MyLife: Chassidus Applied

MyLife: Chassidus Applied

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MyLife: Chassidus Applied Podcast by Simon Jacobson addresses the personal and emotional needs of our community by answering the most pressing questions of our lives — from the perspective of Chassidic thought. The podcast demonstrates how the Torah provides us with a comprehensive blueprint of the human psyche as a microcosm of the cosmos, and offers us all the guidance we need to live the healthiest possible life and build nurturing homes and families, bringing up the healthiest possible children, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. Get unlimited free downloads of MP3 recordings o


272: Has the Rebbe Ever Made Public Statements About Mass Shootings?
Aug 12 • 76 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Tishe B’Av nidche 0:11 • Lessons from 15th of Av and Shabbos…
271: Is There Life on Other Planets According to Torah?
Aug 5 • 71 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to the 5th of Av and Shabbos Chazon 1:06 • Is there life on other…
270: What Does the Rebbe Say About Vaccinations? Part II
Jul 29 • 74 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to the Three Weeks, the Nine Days and Mattos-Massei 0:13 • What is…
269: What Does the Rebbe Say About Vaccinations?
Jul 22 • 78 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to 17 Tammuz Nidche 0:11 • Lessons from Pinchas 8:17 • How can I…
268: What Will Chabad Look like in 30 Years?
Jul 15 • 69 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to 12-13 Tammuz and Balak 0:12 • What is the Chabad custom…
Ep: 267: Is Geulah Dependent Upon All Jews Being Observant and All Non-Jews Accepting the 7 Mitzvos?
Jul 8 • 63 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Chukas 1:04 • Is G-d waiting for every Jew to be observant and…
Ep: 266: Gimmel Tammuz – 25 years: What Does it Mean?
Jul 1 • 70 min
Gimmel Tammuz – 25 years: What does it mean? How do we turn Gimmel Tammuz day into an ongoing change in our daily lives? Why isn’t calling the Rebbe Nosi Ha’Dor self-serving? How can we describe the Rebbe with Torah verses referring to G-d? Why is the…
Ep: 265: How Do I Find a Mashpia? What Distinguishes Between Different Kosher Certifications?
Jun 24 • 71 min
Chassidus Applied to Shelach How do I find a mashpia? How can we create a more organized and reliable system for identifying and finding an appropriate mashpia? What distinguishes between different kosher certifications? Should I be choosing one over…
Ep: 264: What Does Torah Say About Reincarnation and Communication With Past Lives?
Jun 17 • 70 min
Chassidus Applied to Post Shavuos and Behaalosecho How and who produced the Hanochos — transcripts – of the Rebbe’s talks? What does Torah and Kabbalah say about reincarnation and communication with past lives? Should being a meshichist/saying Yechi be…
263: Why Do We Eat Dairy on Shavuos?
Jun 4 • 72 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Bamidbar and Shavuos 00:28 • Why do we eat dairy on Shavuos?…
262: Why Did G-d Create Poor People?
May 27 • 70 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Bechukosei and Blessing the Month of Sivan 0:43 • Is Rabbi…
261: Does Chassidus Ever Expect Us to Sleep Less Than Is Normally Required?
May 20 • 67 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Pesach Sheni and Lag B’Omer 0:10 • Lessons from Behar 12:30 • As…
260: Is Ahavas Yisroel Achieved by Ignoring Our Differences?
May 13 • 69 min
• Chassidus Applied to Emor 4:16 • Poway follow-up 17:10 • Is Ahavas Yisroel achieved by ignoring our differences? 30:00 • Am I allowed to shave or trim my beard or moustache? 33:40 • Are there standards for what is considered an appropriate Shaitel? Are…
259: Special Edition, w/ Rabbi Yisroel Goldstein, Chabad of Poway:How the Rebbe Empowers Us to Become Stronger in Face of Tragedy
May 6 • 76 min
Chassidus Applied to Rosh Chodesh Iyar, Beis Iyar and Kedoshim and its relevance to the tragic shooting in Poway Rabbi Goldstein: After your harrowing experience, staring death in the eyes, where do you find the formidable energy and courage to be such a…
258: Poway Shooting on Acharon Shel Pesach – How Should We React?
Apr 29 • 73 min
• Chassidus Applied to Isru Chag Pesach, Chof Ches Nissan and Acharei 11:00 • Poway shooting on Acharon Shel Pesach – how should we react? 01:12 • Are the Rebbe’s words on 28 Nissan still relevant today, or did we miss an opportunity? 21:17 • What’s the…
257: Announcing the Winners of the MyLife Essay Contest 2019!
Apr 15 • 71 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Yud Alef Nissan • Lessons from Yud Gimmel Nissan • Chassidus…
256: How Do I Deal with Online Addictions?
