Vol 5.30 - Hosafot - Supplement Spanish French Audio Video
Par. 1: Virtue of Rashi on the Torah
Par. 2: Explanation Rashi (beginning of Parsha) "There are those among our Sages who infer from it to his praise" in Avodat HaAdam
Par. 6: Explanation of Rashi (10:26) "Chatzarmaves" and the lesson in Avodah. study in Halacha (regarding writing the name in a Get) ; Explanation of Rashi Bereishit (2:14)
Par. 12: Explanation of Torah Or Parshat Noach s.v Mayim Rabim - Prayer at length for businesmen and Torah scholars
Par 16: Explanation of Tanya Chap. 41 "He uniquely bestows His Kingship upon His people Israel and upon him in particular (ומייחד מלכותו על עמו ישראל בכלל, ועליו בפרט) and "And, behold, G-d stands over him" (והנה ה׳ ניצב עליו)
Lech Lecha 297
Par. 1: Explanation in Rashi (beginning of the Parsha - s.v. "Lech Lecha" and s.v. "and I will make of you a great nation") that they are two opinions - if the walking causes a blessing or whether there is blessing despite the walking in Avodat HaAdam – from the perspective of the body and the soul. Lesson in the Avodah of Shlichus
Par. 9: Explanation in Rashi (12:11) s.v. “Behold I know etc.” two explanations in Rashi in accordance with the body and soul. Lesson concerning caution regarding superfluities (״מותרות״)
Par 15: Explanation of verse 15:15 "Go to your ancestors in peace" and Rashi's comment that Terach repented; and the compatibility with Rashi (end of Parshat Noach) s.v. "And Terah died in Charan"; Debate in the law respecting parents who are wicked.
Par. 1: The Parsha of the week is relevent to both the previous week and the following week
Par 2: Explanation of Rashi (Beginning of the Parsha) sv "and He appeared to him"; Debate in the nature of Bikur Cholim (visiting the sick) for Bnei Noah; Debate why Avraham did not fulfill the Mitzvah of Milah before he was commanded to do so; The lesson in Avodah; Difference between the Mitzvot that the Patriarchs fulfilled versus the Mitzvot after Matan Torah.
Par 13: Explanation of the two versions of the answer of the Tzemach Tzedek to the Rebbe Rashab in his childhood concerning why G-d appeared to Avraham yet does not appear to us
Par. 18: Explanation of the saying of the sages (Shab.127a) 'Hospitality to wayfarers is greater than welcoming the presence of the Shechinah (״גדולה הכנסת אורחים מהקבלת פני השכינה״)" which is learned from the hospitality of Avraham.
Par 30: Explanation of the connection of the Haftorah "and one woman" to Parshat Vayeira according to the saying of the Alter Rebbe on this
Chayei Sarah 336
Par 1: Explanation of Rashi (beginning of Parsha) "One hundred like etc. all are equal in good" and the reason for the name of the Parsha - Chayei Sarah even though it deals mostly of events after her death etc.
Par 10: Lesson from the three stories in the Parsha - the burial of Sarah, Isaac and Rebecca's marriage and taking Keturah as a wife - world, year, soul (olam shanah nefesh/עולם שנה נפש)
Par 13: Explanation of "And Avraham was old etc. in all" - and the relationship to the Rebbe Rashab (whise birthday is on Chof Cheshvan) - old/zakein - studying in Yeshiva "In all/bakol whose gematria is 52 (ben)
Par 19: Comparison between the maamarim sv "and the days of Sarah were 5675 and 5679
( ויהיו חיי שרה תרע״ה ועטר-ת ) regarding "the days of the life of Sarah
Par 1: Explanation of Rashi (beginning of Parsha) "Jacob and Esau spoken of in the Parsha" - "He formed Isaac's face similar to that of Avraham" and the reason that the name of the Parsha is plainly: "Toldot", and the lesson
Par 18: Explanation of "Spreading the wellsprings of Chassidut outwardly( ״יפוצו מעיינותיך חוצה״) (on Yud-Tes Kislev) according to the aforementioned Rashi: "He formed Isaac's face etc."
Par 23: Explanation of the virtue of Isaac over that of Avraham according to Chassidut; Virtue of kindness over severity (גבורות על חסדים)
Par 26: Explanation of Rashi (19:20) that Isaac waited for Rivkah until she was three years old
Vayetze, Tes Kislev 371
Par. 1: Explanation Rashi (beginning of Parsha) "Since it was due etc. when it finished (the account of Eisov's marriage) it went back to the previous subject". "Why, then, mention his departing?" (the concept of "“May I receive a double portion of the prophetic spirit that energizes you.”
