ביטול. In a similar vein all levels of תשובה are connected even the lowliest of a sinner and the loftiest...

Shuva Yisroel 5744.

Two meanings of ‘Ad’ 1) Malchus, 2) Our Elokim becomes Havaya. Only Havaya can affect Tshuva like this. The free will needed to affect the Tshuva from the highest levels.

Shuva Yisroel 5746.

Class One. Snow and ice represent the great Tzimtzum. But snow represents the Tzimtzum on a level that allows what was before to reappear while ice represents the Tzimtzum that blocks it out totally. This refers to two levels of the first Tzimtzum- that connects and that separates. 1) World and Torah, 2) two perspectives...

SHUVA 5748.

The Teshuva of a Yid who walks straight (Tzadik or Beinoni).

SHUVA 5749.

Higher Teshuva.