USC HIST 102gm - Sukkot Rav Weinberg (9 pages)

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Hist 102gm - Medieval People: Early Europe and its Neighbors, 400-1500

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The following presentation was recorded live by AishAudio com In order to start with the concept of Sukkot we start specifically with the davening How do we epitomize Sukkot Zman Simchateinu the season of our joy Happiness joy Now let s take a look what that means Does that mean that it is during this season that we enjoy ourselves Is that what it means Is that what Zman Cheiruteinu means that it is in this season that we are free Or is it that in this season we acquired our freedom And having achieved it in the season of our freedom it becomes an acquisition that we use through the entirety of our lives all year reinforced reinvigorated recreated on the season of Pesach but something that we take and live with all year round Zman matan torateinu means that this is the day that we have Torah or this is the day that we acquired the Torah for its effect and to keep and to use and to apply all the rest of the year Yom Hazikaron has it for this or that this concept of judgment and what we derive from it is for the rest of the year In every one of the cases of course we weren t talking of what we re doing just today We were talking of the significance of today in terms of the kind of acquisitions we have to make And now unknown for the rest of the year Are they settings and the directions that it has to give us for the rest of the year as well So Zman Simchateinu can t mean the season when we re joyous and happy It means the season where we acquire the trait of joyousness the ability to be happy and accept it as a way of life It is a thing that we establish in our life Joyousness Happiness becomes a factor in life What does that mean But that is clearly what Succos is saying to us Sukkot is not saying to us be happy today Sukkot is saying that joyousness and happiness is an essential ingredient of our lives as Jews And if we want to accomplish and to do in the service of God and fulfillment of all that we are and creating a proper Jewish peoplehood we need to bring in



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