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Daily Classes with Rabbi Gordon

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

Tanya: Chapter 2

Kislev 24

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Barbara Ellison WISTER December 16, 2014

Focus Just now notice comments section while waiting for video to load..Good comments. :)
Slow load.. LOL Reply

Natan Cleveland, OH December 8, 2012

Bournemouth, UK, "...treated the mother of the child with more importance..." If you continue to study Tanya, I believe you will learn that a man is not complete without a woman, and that in Genesis, woman comes after man and is thus, higher evolved. Both men and women evolved from Adam. I like to think that women are better at multi-tasking, and men are the protectors, better at one track tasks. But I'm no expert. Ask my wife! Reply

Leifsha Baltimore, MD August 15, 2012

Tanya Your Tanya class is so understandable, that my "simple " nudnick soul can comprehend it! Reply

Anonymous Bournemouth, UK March 30, 2011

Excellent class The lessons in Tanya are excellent, but Chapter 2 was written before DNA and focus only on the father of the child as the most important person, making the mother out to be very inferior to the male. What a pity the Alter Rabbi did not have the knowledge that we have today, then I am sure he would have treated the mother of the child with more importance, not just as a bag for the baby to grow inside. Reply

David Austin Sydney December 12, 2017
in response to Anonymous:

One way to look at it without doing anyone an injustice is to bear in mind that the new child as an egg in the mother remains unrealized until the father does his part.... so the masculine complements and actualises the feminine which remains in potential until then. This kinda rhymes with what we learn about the complementarity of the active and passive principles inherent in all creation. Reply

Avraham Rosenblum Baltimore, MD April 8, 2010

Thank you I've begun attending your Tanya classes and just wanted to say thanks for this opportunity to finally get down to tachlis (the nitty gritty) and refresh my soul.

All the best. Reply