20 Kislev 5717
Toras Menachem vol. 8 page 278-297.
Proof from Niglah for learning Chassidus.
Our Rabbeiim would show their Niglah so it would lead others to Chassidus.
It is one Torah.
Page 279- 80.
To explain to a Baal Niglah why he must learn Chassidus you must speak his language.
He claims לדעת זה התינוק and why must he have ידיעת סדר השתלשלות and ידיעת המציאות באלקות.
And we must explain.
[The Rebbe is different than his predecessors when it comes to learning Chassidus: it is enough that it is ידיעת אלקות].
Krias Shema and Tefilla are comparable to Torah.
A discussion on Davening and children.
Page 280- 283.
Three understandings of what Davening is:
1) Asking when we feel we have a need.
2) When in serious danger.
3) By focusing on how dependant upon Hashem we are.
This third level makes Davening a constant DeOraisa obligation.
Page 283- 5.
How and when Krias Shma and Shmone Esrei are certainly DeOraisa.
Introduction: the story of Reb Nachum (the Mitteler Rebbe's son) and the Alter Rebbe and the new style [to wear a patch on his nerw outfit].
A new Klipa: Kereping up with the neighbors at great personal cost.
Keeping up with the neighbors continued.
The story of determining greatness and position by he who can spit farther.