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2022-11-06 – LH4 – YD1 – Ribis 5 – Para. 32b-34 – VaYera – Truth and Real Truth – Avraham Avinu vs. Avimelech

VaYera – Truth and Real Truth – Avraham Avinu vs. Avimelech – Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.
Text: Likutey Halakhos, Yoreh Deah 1, Ribis 5, Para. 33-34.
Hilkhos Ribis 5 is based on Likutey Moharan 51.

00:00 – PARAGRAPH 32b.
03:45 – PARAGRAPH 33. Moshe Rabbeinu merits a greater level of truth through speaking to Hashem about his reluctance to lead Am Yisrael.
05:53 – Egel HaZahav – Sin of the Golden Calf.
14:24 – Baal HaTanya: man’s ability to sin never exceeds Hashem’s ability to forgive.
15:19 – NOTE: Bnei Yissachar on the Yud Gimmel Midos.
16:16 – NOTE on Kiddush Lavana.
19:53 – Searching for the real truth continues throughout every generation.
24:40 – Tehillim “v’Ani Tefilasi…”“I am prayer…”.
27:19 – The Torah is the “Book of Truth”.
28:40 – Q&R – if a person has a cheerful attitude why should he want to change Hashem’s decrees?
34:04 – PARAGRAPH 34. Parshas VaYera. Avimelech’s claim of innocence and his blame of Avraham Avinu.
*44:00 – Parshas VaYera. Truth and the Real Truth. Avraham Avinu confronts Avimelech.
50:57 – מִי־יַֽ֖עֲלֶה בְּהַ֣ר יְהֹוָ֑ה וּמִי־יָ֜ק֗וּם בִּמְק֥וֹם קָדְשֽׁוֹ – “Who will ascend Hashem’s mountain and who will stand in His Holy place?” נְקִ֥י כַפַּ֗יִם וּבַ֪ר לֵ֫בָ֥ב – “He who has clean hands and a pure heart…” (Tehillim 24:3-4).
54:15 – Q&R about spiritual purity. Rabbi Moshe Burstein ז”ל remarried in his seventies so he could continue being a Baal Tefilah.
55:39 – Closing blessings.

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