Wednesday Elul 29, Erev Rosh Hashana 5703
S'lichot in the very early morning; remain standing at Vayomer David. Hatarat Nedarim (Annulment of Vows, p. 269), with ten participants. Eiruv Tavshilin (p. 249).
Torah lessons: Chumash: Ha'azinu, Revi'i with Rashi.
Tehillim: 140-150. Also 85-87.
Tanya: The letters that (p. 497) known. (p. 497).

Birth of the Tzemach Tzedek, 5549 (1789).

From the Alter Rebbe's aphorisms: We have absolutely no conception how precious to G‑d is the body of a Jew.