Monday Tamuz 2 5703
Torah lessons: Chumash: Chukat, Sheini with Rashi.
Tehillim: 10-17.
Tanya: But inasmuch as (p.325) ...the teachings of Kabbalah). (p.329).

The Alter Rebbe writes in his Siddur1: It is proper to say before prayer, I hereby take upon myself to fulfill the mitzva - "Love your fellowman as yourself." This means that the precept of ahavat yisrael2 is the entry-gate through which man can pass to stand before G‑d to daven. By merit of that love the worshipper's prayer is accepted.