Rebbetzin Heller discusses how women can connect to this mitzvah, and what women can experience on Simchat Torah.
Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller defines what Torah is and what our relationship to Torah should be.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller speaks about Torah as the source of Dveykut to Hashem. By bonding to the Torah’s wisdom, we come closer to Hashem’s Will, and ultimately are given the told with which to emulate G-d.
Based on the Sefer Maalot Hatorah by the brother of the Vilna Gaon
Rebbetzin Heller explains how Torah gives a person an attachment to Hashem’s Will and Wisdom. Torah study transforms the way a person can cleave to Hashem both individually and in his family life.
Based on Sefer Maalot Hatorah.
Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller speaks about the two areas where the Yetzer Hara is most likely to destroy its victim, unless there is protection provided by Torah, Yirat Shamayim (Fear of Heaven), and Anava (Humility).
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller describes how Torah leads a child to discovering his or her inherent goodness, and in developing inner structure and self discipline.
Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller elaborates on the comparison of the Torah to a tree. Just as a seed has every aspect of the tree in its potential, and the tree’s existence gives us access to the fruit. The Torah has deep layers of potential wisdom within it, and every aspect of a Torah scholar’s world exudes this wisdom.
Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller explains the section of Sefer Maalot Hatorah which describes how learning Torah transforms a person. Through studying G-d’s wisdom, one becomes closer to Him, to the point that one begins to think and behave in a G-dly manner.
Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller explains the Sefer Maalot Hatorah’s discussion of the power of Torah. Torah study enables one to uproot the initial base nature one is born with, and uplift oneself to the highest levels.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller describes how the yetzer hara, our evil inclination, seeks out the most vulnerable areas of the human psyche for his attacks, such as the human need to communicate and sexual desire. The Torah, and the clarity it provides us, helps us to emerge successfully from these existential struggles, and enables our refinement of ourselves us in these areas.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explains how Torah is so to speak the ‘garment’ of Hashem. Based on the Sefer Maalot HaTorah, Rebbetzin Heller outlines the prerequisites for wearing Hashem’s garment of Torah; yirah (awareness of G-d), and anavah (humbleness).
Rebbetzin Tzipora Heller discusses the deeper implications of anava (humility) and yirah (fear of Hashem), and how Torah develops them.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller explains how Torah, symbolized by fire and light, is on one side of reality, while darkness, naturalism, and chachma chitzonit (external wisdom) form its counterpart.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller discusses the impact of Torah on allowing one to achieve true connection with Hashem.
Rebbetzin Tziporah Heller describes the Torah as the means in which all facets of life connect to Hashem. The Torah can even ‘enter the lion’s lair’ and redefine or conquer evil on its own turf.