Tefillin 5 – Rabbeinu Tam Tefillin – Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon.
This section of the Hilkhos Tefillin 5 is based on Likutey Moharan 64.
00:00 – PARAGRAPH 28. The חלל הפנוי – the Chalal Hapanui (vacated space) made by Hashem to facilitate creation. The reasons for wearing Rabbeinu Tam Tefillin in addition to Rashi Tefillin.
07:19 – Account of how Reb Avraham Sternhartz ז”ל presented Likutey Moharan 64 as his “Farheyr” – test interview – for the post of Rabbi of Lublin.
11:22 – The spiritual difference between Rabbeinu Tam Tefillin and Rashi Tefillin.
13:54 – Account of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai ז”ל and his son fleeing from the Romans and finding a carob tree and spring of water. (Shabbos 31). The Ben Ish Chai ז”ל explains that Hashem provided Rabbi Shimon with these two items in particular because they allude to the Tzaddik’s task of sweetening Dinim which originate from the Chalal Hapanui.
*22:00 – Rebbe Nachman strongly advises his students to wear Rabbeinu Tam Tefillin.
25:45 – PARAGRAPH 29. Why it is important to wear Rabbeinu Tam Tefillin in our present generation.
38:00 – PARAGRAPH 30. Account of Shmuel HaNavi , Shaul HaMelech, and Agog. Why was the King of Amalek cut into four pieces?
43:54 – Childbirth. Every time a Jewish woman gives birth it accomplishes Tikkun Haolam – it repairs the world in a very important way.
44:15 – Why we say Kaddish for someone who passes away. Yaakov Aveinu and the birthright. Why did he struggle so hard to claim the right of the firstborn?