Speaker: Rabbi Nasan Maimon. Recorded at the Shaarei Chesed Breslov Shul, Yerushalayim, Sivan 5775 (June 2015).
00:00 – Deeper meaning of the word “Tammuz” – the breaking of the luchos (two tablets engraved with the Ten Commandments) resulted in spiritual forgetfulness. This can be repaired best during the months of Tammuz and Av.
06:08 – Introduction to the Bnei Yisa’char – a sefer about the hidden Torah aspects of the Hebrew calendar, written by Rabbi Tzvi Elimelech of Dinov (1783-1841).
12:17 – The tziruf (kabbalistic format) of the Shem HaEtzem (Name of Hashem Y-H-V-H) corresponds to each of the 12 months of the year.
14:42 – End of clip about the tziruf of Tammuz.
17:35 – The return of Am Yisrael to Eretz Yisrael during the time of Ezra HaSofer.
21:50 – The 12 months of the lunar year correspond to the 12 tribes.
22:27 – Tammuz and Av correspond to Reuven and Shimon.
24:34 – The Arizal: the 12 months of the lunar calendar correspond to the 12 parts of the head.
24:51 – The two eyes correspond to Tammuz and Av.
26:04 – Tu B’Av.