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Bamidbar 209

  1. The dearness of the aspect of “Family” in counting Bnei Yisroel and the connection to Jewish Women and daughters (N’Shei u’Banot Yisroel)
  2. Preparation to Matan Torah of women and daughters of Yisroel
  3. The miracle that in all the six hundred thousand that were in the desert no one had a defect
  4. The scrupulousness of Jewish daughters in Modesty (Tzniut) even in Egypt
  5. Conversion according to Halacha in Eretz Yisroel
  6. Lesson from counting the Bnei Yisroel – the greatness of each one of Yisroel

Chag HaShavuot 232

  1. The connection of “three-part Torah” to the “third month” according to Chassidut and in Avodat HaAdam
  2. The lesson from the Torah being given in a desert
  3. The advantage of women in the test of the Sin of the Calf and in donating for the Mishkan
  4. Rosh Chodesh Sivan – the unity of Yisroel and the connection to women
  5. The unity of all Yisroel begins with unity in the family through the Akeret Habayit (the mainstay of the home) – specifically in our time
  6. The unity of Yisroel at Matan Torah through accepting the Yoke (of Heaven) and Bitul through happiness (simcha) . connected with the unity of the family and fitting for women
  7. “You shall be for me a kingdom of priests . . holy” – three good advantages
  8. All Yisroel is ‘a kingdom of priests” and the preparation to this by educating children
  9. All of the good advantages in the first five days of Sivan (Debate in law of Mitzrayim in today’s times
  10. Siyum Seder Mo’ed and Siyum tractate Yevamot – “Torah scholars increase peace in the world and therefore the fire of Gehinom does not touch them. The connection to the days of preparation for Matan Torah
  11. Blessing for health in conjunction to the preparation for Matan Torah
  12. The connection of Chag HaShavuot to Moshe, King David and the Baal Shem Tov. Chumash , Tehillim, Tanya (The importance of learning Chitas) and the lesson regarding the education of children
  13. Tahalucha - (Yom Tov walk to other shuls)
  14. Lesson from Chag HaShavuot - Through the completeness of Avodah from below (of Shavuot) comes the revelation from Above in the manner of a gift
  15. Bringing close those who are far from Judaism
  16. Two aspects in the Mitzvah of Talmud Torah – learning and realizing the connection with the Giver of Torah; and also with learning the Torah of the Nasi HaDor (leader of the generation)
  17. “Just as there (at Matan Torah) it was with awe etc so to now”
  18. The main advantage of (learning) Torah according to Torat Chabad – cleaving to G-d
  19. The "Torah of G-d” is made “his Torah” through learning through Avodat HaShem and purity etc
  20. Chassidut Chabad – a portion of our holy Torah and the necessity of learning it through the preface of “We will do and we will hear” (Naaseh v’Nishma)
  21. The common point between Matan Torah and “Hakhel”
  22. Chag HaShavuot does not have a date but it is the fiftieth day (continuation) of leaving Egypt
  23. True freedom – accepting Torah
  24. “Rav Yosef etc But for the influence of this day how many Josephs are there in the market place!"
  25. The innovation of Matan Torah – making an abode for G-d specifically through the actions of those below (tachtonim). “to the fullness of your open-handed gift that you can give” (Deut. 16:10)- to give of “your hands” and not the “your heart” Bitul to the Master of Will is expressed specifically in action
  26. “Our children are our guarantors” – preparation to Matan Torah through strengthening Chinuch of the children
  27. Explanation of the saying of the Sages (Tal. Bava Basra 147a): “(if) the weather on the Festival of Pentecost is fine sow wheat” according to Chassidut
  28. Siyum Tractate Nedarim according to Chassidut and the connection to the standing at Har Sinai
  29. “The wisdom of women build a house” – The obligation of women to build their home with a Chassidic spirit
  30. “So should you say to Beit Yaakov” – this (refers) to the women. The advantage of women specifically according to Chassidut Chabad
  31. The aspect of receiving the Torah with happiness and Pnimiyut
  32. The double connection of women to receiving the Torah, It was said to them before the men. And they have the obligation of Chinuch of “Our children are our guarantors”
  33. The explanation of the verse: “I was an example for the multitude, but You were my strong shelter.(Psalms 71:7) in conjunction with Jewish women and daughters
  34. Reading Megillat Ruth on Chag HaShavuot and the lesson from this
  35. Hilulah of the Baal Shem Tov whose two foundations of his Torah are – Ongoing creation every moment and Divine Providence

