Monday Tamuz 16 5703
Torah lessons: Chumash: Pinchas, Sheini with Rashi.
Tehillim: 79-82.
Tanya: Nonetheless, every man (p. 351) ...its vindication. (p. 353)

The Baal Shem Tov's ahavat yisrael (love of fellow Jew) was beyond imagination. The Maggid said: If only we could kiss a sefer-Torah with the same love that my Master kissed the children when he took them to cheder as a teacher's assistant!