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Bamidbar 133

  1. Source of Ramban (Num. 1:45) concerning the Pidyon-Nefesh of the Nasi’im and the debate in this
  2. Likkutei Torah concerning connection of the song of the cows [that carried the Ark] to King David

Chag HaShavuot 135

  1. Order of preparation to Matan Torah during all the days from Rosh Chodesh Sivan. And also every year before Shavuot
  2. The advantage of the preparation to Matan Torah over Matan Torah
  3. “They camped opposite the mountain” - Unity
  4. Special merit on Matan Torah to women
  5. Connection of women specifically to Chinuch
  6. Before Shavuot – a fitting tome to strengthen fulfillment of Torah and Mitzvot
  7. The beginning of the Shloshet Yemei Hagbalah - a fitting time to strengthen learning Torah in Olam, Shanah, Nefesh (place, time and souls) the acronym “Ashan” (Mount Sinai smoked); The Mivtzaim
  8. Encouragement in Mivtzaim of Chinuch – Taharat Mishpacha
  9. The time that the decree was annulled
  10. It is baseless to say that Matan Torah is only an aspect of adding
  11.  The lesson from G-d’s descending on Har Sinai that one has to lower oneself from his status in order to have an effect on another
  12. Preciseness of the expression “Receiving the Torah with happiness and in Pnimiyut”
  13. Explanation of Alter Rebbe in Shulchan Aruch O,C, 494:1 for the reason it is called the time of the giving of Torah on Shavuot
  14. Ten Commandments – epitome of Above and epitome of Below together
  15. The Rebbe Rayatz’s sending of a Sefer Torah to the Holy Land
  16. Special lesson to the residents of Kfar Chabad for Shavuot 5716
  17. The purpose of travelling to the Diaspora (Chutz L’Aretz ) is to stress the advantage of the quality etc.
  18. Directive from the Baal Shem Tov (Whose Hilulah s on Shavuot) that Avodah must be with happiness
  19. The innovation of the Baal Shem Tov that Divine Providence is also in inanimate objects and it is not connected to Gilgulim (reincarnations)
  20. The holding of the mountain over their heads like a barrel. And the preceding of Na’aseh to Nishma (“We will do and we will hear”) – which came first
  21. Chinuch - Our children are our guarantors; Special awakening on Shavuot in the aspect of Chinuch
  22. Graduation of Tomchei Tmimim
  23. Graduation of Beis Rivka
  24. Building the Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim in Brooklyn
  25. The printing of the English translation of Tanya – side by side
  26. Connection of Matan Torah to the traveling of Orchim (guests)

Naso 185

  1. Explanation of Iggeret HaTeshuvah Chap. 1 “As it says in the Torah that they shall confess their sins”
  2. The necessity of wearing a wig
  3. The advantage of a wig over a scarf

Behaalotecha 185

  1. The connection of lighting the lamps to Yeshivat Tomchei Tmimim – lamplighters (neiros lehair);
  2. The connection with the opening of camp "Gan Yisroel"
  3. The view of the Alter Rebbe in Torah Or, s.v. “on the twenty-fifth of Kislev” in the time and manner of lighting the Menorah and its place.
  4. The correlation the days of Chanukah to the Seder HaMidot

Shlach 195   (Talit)

  1. The views in the Midrash if Joshua and Caleb carried the grape cluster
  2. The main complaint of the Spies and the answer thereof was with the aspect of “children” (“Taf”) ;Tomchei Tmimim
  3. The explanation of the wording of the Baal Shem Tov that the Angel Michael would forego all of his service for one of the four Tzitzit of a Yisroel
  4. Our custom in the twistings of the Tzitzit (3,3,1 ; 2,3,3 etc.)
  5. The manner of sewing the corners of a Talit Katan
  6. The blessing on a Talit Katan
  7. Wearing a Talit Katan at night
  8.  Our custom that the Shliach Tzibbur (prayer leader) does not wear a Talit for Mincha or Arvit – but not in a contentious manner

Rosh Chodesh Tammuz 201

  1. The advantage of the day that is the head and includes Yud-Beis Tammuz

Korach 203

  1. The lesson from the nullification of Korach’s claim that a house full of Sefarim is exempt from a Mezuzah – specifically for the students of Tomchei Tmimim
  2. The lesson from the conduct of the tribe of Levi - for all Yisroel

