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Elul – Shabbos is the Source of Teshuvah (Entire Shiur)

Shabbos is the Source of Teshuvah. Rabbi Nasan Maimon. Recorded in Uman on the 27th Elul 5782 (2022-09-23).

00:00 – Why the word בראשית – Bereishis – “in the beginning…” contains the word Shabbos (Zohar HaKodesh).
08:10 – The six close talmidim of Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai z”l called him “Shabbos”.
13:01 – What Shabbos is in time, Eretz Yisrael is in location. Similar to Shabbos and Eretz Yisrael, the Tzaddik is a central element to Klal Yisrael.
13:15 – צַדִּיקִ֥ים יִֽירְשׁוּ־אָ֑רֶץ וְיִשְׁכְּנ֖וּ לָעַ֣ד עָלֶֽיהָ – “The righteous shall inherit the Land and dwell in it forever” (Tehillim 37:29). The grave of a tzaddik is an aspect of Eretz Yisrael.
13:51 – Why Ezra HaSofer waited until his rebbe passed away before going to Eretz Yisrael.
15:21 – Reference to 2Likutey Moharan 67.
16:41 – Reb Avrum b’Reb Nachman z”l: The highest level of holiness is a Jew on Shabbos in Yerushalayim.
18:34 – The word בראשית contains the letters that spell “yoreh Shabbos” – respect for Shabbos.
19:36 – Shabbos is the source of teshuvah – repentance/return to Hashem and His Torah.
21:11 – Respect for Shabbos is accomplished through preparing for it. Spiritual aspects of bathing in hot water on Erev Shabbos and changing to special Shabbos garments.
26:35 – We show honor to Hashem by doing His will.
30:18 – Baal Shem Tov on a Gemara in Chulin comparing the humility of Avraham Avinu, Dovid HaMelech and Moshe Rabbeinu.
35:18 – Tasting Shabbos is tasting life.
39:02 – NOTE from Rabbi Tzvi Aryeh Rosenfeld z”l about the tremendous opportunity for teshuvah on the last Shabbos of the year and on Shabbos Teshuvah.
40:58 – NOTE from Rabbi Yechiel Michel Dorfman z”l about chinuch: Education begins the minute a child is born.
43:00 – Bathing and mikveh on Erev Shabbos is from midday on.
44:22 – Commemoration of shiur for iluy nishmos Arthur and Dorothy Mandel a”h.
45:00 – Rebbe Nachman’s choice to be buried near the 30 thousand martyrs of Uman.
45:38 – Closing blessings about Uman: “Everyone was saying ‘the Breslovers aren’t going to Uman this year’ but B”H we’re here.”

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