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Archive: December 2023

Chanukah - Why the Olive Is Crushed But Not Broken

Kislev – Bringing One’s Light to the Tzaddik – Why the Olive Is Crushed But Not Broken (Clip)

Posted on December 7, 2023

Kislev – Bringing Your Light to the Tzaddik – Why the Olive Is Crushed But Not Broken – Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon. Text: Likutey Halakhos, Orach Chaim 2, Hilkhos Betziyas HaPas 5, Para. 24. The entire Shiur is HERE.

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20th Kislev 5784 – Miracle in Gaza

Posted on December 6, 2023

Kislev 5784 – Miracle in Gaza. A first-hand account and inspiring message for Chanukah from a Breslov chassid serving in the IDF.

Rabbi Michel Dorfman Breslov Music Chanukah

Ana BeKoach – Kabbalistic Melody for Chanukah – Rabbi Yechiel Michel Dorfman zal

Posted on December 6, 2023

Ana BeKoach is an ancient Tefilah for Israel’s redemption from exile. During Chanukah, Rabbi Yechiel Michel Dorfman zal (Ukraine 1913 – Yerushalayim 2006, Rosh Yeshiva of the Breslov Central Yeshiva in Meah Shaarim) sang this traditional melody so each word of the Tefilah would be repeated seven times, in accord with Kabbalah. אַנָּא בְּכֹחַ    גְּדֻלַּת Continue Reading »

Rabbi Michel Dorfman Breslov Music Chanukah

Maoz Tzur – Traditional Melody for Chanukah – Rabbi Yechiel Michel Dorfman zal

Posted on December 5, 2023

Chanukah – Traditional Nigun (Melody) for Maoz Tzur – Rabbi Yechiel Michel Dorfman zal. Recorded in Jerusalem, Chanukah 5766 (1995-12-20), when Reb Michel was 82 years old.

Kislev – Rabbi Rosenfeld zal – Chanukah and the Gift of Eretz Yisrael

Posted on November 28, 2023

Rabbi Zvi Aryeh Benzion b’Reb Yisrael Abba Rosenfeld ז”ל, one of the most accomplished Breslov educators of our time, passed away on the 11th of Kislev, 5739 (1978). He gave this lecture in Kislev 5735 (1974) on the day he returned from a journey to Eretz Yisrael. His words of encouragement about the festival of Continue Reading »

20th Kislev – Yahrzeit of Rabbi Eliyahu Chaim Rosen zal – Parable About Hisbodedus

Posted on November 25, 2023

Rabbi Eliyahu Chaim b’R’ Klonymus Kalman Rosen ז”ל (1899, Poland – 1984, Jerusalem) co-founder of the Central Breslov Yeshiva in Meah Shaarim, Jerusalem (seen here in photo with Rabbi Zvi Aryeh Rosenfeld ז”ל). Orphaned as a child, R’ Eliyahu Chaim devoted himself to Torah study. At the age of 12, already respected for his knowledge Continue Reading »

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2022-12-13 – Preparing for Chanukah

Posted on December 16, 2022

Preparing for Chanukah. Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon. Recorded at the Shaarei Chesed Breslov Shul, Yerushalayim. 00:00 – The difference between Chanukah and other festivals. 09:17 – Story about a Rosh Yeshiva who brought his students to the circus. 14:55 – The Greeks attacked Am Yisrael’s faith. 17:59 – Bais Hillel vs. Bais Shammai on how Continue Reading »

Hashem Takes Pride in the Chanukah Lights of His People, Israel

Chanukah 5783 – Tzedakah Brings the Light of Peace and Truth

Posted on December 11, 2022

Chanukah 5783 – Tzedakah Brings the Light of Peace and Truth. A special message from Rabbi Nasan Maimon. 00:00 – צדקה – charity – illuminates the world with Hashem’s Light. Reference to Likutey Moharan 27. 01:48 – וְהָיָ֛ה מַֽעֲשֵׂ֥ה הַצְּדָקָ֖ה שָׁל֑וֹם וַֽעֲבֹדַת֙ הַצְּדָקָ֔ה הַשְׁקֵ֥ט וָבֶ֖טַח עַד־עוֹלָֽם – “Charity shall bring peace, it will bring tranquility Continue Reading »

Kislev – Chanukah Kumzitz – The Four Exiles vs. The Light of Emunah (Clip)

Posted on December 2, 2020

Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon. Music by Rabbi Leibish Hundert and Reb Menachem Herman. Sponsored by Dr. Daniel Weil. Recorded 2018-12-06 in Jerusalem. The entire kumzitz is HERE.  Donate for Chanukah HERE.

Kislev – Chanukah – 36 Lights for the 36 Tzaddikim

Posted on December 1, 2020

Kislev – Chanukah – 36 Lights for the 36 Tzaddikim – Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon. The Chanukah lights may not be used for personal benefit. The Tzaddikim are compared to the lights of the Menorah (36 lights total parallel the 36 Tzaddikim in Eretz Yisrael and the 36 Tzaddikim in the rest of the world). Continue Reading »