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Yes, Maybe G-d Is “Lonely” Without You

A Simple Wednesday Mincha Shakes the Heavens

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This women's class was presented on Tuesday Parshas Pinchas, 20 Tammuz, 5779, July 23, 2019 at the Ohr Chaim Shul, Monsey, NY


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  • Anonymous -1 year ago


    which of the Rebbe's Sichos is this based on?

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      YY Jacobson -1 year ago

      Likkutei Sichos vol 13 pinchas. 

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    sholom cohen -3 years ago

    a poem based on class

    Pinchas: Two daily sheep the G-dly upkeep The tearful queen on her deathbed
    Had one last longing plea
    Be sure our sons are safely led
    My husband please promise me.
    Before you charge me over our sons
    Charge them over me
    That they remain as righteous ones
    To guard with loyalty.

    As Moshe's days on earth grew short
    He asked that G-d assure
    The flock was led by a proper escort
    So their souls would ever be pure.
    Tzivisah Yehoshua to lead
    As shepherd G-d replied
    But you must assure they'll meet my need
    In my ways they must abide.

    Tzav es bnai Yisroel and say
    Kvasim they should bring each day
    Morning and afternoon to convey
    Their connection to My way.
    The korban tamid a basic belief
    The Shimon Ben Pazi rite
    A simple act but one that's chief
    Encompassing Yiddishkeit

    But what of human creation
    In the very image of G-d
    Or Shema Yisroel invocation
    Faithfulness under His rod
    Ve-ahavtah le-re-echa ka-mocha
    Show loving-kindness to mankind
    But Ben Ploni and Ben Pazi saw
    It's daily commitment that must bind

    In Temple times kevasim G-d’s fare
    His korban was His bread
    But now a weekday minchah prayer
    For Infinite needs instead.
    As the sun rises and at its descent
    And even throughout the night
    G-d expects our thoughtful intent
    To maintain the Holy birthright

    Ha-keves echad ve-keves ha-sheyni
    Karbani lachmi reyach nichochi
    Every day and afternoon with constancy
    To fill G-d's need of intimacy
    One if by land and two if by sea
    We hold these evident truths to be
    But prayer twice daily to divinity
    Can bond us with infinity.

    A constant connection is G-d's true need
    There cannot be a gap
    As morning, noon, and night proceed
    The message of this week's rap.  

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    chaim -4 years ago


     thanks I really enjoyed the shuir. What is the source on the concept that hashem created a void? I see the Midroshim what is a source on the point that this is what metaphor stands for. Thanks 

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    Basha -4 years ago

    Thank you so much for “G-d is lonely without you.” You have helped us understand what the sages know, that G-d loves us and needs us. This helps us in our mission to become Geulah Jews.

    And it’s the same with the Tzaddikim, as the Midrash says "Tzaddikim reflect their Creator." The same is with our Rebbe: he loves us and needs us (to pay attention to his words, heed his directives, and to live with him 24/7, being that he is an Eved Hashem.

    With esteem and blessing!

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  • Anonymous -4 years ago

    How can I respond privately? Do not want my thoughts shared with the general public.  Does Rabbi YY Jacobson have a private email account?

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Women's Pinchas Class

Rabbi YY Jacobson

  • July 23, 2019
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  • 20 Tamuz 5779
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