(״פי שנים ברוחך״), Isaac in Avraham's lifetime, the Tzemach Tzedekin the Mitteler Rebbe's lifetime
Par. 14: Maamer of the Tzemach Tzedek sv "And he dreamed and behold a ladder"; Explanation of the Midrash: "Satan and P'ninah's intentions were for the sake of Heaven"; Explanation of Tanya (End of Chap 19) "All nations are as nought towards You" etc.
Par. 1: Explanation of Rashi (Beginning of Parsha)" "Actual angels" and the lesson.
Par. 9: Explanation of Rashi 32:11) s.v. "I Have become small from all the kindnesses" and the explanation of the Alter Rebbe (Igerret HaKodesh ep. 2) on this verse
Par 14: "And he took from thaat which came into his hand" 32:14) - the explanation in chassidut (Torah Or beg. of Parsha) that these are the offerings of Tohu - all the offerings are called Mincha. Virtue of the Mincha prayer; virtue of incense over Korbanot
Par. 19: Explanation of Rashi (34:25) s.v. "The two sons of Jacob" The reason for thr obligation of Mitzvot for the inhabitants of Schechem. Debate in the nature of thr commandment of judgement/"dinim" (and honoring one's father) for Bnei Noach and the lesson
Par 27: Explanation of Rashi, end of Parsha "Magriel is Rome"
Chof Marcheshvan 415
Auspicious day for aspects of Yeshivot Tomchei Tmimim
Explanation of the story of the generations of Jacob and Esau in Avodat HaAdam: Yetzer Tov and Yetzer HaRa
,Divine soul and the animal soul
Through "Sitting in the tents" (״יושב אוהלים״) - setting times for Torah study one overcomes Eisav and Yishmael in every generation
Yud Kislev 418
Preparation to Yud-Tes Kislev: Redemption in peace/ פרה בשלום - by Avodah in the three avennues Torah , Avodah and charitable deeds.
Spreading the wellsprings of Chassidut - brings near Geulah (two periods in the era of Moshiach - War and Peace)
Debate of Rashi and Rosh in the Din of Thirteen years old becoming responsible for Mitzvot: The ramification in Halacha and the lesson in Avodah
Yud Dalet Kislev 422
Sichas S"P Vayishlach 16 Kislev 5729
Blessings of G-d to the blessers and well-wishers of the fortieth marriage anniversary. Advantage of blessing over prayer: the receptacle - Torah and Tzedaka. The connection to the number 40
Letter - regarding the above 429
Yud Tet Kislev 431
Necessity of holding Farbrengens on Yud-Tes Kislev to spread the wellsprings outward
Explanation of the three details (a) Spreading (b) your wellsprings (c) outward
The purpose of the soul's descent: serving G-d with joy / Source for the expression "holiday of holidays ( ״חג החגים״) for Yud Tes Kislev /
Explanation of the Maamer Padah b'Shalom 5726
Reason for consolidating the the three lines into two: (a ) Torah and charitable deeds (b) prayer.
Reason for the emphasis "all who occupy etc." that it refers to the person who occupies himself.
Explanation of the words of the Sicha on Yud Tes Kislev 5709: Chassidut is placing order in no order (חסידות איז אריינטראגן סדר אין בלתי סדר וכוי) etc. / Relationship Yud Tes Kislev and Chanukah: Aspect of Chanukah Gelt (מעות תנוכה) ; The virtue of Tzedaka
Two aspects of a candle/Neir - oil and a wick or a receptacle
Candle lighting alludes to the general Avodat HaAdam
Second day of Chanukah - seven days from Yud Tes Kislev, time of a double strengthening ( "ki tov" was said twice) of Torah and charitable deeds imbued with love of G-d and love of Yisrael (Explanation of the word Tarmudai (תרמודאי) ) / Debate and explanation that the phrase "mehadrin min haMehadrin" ( ״מהדרין מן המהדרין״) is found precisely on Chanukah accoring to Nigleh (revealed Torah) and Chassidut / Debate in the boundaries of "hidur Mitzvah" ( ״הידור מצוה״) im many places in the Talmud / Aspect of Ner - publicizing the miracle until the the level of regel/foot is removed from the market place of the public domain (ררה״ר); Nature of dedication of the Temple at the time of the Hasmoneans / Chanukah candles effuse holiness on all Yisrael the entire year (Our custom not to light the menorah on the window sill / ארן החלון)
Time of the completion of "Sefer HaYashar" (Chumash Bereshit/'upright book') - Lessson concerning Avodah in the ways of the Patriarchs who are called upright/Yasharim in the three lines of Torah , Avodah and Gemilut Chassadim
Difference between Menashe and "Efraim" in their relevance to Galut - negation of Galut or its refinement (שלילת הגלות או בירורו)
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