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The Core of Kelipa: Negative Existence

The Three Differences Between Kedusha and Kelipa

1 hr 11 min

Class Summary:

This is a text-based class by Rabbi YY Jacobson, on a Maamar, a Chassidic discourse by the Lubavitcher Rebbe, Maamar V'hikrisem, presented by the Rebbe on Shabbos Parshas Matos-Masei, 26 Tammuz, 5712, July 19, 1952.

The class will be presented on Sunday Devarim, 27 Tammuz, 5780, July 19, 2020, streaming live from Rabbi Jacobson's home in Monsey, NY 

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    Moshe -3 years ago

    Before Hashem said "I dont want THIS"..

    He had to create THIS, too. It was part of His desire, His plan, as necessary as Kedusha. 

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    Moshe -3 years ago

    Kelipa isn't transparent, apparent, etc.. its hidden, subtle, like a spy.

    If kelipa was obvious it wouldn't be Kelipa, it would be too obvious. 

     The  zona can't reveal who see really is and what her mission is.

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    Mordechai Litzman -3 years ago

    Why did Hashem create several words before this one and then reject them? It seems to contradict that Hashem is perfect. What is the purpose of this? Fossils?

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    Avrohom Friedman -3 years ago

    Question for Rabbi YY

    what do i tell myself when i sense a klippah thought coming in? you are just klippah leave me alone? or is there something more sophisticated to do or say?

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    Sholom Mendel -3 years ago

    Question for Rabbi YY

    Stage one.?דין לא הניין לי That gave it life gave it כבוד the essence is that it has no realty. So what’s the difference between that realty & that I don’t want, “gives it life” How can you be dead and a live at the same time Are you saying that That’s how Kedusha & Klipa can coexist?? By knowing this point? So now the work begins your saying? So now the internally Therpihst begins to work. Stage 2.

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    Moshe -3 years ago

    Question for Rabbi YY

    Nothing exists apart from Hashem, before He created all, and nothing exists that He doesn't desire. He wanted free choice for man, the zenith of creation. To enable free choice He had to set up that which He wants AND that which He doesn't want, and doesn't wantm man tp choose. This is the source and purpose of kelipa,of sin, of temptation etc.. The moshel of the King hiring the zoma to test and tempt his son is a great way to understand this. Both the King and the zona want the prince to pass the test despite and even while trying their best to tempt him. The greatest example of this is the Akeida.

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      Moshe -3 years ago

      Not only does Hashem want fre  choics for the zenith of His creation, but He also wants us to choose properly according to His directions. But He wants it not to be too easy ,"bread of shame". Therefore its a real hard test with both clear directives and also a real challenge and obstacle by kelipa, enticements, etc.. 

       The ultimate desire and pleasure is, perhaps,  that naches He gets from His creations passing hard tests 

      Adam failed.

        Avraham passed.

        Without kelpia there's no challenge, no obstacle and so easy of a test as to be meaningless 

         Take a  kid. Put before him a candy and spinach. Tell him only to eat the spinach. Then leave the room.

        Without the  kelipa of spinach there is  no test. 

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    Judith -3 years ago

    Question for Rabbi YY

    Can you please clarify tagain what's the difference between the Slabodka method of Gadlus Hadam and aiming high to Tanya's saying we are G-dly and conduits of light etc?

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Chassidus: Maamer V'hikrisem, Matos-Masei 5712 #8

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