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Reading the Tanya, chapter 7 [ספר של בינונים]

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Continuing on my Tanya-reading project, Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi starts off chapter 7 of his ספר של בינונים by contrasting with the end of the previous chapter: the animalistic attribute of the soul of a Jew, as well as … Continue reading

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Reading the Tanya, chapter 6 [ספר של בינונים]

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Continuing on in my Tanya-reading project, brings us to chapter 6 in the ספר של בינונים, in which Rabbi Shneur Zalman moves on to talk about the parallel bad side in contrast to what he’s been dealing with in the … Continue reading

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Reading the Tanya, chapter 5 [ספר של בינונים]

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Continuing on my reading and commenting on the Tanya project, chapter 5 continues (from the previous chapter) discussing this Godly soul.  Herein are some of the my thoughts on this chapter: I found Rabbi Schneur Zalman’s take on halakhah as … Continue reading

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Reading the Tanya, ch.4 [ספר של בינונים]

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Continuing on in my Reading & Blogging the Tanya series, chapter 4 is very focussed on the fulfilling of the commandments.  I will share three highlights here for me from this chapter: 1) He starts off by writing that the … Continue reading

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Reading the Tanya, ch.3 [Sefer shel Beinonim]: The Introduction of Habad/Chabad – חב”ד

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Continuing in my Tanya-reading project, today brings me to chapter 3.  In this chapter, Rabbi Shneur Zalman focusses primarily on חכמה, בינה, and דעת, the initials of which form the acronym of חב”ד, the alternative name of Lubavitcher Hassidim.  He states … Continue reading

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Reading the Tanya, ch.2 [Sefer shel Beinonim]

Continuing in my project to read and write about my reading the Tanya/Likkutei Amarim, here are some thoughts of mine on the second chapter. The first thing that is quite different from the first chapter to this chapter is that … Continue reading

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Reading the Tanya, ch.1 [Sefer shel Beinonim]

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Having decided to begin a project to read and write about the foundational work of Lubavitcher Hassidim, the Tanya (a/k/a Likkutei Amarim), here is my first post, with my thoughts on the first chapter of the ספר של בינונים. I … Continue reading

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