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"TODAY'S DAY": Shabbat, January 7, 2006


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Tevet 7, 5766 * January 7, 2006

"T O D A Y ' S D A Y"

Tuesday, Tevet 7 5703

Torah lessons: Chumash: Vayigash, Shlishi with Rashi.
Tehillim: 39-43.
Tanya: consequently, this world (p. 23)...end of ch. 5.
(p. 25).

To avert Chibut hakever ("Purgatory of the grave") (1) recite words of Torah, Tehillim, etc., for one sixth of the day. (2) To merit purity of the soul that obviates Kaf Hakela ("the hollow of a sling"), (3) spend as much of the day as possible in reciting Mishna, Tanya and Tehillim by heart.

Footnotes: (1) Tanya p. 29 and p. 33. This and Kaf Hakela (below) are
processes of purgatory undergone by the soul after
(2) Namely, four hours.
(3) Tanya p. 33. See Supplementary Footnotes, (p. 124 in
the printed version).


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Compiled and arranged by the Lubavitcher Rebbe in 5703 (1943) from the talks and letters of the Previous Lubavitcher Rebbe. Note: day of week and Torah lessons indicated are from 5703 (1943).

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