Mezuza 3 – Drawing Ohr HaPanim into the Home – Dangers of Kovod and of Building a Bayis – Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.
Hilkhos Mezuza 3 is based on Likutey Moharan 67.
00:00 – Drawing the Ohr HaPanim – Light of Hashem – into the Bayis/Kovod through the Mezuza via the two Parshios of Kriyas Shema that it contains.
10:00 – Q&R about the meaning of Ohr HaPanim.
11:00 – PARAGRAPH 4. Anyone involved in building homes becomes poor or is in danger. Reference to Sichos Haran 60. “Lifnei Shever Gaon” – Bayis/Kovod sometimes comes before a fall.
17:00 – אֶשְׁתְּךָ֚ | כְּגֶ֥פֶן פֹּֽרִיָּה֘ בְּיַרְכְּתֵ֪י בֵ֫יתֶ֥ךָ בָּ֖נֶיךָ כִּשְׁתִלֵ֣י זֵיתִ֑ים סָ֜בִ֗יב לְשֻׁלְחָנֶֽךָ – “Your wife will be as a fruitful vine in the innermost parts of your house; your sons will be like olive shoots around your table” (Tehillim 128:3).
18:00 PARAGRAPH 5. The Mezuza is placed at the entrance to the home, which is Pnei HaBayis. שְׂא֚וּ שְׁעָרִ֨ים | רָֽאשֵׁיכֶ֗ם וְ֖הִנָּֽשְׂאוּ פִּתְחֵ֣י עוֹלָ֑ם וְ֜יָב֗וֹא מֶ֣לֶךְ הַכָּבֽוֹד – “[You] gates, lift your heads and be uplifted, [you] everlasting portals, so that the King of Glory may enter” (Tehillim 24:7).
24:00 – Tikkun HaMalkhus is achieved mainly through Tzedakah.