Divine Providence 277

  1. The viewpoint of the Baal Shem Tov; The viewpoint of the Sages preceding the Baal Shem Tov; If there exists before the Baal Shem Tov anyone who holds that Divine Providence extends to the mineral, vegetative and animal. If Creation every moment proves Divine Providence
  2. Two categories of Divine Providence – revealed and hidden Divine Providence.

Naso 285

  1. The law and the source that girls (besulot) do not cover their hair
  2. The advantage of a wig

Baalotecha 285

  1. The hint in Parshat Behaalotecha to light up all the candles (souls) – even that (soul) which is called “nidach” (banished) etc.
  2. Three types of candles: lights of the Menorah, lights of Chanukah and lights of Shabbat and Yom Tov
  3. “On the word of G-d, did Bnei Yisroel camp and on the word of G-d, did they travel” – Nevertheless they did not travel without Miriam
  4. Debate in the manner of writing the inverted Nun’s in Parshat Behaalotecha

Shlach 289

  1. The Spies were righteous at that time yet nevertheless when they saw with their eyes the difficult Avodah of refining he land, they fell from their level; From this is a lesson for someone reaching a new level (e.g. Bar Mitzvah etc) not to be dismayed (shelo yispoel) ; Women hold the land dear; The lesson to the graduates of Beis Rivka and the counselors of Camp “Emunah”
  2. The lesson from the episode of the Spies in Avodat HaAdam for one who finds difficulty in his Avodah - specifically in our generation
  3. The error of the Spies according to Chassidut and the lesson: “The land is very very good”
  4. Explanation of Tanya (end of chap twenty-nine):: “Whence did their faith in G-d’s ability return to them?”
  5. Women hold the land dear – Avodah of women specifically in Chinuch
  6. The special connection of women to the “Holy Land”
  7. As above, the advantage of “Beis Rivka”
  8. Sons must be higher than the fathers – “and the children who you have spoken etc I will bring them and they will know the Land”
  9. The necessity and advantage of the government of Israel supporting proper Torah educational institutions
  10. The lesson from the Mitzvah of “challah” to the graduating students and counselors of Camp “Emunah”
  11. The advantage of beautifying a Mitzvah – specifically Tzitzit and Talit
  12. Why they did not bring a proof for sleeping in a Talit Koton from those that died in the desert
  13. The aspect of wrapping in a Talit (gadol) like the “wrapping of the Ishmaelites” (Atifas HaYishmaeilim)

Rosh Chodesh Tammuz 311

  1. Yisroel counts and is compared to the moon and the nations of the world to the sun. They will be renewed like it in the Future;
  2. The study specifically of Rosh Chodesh Tammuz
  3. The conn to the graduates of Beis Rivka
  4. women have a special relationship with Rosh Chodesh as reward for not partaking in the Sin of the Calf (Pirkei d’Rebi Eliezer 45)
  5. Women have very strong faith (“An atonement for all their generations”)
  6. The Avodah of Chinuch for women particularly in Rosh Chodesh Tammuz – the month of the Geulah of the Rebbe Rayatz; The connection to the graduates and counselors

Korach           323

  1. Explanation of the claim of Korach, “a tallit that is completely Techailes etc.", and Moshe’s answer. The lesson to the students of Tomchei Tmimim in particular/
  2. Explanation of Rambam (end of Hilchot Shmittah v’Yovel) “But each man and woman etc.”