Apr 8 • 72 min
• Chassidus Applied to Metzora and Shabbos HaGadol 12:36 • Lessons from Beis Nissan: 100th year since the Rebbe Rashab’s histalkus in 5680 0:09 • I find it difficult to identify with my soul being divine. What can I do about this? 19:24 • How can we…
255: What Responsibility Do Websites Have to Their Readers?
Apr 1 • 76 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Tazria, HaChodesh and Rosh Chodesh Nissan 8:44 • Lessons from 25…
254: Is There an Issue with Listening to Non-Jewish Music with Meaningful Lyrics?
Mar 25 • 72 min
• Chassidus Applied to Shemini and Parah 5:16 • Questions about tracht gut vet zayn gut – how far do our thoughts affect our reality? 17:00 • Is there an issue with listening to non-Jewish music with meaningful lyrics? 24:01 • What should we be doing…
253: Why Was I Born With Talents If I am Seemingly Not Allowed to Develop and Express Them?
Mar 18 • 73 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Purim 0:15 • May women read the Megillah for other women? 16:55…
252: What is the Rebbe’s Approach to Anti-Semitism?
Mar 11 • 70 min
• Chassidus Applied to Vayikra and Zachor 4:04 • Lessons from 9 Adar II – 79 years since the Frierdiker Rebbe’s arrival to America 14:04 • What should I do about my doubts in G-d? 23:46 • Why do we need to ask G-d for our needs in prayer – doesn’t G-d…
251: How Do We Address the Issue of Anti-Semitic Attacks and Safety?
Mar 5 • 68 min
TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to 27 Adar 0:09 • Lessons from Chodesh Adar II and Pekudei 9:13 • If everything that happens is orchestrated from above, how much free choice do we really have? 15:45 • What Torah concepts can we transmit to non-Jews? How far…
250: What Should Our Attitude Be to the Recent MicDrop Issue?
Feb 25 • 65 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Vayakhel, Shabbos Mevarchim Adar II and Shekalim 2:53 • Can we…
Is Obesity Overblown?
Feb 18 • 74 min
• Chassidus Applied to Purim Katan and Ki Tisa 1:44 • Is obesity overblown? 11:55 • Is it appropriate to refer to a meshichist rabbinic figure by a rabbinic title? 18:49 • What is the difference between the Jewish concept of bitachon and the law of…
248: What Is Going on with All the Recent Tragedies?
Feb 11 • 76 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Zayin Adar I and Tetzaveh 0:28 • What is going on with all the…
247: Are There Lessons from the Rebbe About the Recent Bitter Cold?
Feb 5 • 75 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Adar I and Terumah 0:38 • Are there lessons from the Rebbe about…
246: Are the Rebbe’s Words and Images Copyrighted?
Jan 28 • 79 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to 22 Shevat and Mishpatim 0:14 • Please explain the mitzvos of…
245: After a Major Life Crisis, How Do You Begin Living Again?
Jan 21 • 68 min
• Chassidus Applied to Tu B’Shevat and Yisro 0:31 • How do you answer this question: If G-d gave the Torah today, would it be very different than the one given 3300 years ago to primitive people? 13:05 • Does a Torah abiding Jew need therapy? 20:31 • How…
244: Chassidus Applied to Yud Shevat and Chapter 9 of Basi L’Gani
Jan 14 • 64 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Yud Shevat and chapter 9 of Basi L’Gani 0:09 • Chassidus…
Ep: 243: How Should We React to the Recent Mezuzah Controversy?
Jan 7 • 72 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Shevat and Parshas Bo 0:17 • How should we react to the recent…
242: What Defines a Chabad Chosid?
Dec 31, 2018 • 74 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to 24 Teves and Parshas Vaeirah 7:18 • What do you say to a teenage…
Ep 241: How Would the Rebbe Approach the Issue of Government Trying to Change Our Education System?
Dec 24, 2018 • 73 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to 20 Teves and Parshas Shemos 8:11 • How can we understand and…
240: Should We Insist That Our 8-Year-Old Son Go to Shul on Shabbos?
Dec 17, 2018 • 76 min
• Chassidus Applied to 10 Teves and Parshas Vayechi 0:21 • Why has Chalukas haShas not gained traction in Chabad? 24:04 • What aspect of a Jewish mother determines the Jewishness of her child – conceiving, carrying or both? 33:22 • Should we insist that…
239: Are We Doing All We Can to Empower Women Today?
Dec 11, 2018 • 71 min
TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Zos Chanukah and Parshas Vayigash 0:17 • Are we doing all we can to empower women today? 22:57 • How does someone know what he’s capable of? 36:19 • If one’s “containers” are not aligned with their spiritual “light” (due to a…
238: Am I Still a Lubavitcher If I Learn Daf Yomi? Is Judaism Democratic?
