Vol 32.28 - Hosafot - Supplement                     Spanish French Audio  Video

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Vayikra 183

Directive of the alter Rebbe that a Shochet must be exceedingly G-d fearing

Explanation of the lengthy wording of the Sages the “if he would put in it honey” etc.  and why it is not stated concisely

“Scripture has repeated it, to make it indispensable“('בעינן שָׁנָה עליו הכתוב לעכב') – Whether this is specifically regarding Kodashim or not.  

Nisan 184

Explanation of “This month is to you” according to the Talmud Yerushalmi (Yevamot 8:3) “And from Chodesh his wife he begot” – meaning that the Halacha was created (ויולד מן חודש אשתו, שנתחדשה הלכה)

Whether the Geulah was in Nissan or Tishrei;

The war of Gog and Magog;

Moshiach ben Yosef

Every day of Nissan is a Rosh Chodesh, virtue of the month and its effect on all the months

Yud Alef Nissan 186

Blessing of Yud-Alef Nisan 5747

Aspect of Yud-Alef Nisan and the month of Nissan and Pesach and Mizmor 96 – in all of the them Oneg and happiness is stressed

Blessing of Yud-Alef Nisan 5748

The day and month and year are unified

Blessing of Yud-Alef Nisan 5749

The allusion of the blessing in Tehillim Mizmor 88

Letter to children in connection with the seventieth year

Letter of 5739

Pesach 196

Aspects of Pesach 196

The three Matzot are Keilim/receptacles, and the six items (on the Seder plate) Orot/lights

Explanation of what is written in the siddur Arizal that there are fifteen Dayeinu’s

One who eats Chometz on Pesach if he fulfills Tashbisu (the command to destroy all Chometz) and Bal Yirah (not seeing Chometz) 

Grape juice for the Four Cups

General letters 198

Twenty-fifth of Adar 5747 – the unity of Pesach – haste and running (חפזון וריצה) and there also must be in the Avodah of a person – alacrity and skipping (זריזות ודילוג)

For free-choice to exist there must also exist alacrity in the opposite of holiness, and in order to ease free-choice, three signs were given to Yisroel - bashful, merciful and performing kind deeds  (ביישנים רחמנים גומלי חסדים) that are interconnected

Yud-Alef Nissan 5747

Continuation. This aspect becomes expressed in the life of a Yisroel – rushing in the preparation of Pesach

The three aforementioned signs in all places and time; how it is expressed in our time

Erev Rosh Chodesh Nissan 5748

Rosh Chodesh Nissan - Rosh Hashanah for kings and for festivals

When they left Egypt, Yisroel was made into a nation through their redemption from the servitude of the Egyptians - negating idol worship and accepting Torah and Mitzvot; and in a manner that the head is on the legs and on the innards

Yud Alef Nissan 5748. Continuation the lesson from the calendar setup. Chag HaPesach on Shabbat. And specifically in the year of Hakhel

Rosh Chodesh Nissan 5749; a leap year - uniting the sun and the moon. Mashpia and Mekabel

Yud Alef Nissan 5749:  continuation: the aforementioned in a manner that they are made into one entity, as is learned front eh korban Pesach

Telegrams for Chag ha HaPesach 5747- 5749 225

Sefirat HaOmer 226

Caution from crossing the international Dateline in the days of Sefirah

Shemini 237

Siyum of Iggeret haTeshuvah “man sanctifies himself a bit from below etc.” (אדם מקדש עצמו מעט מלמטה)

Tazria 227

Permissible manners of preventing pregnancy according to Halacha

Using electricity for and illness that prevents pregnancy

Manner of preventing pregnancy; negation of tying the fallopian tubes

Advice and Segulot for having children

Precision in Family Purity through reviewing the Halachot; entering pregnancy in a precarious situation is dependent on the view of a Rav who is a Posek

