As my kids were growing up, they would often drift out of the beds they had been consigned to, claiming inability to fall asleep. I was often able to suggest a cure, other than getting out of bed. Playing a Torah tape of a less than stellar presenter could put them – or most people – to sleep faster than a double dose of Ambien.
In that spirit, I offer a shiur on Chanukah I presented a few days ago at JLE of Los Angeles. Using material of Maharal, Pachad Yitzchok, and R Chaim Yaakov Goldvicht, it deals with a number of machshava topics, in particular the Ohr ha-Ganuz. Just click here for download or listen here: