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LH2-06-Birkhas HaMazon/ הלכות ברכת המזון

2021-01-06 – LH2 – OC2 – Birkhas HaMazon 4 – Para. 1-4a – Kos Shel Bracha – Cup of Wine After a Bread Meal Shared by 10 Men – Looking at the Tzaddik

Birkhas HaMazon 4 – Kos Shel Bracha – Cup of Wine After a Bread Meal Shared by 10 Men – Looking at the Tzaddik – Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.
Hilkhos Birkhas HaMazon 4 is based on 2Likutey Moharan 40.
00:00 – PARAGRAPH 1.
12:38 – PARAGRAPH 2. Kos Shel Bracha – Kos Shel Birkhas HaMazon.
27:29 – QUESTIONS about the wording “al hatzaddik”.
28:55 – Chiddush (Torah innovation) on the words al hatzaddik.
29:40 – QUESTION: What does it mean to “look at the Tzaddik“? RESPONSE: Reference to Likutey Moharan 4.
*34:00 – PARAGRAPH 3. Kos Shel Birkhas HaMazon – cup of wine in honor of the blessings after a bread meal shared by 10 men. HisPearos (pride of HaShem) is the basis for the holiness of Eretz Yisrael, which is drawn through the eyes. This kos represents the tzaddik.
37:00 – PARAGRAPH 3.
37:12 – By looking at this wine, we generate the holiness of Eretz Yisrael.
39:52 – “Kos” begematria is “Elokim”.
40:35 – Eretz Yisrael receives its holiness from the hispearus – satisfaction/pride- that HaShem receives from the mitzvos of Klal Yisrael.
40:55 – NOTE about the union between Tiferes and Malkhus.
41:26 – The person who leads the zimun must look at the kos.
43:27 – הִנֵּ֚ה עֵ֣ין יְ֖הֹוָה אֶל־יְרֵאָ֑יו לַֽמְיַֽחֲלִ֥ים לְחַסְדּֽוֹ “The eye of Hashem is to those who fear Him” (Tehillim/Psalms 33:18). The gematria of ayin (eye) is 130. Hashem’s name YKVK is 26. Together they create 156 which is the gematria of Yosef.
44:30 – Heard from Rabbi Rosenfeld zal about Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai zal’s two students: the gematria of Rabbi Elazar plus Rabbi Abba is 312 which is exactly twice 156. These two students were the “Eye of HaShem”.
*46:05 – Gematria of “wine” (70) and gazing into the Shabbos kiddush wine to heal the eyes. Eretz Yisrael is an aspect of Shabbos.
47:44 – Q&R about “wine that brings joy”.

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