Negation of negative thoughts and worries in the aspects of having children

Laws of touching during pregnancy

Gynecological examinations by a doctor

Nursing a child for one who is sensitive

Segulot for the term of pregnancy

The entrance of the nefesh HaKedosha at the time of the Mila

Explanation of the three aspects of Mila

Shalom Zachor for a male and not for a female

Metzora 233

Explanation of Pirush haMishnayot of Rambam (Nazir 8:6) regarding the shaving of a Metzora after Tevilah

Explanation of the question of the Talmud (Kiddushin 57a) regarding the bird of the Metzora that is slaughtered and found to be non-kosher (Traif)

Permissible manners of testing the semen of the husband

Permission to cohabit with a contraceptive sponge (moch)

Permissible manners to prevent pregnancy according to Halacha

Regarding prostate surgery

Saying the first four Mizmorei Tehillim at night

Boundary of Bein HaShamashot (twilight) regarding the bedikah examination of a Niddah

When the ovulating period does not coincide with the days of purity; ditto

The virtue of engaging in the purity/Tahara of Jewish women and the commotion to the days of Sefirah

Virtue of a kosher Mikvah and the connection to Matan Torah

Washing in rivers and seas in lieu of immersing in a Mikvah

The Tahara of a spring that is flowing specifically

‘Eid echad neman b'issurin” (עד א' נאמן באיסורין) (a single witness is believed in non-monetary cases).

Explanation of the Kesef Mishnah end of Perek 6 of Hilchot Avot haTuma’ah that the Tahara of the person immersing is when they go out of the Mikvah

Whether tooth fillings are a Chatzizah/barrier for Tevilah

Tevilah in a Mikvah with a cloth in the ear

Necessity for alacrity regarding family purity

Necessity for education in Family Purity

Rectification for stumbling in Family Purity

Exactness in Family Purity ()

Segulah against children dying (R”L)

Acharei 244

Adopting children

Regarding the son of a Niddah (בן הנדה).

If the law of “and to the wife of your people” applies to a woman

Kedoshim 245

Dearness of the mitzvah of Ahavat Yisroel

Haircutting specifically at the age of three and not after Lag B’Omer

Not to preface the haircutting before the age of three

Not to postpone the haircutting because of the fear of a cold

Negation of the custom not to touch the Peyot of the head

Not to change the clothing – whether Peyot and a beard are included

Reason for growing the beard

Negation of the idea that that the beard prevents earning Parnassah

Negation of cutting the beard of the father of the bride before the wedding

Cutting the moustache

Emor 250

Debate in the words of the Talmud (Bechorot 41a) regarding “a depression in the fleshy part is considered a blemish” (חרוץ במקום בשר הוי מומא) and the Rabbeinu Gershom there and the law of Nega’im that it must be deeper that the shade (עמוק מן הצל)

Lag B’Omer 251

Letter to Jewish children – 5747: arranging the parade on Lag B’Omer

Letter to the parents and teachers – 5747; ditto

General letter – 5749

Increasing in Torah, Avodah and Gemilut Chassadim

Behar 257

Selling land (on Shmittah) temporarily in relation to trees

Negation of travelling to Eretz Yisroel in a Jewish ship because of the concern of the desecration of Shabbat

Bechukotai 260

Fulfilling Mitzvot is the way to receive G-d’s blessings

Pirkei Avot 260

Chapter seven: explanation of “one who learns from his fellow even one letter”

Sicha Shabbat Parshat Bechukotai, 22 Iyar 5746

Connection of Ahavat Yisroel to the days of Sefirah, and especially to Lag B’Omer and the Rashbi

Directive concerning arranging farbrengens on Shabbat Parshat Bamidbar, Erev Rosh Chodesh Sivan

mSichas Acharon Shel Pesach ( and the farbrengen after this) 5744

Enactment to study sefer Yad Hachazaka of Rambam by all Yisroel in three manners: three chapters a day, one chapter a day and sefer HaMitzvot


Index of topics 281

Index of verses 298

Index of statement of the sages 309

Index of sefarim 321


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