Speaker: Rabbi Zvi Aryeh Rosenfeld z”l.
00:00 – The story behind the birth of Shmuel HaNavi (Samuel the Prophet). Elkanah, Chana, Penina.
11:45 – Introduction to basic concepts of kabbalah and how Chana’s prayer reached “above Hashem“. She accessed an upper realm called mazal and because of what she achieved, the formation of the Shemoneh Esrei is based on her prayer.
*17:50 – True account from the time of Rebbe Nachman illustrating the live-giving power of a Jewish woman’s prayer.
26:32 – The sons of Eli HaKohen.
27:51 – The first nevuah (prophecy) of Shmuel HaNavi. The curse against the house of Eli HaKohen and his descendants and how it was counteracted through Torah study and tzedaka (charity).