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These classes explain the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe on the parshah from the original Yiddish text of his writings titled Likutei Sichos, a compilation of talks.

Textual Study in Likutei Sichos

Textual Study in Likutei Sichos

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On Rosh Hashanah we blow the shofar, which is compared to the cry of a child, father save me – the main thing is not the content but the cry.
What is so special about 10 Jews gathering together, and the profound effect of the Ten Days of Teshuva.
Why does the very essence of the day of Yom Kippur atone?
Audio | 13:18
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Likutei Sichos: Sukkot Vol. 2
The mitzvah of sitting in the sukkah encompasses the entire human being so he should know G-d in all his ways.
The Rebbes of Chabad taught: how one starts the year on Shabbos Bereishis affects the entire year. What is so unique about Shabbos Bereishis?
Audio | 1:18:50
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Likutei Sichos: Noach Vol. 1
“Enter the Ark” – teivah, the ark, also means the “words” of Torah and Prayer. Bringing oneself, ones family and every Jew into the words of Torah and tefillah guarantees survival from the flood waters of the world.
The journey of Lech-Lecha from above and from within – the miraculous birth of Yitzchak and its lesson in Jewish education.
Why Abraham didn’t circumcise before he was commanded; the specialty of the mitzvah of milah—circumcision.
Audio | 54:10
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Likutei Sichos: Vayeira Vol. 1
The story with the Rebbe Rashab, as a young child, whence he cried over G-d not appearing to him like by Abraham. The significance in Yitzchak being born after Avraham’s circumcision.
Audio | 51:01
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Likutei Sichos: Vayeira Vol. 3
"Greater is the receiving of guests than receiving the Divine Presence "; Abraham's planting of an Aishel (tree) and its lesson in supporting Yeshivos.
Part 1
Topics discussed: Avraham and Sarah – body and soul; the reason why the journey of Eliezer was miraculous; the talk of the servants of the patriarchs is better than the Torah of their children and its connection to the marriage of Yitzchok.
Part 2
Topics discussed: why an oath requires holding a holy item; Avraham’s purchasing land in Israel – the beginning of redemption.
Audio | 1:30:31
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Likutei Sichos: Toldot Vol. 1
Topics discussed: The spiritual path of Avraham enabled strong progeny; Yitzchok in Gan Eden; Shmirah before a wedding; Receiving semicha before chasuna; The ten utterances corresponding to the ten commandments; The blessings of yitzchok.
Audio | 1:00:19
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Likutei Sichos: Vayeitzei Vol. 1
Jacob raises a righteous family specifically outside of Israel whilst dealing with swindlers. How does he manage?
Audio | 31:44
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Likutei Sichos: Chanukah Vol. 1
The lesson of Chanukah: education without compromise.
Audio | 55:40
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Likutei Sichos: Chanukah Vol. 3
The theme of Chanukah lights in relation to Shabbat lights; the purpose of the Chanukah lights and how they represent self-sacrifice.
Audio | 52:22
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Likutei Sichos: Vayigash Vol. 1
1) Parents must have self sacrifice for the education of even a single child; 2) There was always the presence of yeshivahs throughout our history and students should learn Torah without thinking about how they may make a living; 3) Outreach without compromise
Audio | 57:28
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Likutei Sichos: Vayechi Vol. 1
The blessing to Asher; the advantage of serving G-d through Kabbalat Ol – accepting the Yoke of Heaven over rationale; its rewards of beautiful children.
Audio | 59:41
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Likutei Sichos: Shemot Vol. 1
A deeper explanation of Pharaoh’s decree that the sons should be thrown into the river and the daughters shall be kept alive, and its relevance to education today. The Egyptian exile is the root of all exiles – parallels between then and now – how to exchange anxiety over livelihood with torah study.
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