Yud-Beis Yud-Gimmel Tammuz 207

  1. Encouragement for the five Mivtzaim (Torah, Tefilin, Mezuzah , Tzedaka, Bayit Malei Sefarim (Jewish books in the home) 5734
  2. Special increase in the Mezuzah campaign – specifically before the Three Weeks
  3. Abolishment of the “Who is a Jew” law and the five campaigns also bring physical protection to the Jewish People
  4. Special emphasis of the five campaigns and specifically in the Mezuzah campaign - in the Holy Land
  5. Necessity of correcting the “Who is a Jew”
  6. The connection of the five campaigns also to women
  7. Encouragement of the five campaigns and the Shabbos and Yom Tov candles campaign – in conjunction with Yud-Beis Tammuz
  8. Encouragement of the campaigns for the Students of the Yeshivas
  9. In conjunction with Yud-Beis Tammuz - Encouragement of the five campaigns (mentioned above) and the also the campaign of Neirot Shabbos Kodesh, Kashrut and Taharat Mishpacha
  10. Explanation of Rambam (end of Hilchot Shmittah vYovel)
  11. Encouragement of women in conjunction with Yud-Beis Tammuz and the Avodah in the Summer
  12. Not participating in the Farbrengen in honor of Yud-Beis Tammuz- needs to cause a thirst and desire etc.
  13. Necessity of participating in Farbrengens
  14. The danger of methods ( analogous to medicines) utilized to draw close spiritually “ill” people of having an effect also on the “doctors” (educators etc.) through the use of “medicines”(methods) that [while helpful to sick people] are harmful to healthy people (and are helpful only to” ill people”)
  15. The special quality (segulah) of the time of Yud-Beis Tammuz
  16. The redemption of Yud-Beis Tammuz – for all Yisroel equally because its source is with self-sacrifice
  17. A time for making resolutions
  18. Encouragement in spreading Judaism through self-sacrifice
  19. Avodah of the students of the Yeshivot through self-sacrifice
  20. Encouragement in spreading Torah
  21. When an Olive is crushed it brings forth oil – the days of incarceration versus the days of the Nesiut (Leadership)
  22. A special time
  23. A special time since it is forty years from the Redemption
  24. The publication of Kuntras Mamarim (discourses) in honor of the fortieth year
  25. Special encouragement regarding Chinuch
  26. Encouragement regarding Chinuch for girls
  27. Sending three pamphlets that correspond to the three paths (Kavim) Torah , Avodah (connection) and Gemilat Chasadim
  28. Self-sacrifice for Chinuch
  29. Special encouragement for the students of the Yeshivot
  30. Telegram in honor of the fiftieth year of Redemption
  31. Telegram for the opening of camp “Gan Yisroel”

Balak 254

  1. The possibility of prophecy among other nations
  2. Explanation of Rambam (Hilchot Issurei Biah 12:4) : “before ten of Yisroel or more”

Pinchas 254

  1. The connection of “Mezuzah” to Pinchas
  2. View of Rambam in the Urim V’Tumim for a voluntary war
  3. The lesson from the chapter of the daughters of Tzelofchad
  4. Kashrus and Family Purity campaign
  5. The heter (exemption) to allow fasting on Rosh Chodesh, the prohibition of performing work on Rosh Chodesh
  6. The [boy’s] first haircut when the birthday is on Rosh Chodesh

Bein HaMetzarim 266

  1. Special encouragement to educators and parents concerning the Chinuch of children - “to destroy the enemies, and those who seek revenge” - 5733
  2. As above to the children
  3. Special connection between the aspects of the Bein Hametzarim to Jewish children
  4. Encouragement in increasing Torah and Tzedaka – “Zion will be redeemed through justice and her returnees through righteousness”, specifically in the Shmittah year, with oneself and with others
  5. Publication of pamphlets of Torah innovations (Chiddushei Torah)
  6.  Encouragement of the five campaigns which are a “refuge”
  7. The reason for Galut is only “because we sinned” and the nullification of the cause will bring the nullification of the effect
  8. Increasing in Torah and Tzedaka during the Nine Days
  9. Our custom for the Haftorah of Shabbat, Rosh Chodesh Menachem Av
  10. Prefacing the cure to the ill - making resolutions before the Bein HaMetzarim to increase in Torah and Tzedaka
  11. Nullifying the troubles of the nations to Yisroel through Torah and Mitzvot
  12. Bein HaMetzarim – not a punishment but a rectification
  13. The rectification - “pour out your wrath on the wood (Temple) etc.”
  14. The connection of the revelation of Torah to the Bein HaMetzarim
  15. A time to awaken Ahavat Yisroel
  16. Menachem Av – a consolation for our Father in heaven
  17. A neglect of doing a good deed must cause an increase (in that deed)
  18. Through cherishing Torah and Ahavat Yisroel we nullify the cause of the destruction of the two Temples
  19. Encouragement in the Mivtzaim, specifically in Eretz Yisroel

Matot 294

  1. The war of Midian – revenge and not conquest

Matot – Maasei 295

  1. The relationship of Parshat Matos the aspect of “Kashrut” and the aspect of Family Purity ; and also to Parshat Ma’asei
  2. Comments to Rambam’s Sefer HaMitzvot Neg. 1-2 concerning a Denier (Kofer)

Summertime 492

  1. “Vacation days” (yemei chofesh) - freedom from the schemes of the Yetzer Hara
  2. The necessity of continuing one’s studies during the summer
  3. The necessity of going on Merkos Shlichus
  4. The way to approach the communities when going on Merkos Shlichus



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