Ep. 416: How Can We Practically Experience Renewal in the New Year?
Boruch Benyomin ben Menucha Lana and Miriam bas Chaya Sarah Althaus
Yekusiel ben Leah Rochel and Rochel bas Liba Farkash
Dedicated by Pinchas Todros ben Miriam and Sarah bas Rochel Althaus
- What should we be doing during the month of Elul?
- What is special about this month? 02:39
- Why is G-d compared to the “king in the field”? 05:50
- What are good middle ground resolutions for the new year that neither overreach nor underestimate our abilities? 14:49
- If G-d is more approachable in Elul, when He is like “the king in the field,” does that mean that He is less approachable the rest of the year? 25:54
- How can we practically experience renewal in the new year? 32:39
- Chassidus Applied to Shoftim
- What exactly is justice that we are obligated to pursue? 37:35
- Why were people killed for worshiping idols? Why is such foolishness taken so seriously? 41:38
- Is the Torah supportive of a monarchy? 46:20
- Lessons from Eikev and Re’eh
- Why does the Rebbe quote “Aini Hashem Elokecha…” as proof that G-d is protecting the Land of Israel, when Rashi explains that this may include good or bad decrees? 51:58
- Why does G-d need us to bless Him? 55:21
- Since the Torah takes such care not to say anything negative, why are there curses? 58:02
- Why is Ahavas Yisroel not elaborated upon in Shluchan Aruch? 58:40
- Why does the crime of the tribe of Benjamin not carry over to the next generations like it is with Amon and Moab? 01:05:30
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