1. The Mitteler Rebbe broadened and deepened the understanding of Chassidic philosophy — the aspect of Binah. This Day of Liberation gives us inspiration to increase our efforts of spreading the wellsprings of Torah. This is also associated with the attribute of joy.
2. On Shabbos the joy of Yud Kislev is enhanced. When we read Vayeitzei the aspect of Binah is emphasized and the theme of going out and spreading spirituality is projected.
3. Why did Lavan emphasize Yaakov’s longing for home when he criticized his leave-taking? The Divine service of every Jew includes longing for Mashiach and not despairing. Lavan wanted Yaakov to suppress his homesickness and stay in Charan.
4. The Rebbe Shlita mentioned the siyumim for sections of the Rambam and the dedication of a Beis Chabad in Portland, Oregon.