The Holy Epistle: Epistle 07 – Part 1 – audio

אשרינו מה טוב חלקנו, ומה נעים גורלנו כו׳ “Fortunate are we. How good is our portion, how pleasant is our lot….”1 In this prayer, which is recited as part of the introductory morning prayers preceding Hodu, we offer thanks to G‑d for our “portion” and “lot” — His self-revelation to every individual Jew. These same […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 07 – Part 1 – video

אשרינו מה טוב חלקנו, ומה נעים גורלנו כו׳ “Fortunate are we. How good is our portion, how pleasant is our lot….”1 In this prayer, which is recited as part of the introductory morning prayers preceding Hodu, we offer thanks to G‑d for our “portion” and “lot” — His self-revelation to every individual Jew. These same […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 07 – Part 2 – audio

וכמו שכתוב: כי נשגב שמו לבדו Thus it is written, 9 “For [even] His Name alone is exalt-ed”; i.e., G‑d’s Name is exalted “alone”, standing apart from all the worlds which it transcends, רק זיוו והודו על ארץ ושמים וגו’ while only His reflection and 10 “His splendor are on the earth and the heavens.” […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 07 – Part 2 – video

וכמו שכתוב: כי נשגב שמו לבדו Thus it is written, 9 “For [even] His Name alone is exalt-ed”; i.e., G‑d’s Name is exalted “alone”, standing apart from all the worlds which it transcends, רק זיוו והודו על ארץ ושמים וגו’ while only His reflection and 10 “His splendor are on the earth and the heavens.” […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 07 – Part 3 – audio

Until now the Alter Rebbe has explained the term “our portion.” He now goes on to explain the term “our lot” (in the above-quoted verse, ומה נעים גורלנו — “and how pleasant is our lot”), signifying something bestowed exclusively, and merited only by lot. והנה אף שגילוי זה, על ידי עסק התורה והמצות, הוא שוה […]

The Holy Epistle: Epistle 07 – Part 3 – video

Until now the Alter Rebbe has explained the term “our portion.” He now goes on to explain the term “our lot” (in the above-quoted verse, ומה נעים גורלנו — “and how pleasant is our lot”), signifying something bestowed exclusively, and merited only by lot. והנה אף שגילוי זה, על ידי עסק התורה והמצות, הוא שוה […]