The Rebbe Rayatz had arranged for Basi L’Gani to be given out on the day of his passing, so its message must also be connected with the concept of a person’s passing. After the soul ascends from the body, however, the body decomposes, begging the question: What is the purpose of all the Jew’s service, toiling throughout the duration of all the days of his life to refine his body, if it decomposes upon his passing? * Likkutei Sichos, Vol. 6, pg. 81-85 * Click here
Why did the Rebbe want the study of Rambam to be promoted behind the Iron Curtain? What connection is there between the Rambam and the Alter Rebbe? * A compilation of insights and stories connected with the daily study of Rambam from the introduction to the book “Mishna Torah L’HaRambam.” * Presented for 20 Teives, the Rambam’s yahrtzait.