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2024-01-30 – Kiley Begadim 3 – Para. 3-5 – Kiley Begadim 4 – Para. 1-3a – Chalal HaPenui – The Vacated Space of Creation – Shatnez in Bigdei Kehuna – Tekheles Today – Wool and Linen – Cain and Hevel

Kiley Begadim 3 – Kiley Begadim 4 – Chalal HaPenui – The Vacated Space of Creation – Shatnez in Bigdei KehunaTekheles Today – Wool and Linen – Cain and Hevel – Rabbi Teitz zal on Etz Chaim Hi – Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.
Hilkhos Kiley Begadim 3 is based on Likutey Moharan 64.
00:00 – PARAGRAPH 3.
03:50 – PARAGRAPH 4. Shatnez in Bigdei Kehuna.
05:30 – Reference to Likutey Moharan 13. NOTE about the current custom of wearing tekheles – in Breslov there are two factions, one group wears tekheles, one group does not.
08:48 – PARAGRAPH 5.
15:00 – Q&R about the Chalal HaPenui.
18:45 – “Am I my brother’s keeper?” HaShem was asking “Where is the Divine Spark that was your brother’s soul?”
*20:45 – Q&R about getting involved with answering people who are asking questions from the Chalal HaPenui.
22:50 – Q&R about how to know if a question is coming from the Chalal HaPenui.
23:40 – Q&R – How does pishtim – linen – correspond with the Chalal HaPenui? Reference to PARAGRAPH 3 above.
24:30 – HALAKHA 4. PARAGRAPH 1. Kiley Begadim 4 is based on Likutey Moharan 133“The path of tzaddikim is like a shining light.”
25:30 – To receive the light of the tzaddikim, a person needs to nullify the importance of the physical world.
30:00 – Q&R about people who are not Jewish but follow an ascetic path.
32:00 – Q&R about the physical strength of flax.
*33:00 – NOTE – In a private conversation, Rabbi Maimon heard from Rav Pinchas Teitz zal – “How do we understand that the Torah is called a ‘Tree of Life’? The best commentary on life is the Torah. And the best commentary on the Torah is life. Live with your eyes open, and you’ll understand the meaning of the Torah.”
34:00 – Q&R about the danger of addressing conflicts between Torah and “science”.
36:00 – PARAGRAPH 2. Kiley Begadim – Shatnez – the prohibition of combining wool and linen.
39:00 – The essence of light is HaShem‘s infinite light. Ohr begematria is Ain Sof.
42:00 – All the constrictions/garments of the Supernal Light are created by the tzaddikim. This is the meaning of “Tzaddik Yisod Olam.” The task of the tzaddikim is to draw the high level light into this world and to cloak it in garments that enable others to receive the Light of HaShem. לְמַ֗עַן דַּעַת כָּל־עַמֵּ֣י הָאָ֔רֶץ כִּ֥י יְהֹוָ֖ה ה֣וּא הָאֱלֹהִ֑ים אֵ֖ין עֽוֹד – “So that all the peoples of the earth may know that HaShem is G-d: there is none else” (1Melachim 8:60).
*45:21 – Every word of a tzaddik is a garment containing the infinite Light of HaShem.
45:45 – PARAGRAPH 3. “Garments” refer to linen and wool. Wool originates from the spiritual level of the “White Beard” of HaShem. מִן־הַ֖מֵּצַֽר קָרָ֣אתִי יָּ֑הּ עָ֜נָ֗נִי בַּמֶּרְחָ֣ב יָֽהּ – “From the straits I called to HaShem; HaShem answered me with a vast expanse” (Tehillim 118:5).
54:00 – Q&R about the meaning of the word Tikkun – repair.
57:30 – Closing blessings.

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