Rav Moshe Leib of Sassov: Bo
The 4th of Shevat is the Yahrtzeit of Rav Moshe Leib of Sassov (1745-1807). Moshe Leib was a student of Shmuel Shmelke of Nickolsburg, Dov Baer (the Maggid of Mezhirech), and Elimelekh of Lezhynsk. His teachings are contained in the books, Likutei RaMal, Toras ReMaL Hashalem, and Chidushei RaMal.
“That He passed over the homes of Israel in Egypt.” The Holy One, Blessed is He, was so joyful and happy that the time for the redemption had arrived, that even in the midst of the impurities of Egypt, He found holiness, and passed over the homes of the Jews as if He were dancing from joy. (Torat HaRamal)