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Religion Can Become an Opium for Fear and Smugness

Judaism Revolves on Two Axes: The Longing to Transcend all Separation, and the Celebration of the Present

1 hr 20 min
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Class Summary:

This class, the first of a series in the Maamar Zos Chukas HaTorah, Likkutei Torah Chukas, was presented on Thursday, 28 Sivan, 5784, Parshas Korach, July 4, 2024, at Bais Medrash Ohr Chaim in Monsey, NY.

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    Chaim -8 days ago

    Ants? Talking about complexity...

    https://bgr.com/science/ants-observed-performing-limb-amputations-to-save-other-ants-lives/

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    LY Tangy -11 days ago

    What you're saying is absolutely מתוק מדבש. but we're far too מגושם to live at such a level, being honest with oneself

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    Anonymous -11 days ago

    The law of Chukas was not engraved like

    The 10 Commandments were engraved in the stone tablets. Obviously the 10 Commandments were of a higher order than the rest of written Torah. So, the mitzvah of the parah aduma is not on the higher level of the 10 Commandments, but similar to the rest of the written Torah, i.e. the other 603. 

    Perhaps the uniqueness of the mitzvah of parah aduma is not that it is higher than the other 603, or equal to the 10, but it is one of the most difficult to understand logically. 

    So, just like we can't understand the mitzvah of the parah, we can't really ever understand the others as well

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    Mindel Rochel bas Simcha -11 days ago

    Thank you! So blessed to see and hear you!!!

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Likkutei Torah Zos Chukas #1 5784

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