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Study the daily Chumash with Rashi, Tanya and Rambam with master teacher Rabbi Yehoshua B. Gordon.

Tanya: Chapter 1 - Part 2

Kislev 23

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Gary Israel April 20, 2020

But when a Benoni loses the fight, does this person get demoted to wicked? Reply

Simcha Bart April 21, 2020
in response to Gary:

Until he does Teshuvah - he is not considered a Beinoni.

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sara brooklyn November 4, 2014

question if a tzaddik gamur eradicated his yetzer hara- then how is he different from a malach Reply

shirley April 15, 2014

Greatful! Thank you for your teaching I have long wanted to study Torah in depth I cannot afford to take classes so this is a blessing for me. Reply

Hadas December 7, 2012

Thank you I am a busy mom, but I always try to find time everyday to watch your teachings of Tanya, Chumash and rambam. I don't have time to go to classes, so this is perfect for me! Please continue doing this! Thank you. Reply

Anonymous New York March 27, 2012

I personally find it hard to believe that a non-Jew can't do something completely for the sake of G-d. I have plenty of Christian friends that are religious who I think would totally do a kind thing even if they didn't feel like it. And maybe they won't even feel good about it after.

For example, let's say they see a homeless person on the street and he smells absolutely horrible. He has a cup out and he's begging mamesh for just a quarter or two. Now my Christian friend is walking by. She smells this man from 20 feet away and he's rancid. She mamesh feels sick just coming close. But she realizes that G-d would want her to give the tzedakah. So she does it. Nobody sees her do it, and she had to overcome the smell just to give the money. Also, let's say she doesn't feel good about it after. She doesn't get any happy feeling in her heart. Are you telling me that's not a possible scenario? I'm not convinced at all! Please explain further to me. Reply

Gary Europe May 4, 2018
in response to Anonymous:

The Rabbi talks of The Righteous Gentile, if that helps answer your question. Reply

Levi Brooklyn, NY January 24, 2011

Tanya Thank you very much for teaching Tanya. Reply

michal baltimore, usa November 30, 2010

question Rabbi Gordon,

Thank youfor another great shiur.
Is giving tzedaka because it is the right thing to do the same as giving it because it is G-d's will? Isn't it a higher level of kindness than giving it just because it is the right thing to do or is it the same thing. Reply

menucha pune, india/maharastra April 24, 2010

really interesting!!! speechless!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! that was the most interesting thing ever of my life!!!!! Reply

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