Ein Yaakov. Matan Torah (Giving of the Torah) – Eldad and Meidad – Attaining Mastery Over the Angels – Secret of the Incense Was Given to Moshe Rabbeinu by the Angel of Death – Hashem’s Kindness Exceeds His Punishment – Speaker: Rabbi Zvi Aryeh Rosenfeld ז”ל.
00:00 – The significance of the number “three” with reference to Matan Torah.
03:10 – Eldad and Meidad.
06:30 – Why Yehoshua was punished for reporting Eldad and Meidad to Moshe Rabbeinu.
08:30 – Respect for a rabbi and the punishment for calling a rabbi by his name.
12:00 – The Gemara even provides answers to foolish questions.
12:50 – Eldad and Meidad were Amram’s offspring during the time he was separated from his wife Yocheved.
18:30 – וַיֹּ֣אמְר֔וּ כֹּ֛ל אֲשֶׁר־דִּבֶּ֥ר יְהֹוָ֖ה נַֽעֲשֶׂ֥ה וְנִשְׁמָֽע – “All that Hashem said we shall do and we shall hear” (Shemot 24:7, Mishpatim). How is it possible to do something that hasn’t first been heard? Why Am Yisrael was rewarded for saying these words and how this reward was taken away as a result of the Sin of the Golden Calf.
*21:45 – The measures of kindness bestowed by Hashem are far greater than His measures of punishment.
24:40 – Which statement is greater: “we shall do” or “we shall hear”? Why did every Jew receive two crowns at Matan Torah?
26:35 – Why are the People of Israel compared to an apple or an אתרוג – Esrog – citron?
28:18 – Moshe Rabbeinu and the crowns placed on the letters of the Torah.
30:18 – Moshe Rabbeinu’s debate with the angels at the time of Matan Torah.
36:15 – אחדות – unity. How every Jew can merit attaining mastery over the angels.
37:45 – The secret of the קטורת – incense offering – was a gift given to Moshe Rabbeinu by the Angel of Death.
40:40 – Of the three Avot, Yitzchak, who represents judgment, can best plead for Hashem’s pity on Am Yisrael.
50:30 – In the future the world will be ruled by דין – judgment – as taught by Beit Shammai. At that time the Levi’im will become the Kohanim. The highest degree of חסד – kindness – is found within דין.