Chukat  326

  1. Explanation of the Midrash (Bamidbar Rabba 19:4) “on each thing . . Moshe’s face darkened”. Dealing with a person who is cut off, G-d forbid, from his roots etc./
  2. Increasing physical health by adding in spiritual health

Balak 328

  1. The connection of Balaam's prophecy with the festival of Chag HaGeulah – Yud Beis – Gimmel Tammuz

Yud Beis – Yud-Gimmel Tammuz 329

  1. The effect of the redemption even to “someone who is just called Yisroel in name only”; Receiving vitality from the leader of the generation in all one’s aspects /
  2. Drawing down the redemption into everyone – even to those who are called Jewish in name only/
  3. Padah B’Shalom etc.” within each person/
  4. The virtue of Oholei Yosef Yitzchak /
  5. Through the redemption of the head – after the head goes the body /
  6. Remembrance of the redemption must effect a negating of being affected by obstacles and barriers/ the effect of the Geulah with alacrity and swiftness – like the blossoming of Aaron’s staff/
  7. “May G-d be with us etc.” an auspicious time for good resolutions /
  8. The effect of the Geulah in each person that his Avodah be from Mesirat Nefesh/ the lesson of the redemption from the Baal HaGeulah in the Maamer “Baruch HaGomel” on Shabbat Parshat Pinchas 5687; Four levels of vitality in Avodat HaAdam/
  9. The fifth of Tammuz and its virtue; Forty years since the Geulah/
  10. learning and study of the episode of the Redemption, imprisonment, and the causes that resulted in it ("knowledge, wisdom, and truth will become abundant” -Rambam - Hilchot Teshuva 5:2, end of Hilchot Melachim) /
  11. Geulah - after imprisonment: transforming darkness to light; the order of conduct - Chesed, Din Rachamim: Going out of the imprisonment of the soul through Teshuvah and good deeds /
  12. ”Only the bodies were given to subjugation etc.”; Chinuch and addition in the three pillars /
  13. Auspicious days (Yemei segulah); especially in the Jubilee year of the Nesiut of the Baal HaGeulah; “O L-rd, hasten to my assistance. . O L-rd hasten to me. . do not delay”/
  14. Time to reflect on the reason for the imprisonment etc. /
  15. Lesson from the episode of the imprisonment and the redemption, in conjunction to the Sicha of the Baal HaGeulah, “May G-d be with us etc.” and the Parsha of the week – Balaam’s prophecy; Debate in the source of Rambam's ruling at the end of Hilchot Chanukah that the Torah was given to make peace in the world

Bein HaMetzarim. 352

  1. "Conquering the world" though Torah study, especially in the “Bein HaMetzarim", in which it says “Zion shall be redeemed with justice, and they that return of her, with righteousness " (women with Torah study and Tzedaka)
  2. A double consolation (Nechama Bechaflayim) – where one sees the good of the afflictions; "This is also for the good" (Gam Zu L’Tovah)/ Double – in an inordinate measure/
  3. Double consolation through the preparation and preface of spreading the Wellsprings of Chassidut/
  4. "Because of our sins we have been exiled from our land etc." (debate in the wording of Rambam, Hilchot Melachim Chapter 11 “HaMelech HaMoshiach”(King Messiah etc.): Siyum of Tractate Beitza and the beginning of Tractate Sukkah, according to the Chassidut/
  5. By hoping for Moshiach we hasten his coming/
  6. The dedication of a synagogue on Shabbat Nachamu /
  7. Explanation of the details of Rambam’s words in the end Hilchot Melachim Chapter 11, “A king shall arise from the house of David etc.” /
  8. A special lesson from the month "Menachem Av" for the youth

Days of summer 363

  1. Emissaries of Merkos L’Inyanei Chinuch in the days of summer ("vacation days” – are only in mundane matters) /
  2. "Conquering the world" though Torah study in the Avodah of the aforementioned Shluchim /
  3. the days of summer and vacation - a time to increase in Torah and Mitzvot/
  4. Order of conduct for Yeshiva students during the summer /
  5. Utilizing the time of healing the body to heal the soul /
  6. Setting times for Torah study in the country/
  7. Vacation days of Freedom – not to pause, G-d forbid, from Torah



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