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Yaakov Brawer

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Dr. Yaakov Brawer is professor emeritus at McGill University's Faculty of Medicine, and lectures on Neuroendocrinology and Chassidism. He is the author of two books on Chassidic philosophy, Something From Nothing and Eyes That See
The process of Birrur of Kelipas Noga
Please note: This class is the last in the series, and the series is discontinued at this time.
The variety of ways in which Nefesh Elokis can effect the Nefesh HaBehamis.
The Varity of relationships between Nefesh Elokis and Nefesh Habamis. The ultimate purpose of Nefesh Elokis is to enclothe itself in the Nefesh Habamis in order to facilitate the Birur of the Nefesh Habamis.
Beginning the Maamar תקעו בחדש
“Their beginnings are wedged in their ends…” The role of Malchus in the Avodah of Birrurim.
Completion of the Maamer. The Superiority of Mitzvos in physical action.
The distinction between Yesh M’ayin Mamash and the seeming Yesh M’Ayin from Keser to Chachmah of Atzilus.
“Their beginnings (Techilasan) are wedged in their ends (Sofon) and their ends are wedged in their beginnings” {Sefer Yitzira}, alludes to the identity of Yecholus Haeztem (Techilah) with Malchus (Sof), and accounts for the role of Malchus in creation Yes...
Sefer Yetzira states “Their beginnings (Techila) are wedged in their ends (Sof) and their ends are wedged in their beginnings”. The previous class focused on the first clause,“Their beginnings are wedged in their ends…” The maamer now continues with an ex...
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