Why did Ya’akov not trust Yosef’s word? Why did he also request an oath? Also: Why doesn’t Rashi accept the commentaries explanation, that Yakov wanted an oath to preempt what Pharoh is going to say? What is the difference between an oath and a promise? What does it mean when Hashem takes an oath? Why… Read more »
20-24 Teves: The Rambam and the Alter Rebbe: Their unique common denominators (part 1) The Rambam’s yohrzeit is 20 Teves and The Alter Rebbe’s Yohrzeit is 24 Teves.
A basic introduction explaining the first Maamor (discourse) of the Rebbe, in 5711 (1951) which set the agenda for our generation.
Shabbos Hagodol: The Alter Rebbe’s amazing approach to “Shabbos Hagodol”. When was (really) Yetzias Mitzrayim- the going out of Egypt?
The Rebbe requested that on Yud Shvat after Maariv, the first two chapters of the Maamor Bosi Legani should be recited. To facilitate, here are the first two chapters.
The Rebbe requested that on Yud Shvat after Shacharis, chapter 3 and 4 of the Maamor Bosi Legani should be recited. To facilitate, here are they are.
The Rebbe requested that on Yud Shvat after Mincha, the fifth chapter of the Maamor Bosi Legani should be recited. To facilitate, here it is.
Why did Moshe Rabbeinu carry the bones of Yosef?
Yisro: Why is it incumbent on a Yid to influence gentiles to fulfill their seven Noahide laws? Also: 1. Why isn’t it enough to spread Yiddishkeit amongs Yidden? Why do we also have to encourage the gentiles to do their Mitzvos? 2. Why did the Rebbe start this campaign in these last decades? 3. What… Read more »
Did the Yidden say “Naase venishma” before or after the giving of the Torah?
Based on Likutei Sichos Vol. 21 pages 138-145 and others