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What Did the Beautiful Ones Say?

The 15th of Av

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What Did the Beautiful Ones Say?: The 15th of Av

On the 15th of Av young men and women would meet in the vineyards of Jerusalem for the purpose of finding their soul-mate. The beautiful girls among them would declare that a young man aught set his eyes to beauty alone. The Talmud does not censure them, even mildly. But surely, as Scripture states, "Charm is false and beauty has no substance"?! (Likutei Sichos vol. 19, p. 80)
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Lisa Long Beach, CA July 25, 2013

how beautiful It is a beautiful thing to hear, that regardless of background, family is Abraham and Sarah. Thank you for such a wonderful lecture. Reply

This class analyzes an aspect of the weekly Torah portion or upcoming holiday. While providing a basic understanding of the subject matter, the lesson delves into its deeper and more complex dimensions with emphasis on the spiritual relevance to our daily lives. Inspiration for both the novice and advanced student.
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