Dec 3, 2018 • 75 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Chanukah and Parshas Miketz 0:11 • What does Chassidus teach us…
237: What Can We Do to Help Speed up Moshiach’s Coming?
Nov 26, 2018 • 75 min
• Chassidus Applied to the 19th of Kislev and Vayeishev 0:18 • What can we do to help speed up Moshiach’s coming? 21:02 • What did the Rebbe mean when he said that avodas habirurim has concluded? 30:41 • Will we be able to converse with G-d after Moshiach…
236: Chassidus Applied to the 90th Anniversary of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin on Yud Daled Kislev
Nov 19, 2018 • 72 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Lessons from the 10th of Kislev and Vayishlach 1:07 • Chassidus Applied to the 90th…
235: Why Does Judaism Reject the Messiah That Other Religions Have Embraced?
Nov 12, 2018 • 77 min
• Chassidus Applied to Vayeitzei and Tes Kislev 2:35 • What attitude should one have to Conservative and Reform Judaism? 20:36 • What is the Rebbe’s opinion about creating an endowment? 35:36 • Homosexuality: How can it be prohibited if it is innate?…
234: How Much to Reveal About a Potential Shidduch?
Nov 5, 2018 • 71 min
• Tragedy in Pittsburgh – follow-up 15:33 • Chassidus Applied to Rosh Chodesh Kislev and Toldos 8:44 • Lessons from the Kinus HaShluchim 0:52 • What can I do about my fears and anxieties? 37:58 • How much to reveal about a potential shidduch? 43:28 • Can…
233: Tragedy in Pittsburgh: How Should We React?
Oct 29, 2018 • 70 min
TOPICS • Tragedy in Pittsburgh: How should we react? 0:18 • Chassidus Applied to Chof Cheshvan and Chayei Sarah 10:27 • What is the Rebbe’s view on buying a lottery ticket? 24:04 • Is there a spiritual significance and lesson to be learned from a huge…
232: How Do You Explain the Blessing of “She’lo Osani Isha” (Not Making Me a Woman)?
Oct 22, 2018 • 69 min
• Chassidus Applied to Vayeira 0:35 • Do we need secular sources to teach us how to understand and raise our children? 11:52 • What should our attitude be to “non-official” shluchim? 26:10 • How do you explain the blessing of “she’lo osani isha” (not…
231: Why Is There More Focus on Chitzoniyos (Externals) in Dor Ha’Shevii?
Oct 15, 2018 • 68 min
• Chassidus Applied to Lech Lecha and 7th of Cheshvan 0:13 • We are a happy and loving family. Yet, for some unknown reason, every time we come back from somebody’s house, or an event, or after hosting guests, my spouse and I start a fight. What could be…
230: What is the Rebbe’s View Regarding a Prenup?
Oct 8, 2018 • 75 min
Chassidus Applied to the Post-Holiday season Lessons from Parshas Noach Do fathers have to ignore their families on Simchas Torah? I feel stifled in my ultra-religious home. What can I do? Can I balance my secular interests with my spiritual/religious…
229: Can we ask about the “whys” and the “hows” of Torah and mitzvos, or do we have to accept it all without questions?
Sep 17, 2018 • 70 min
Chassidus Applied to Yom Kippur and Sukkot How can I show G-d that I truly repented? What exactly is simcha? Naïve faith vs. skepticism: Can we ask about the “whys” and the “hows” of Torah and mitzvos, or do we have to accept it all without questions? Why…
228: For the Sake of Sholom Bayis Should I Do Something That I Would Normally Refrain from Doing?
Sep 3, 2018 • 69 min
Chassidus Applied to Re’eh and Mevarchim Elul Rambam study: End of 37th cycle (Elul 20) and beginning of 38th (Elul 21) Chassidus Applied to the 25th of Elul and Rosh Hashana Lessons from the last and 7th Week of the Shiva D’Nechemta Standing in the month…
227: How Can I Balance Hiddur Mitzvah Without Becoming Obsessive Compulsive?
Aug 28, 2018 • 70 min
Chassidus Applied to Chai Elul, Parshas Ki Tavo and the 6th Week of the Shiva D’Nechemta Lessons from Elul 15: Establishment of Tomchei Temimim 121 years ago How can I balance hiddur mitzvah without becoming obsessive compulsive? Are the Rambam’s dietary…
226: Did the Rebbe Say Anything About Free Speech When It Offends Others?
Aug 20, 2018 • 76 min
Chassidus Applied to Parshas Ki Teitzei and the 5th Week of the Shiva D’Nechemta Marriage lessons from Elul 13 Did the Rebbe say anything about free speech when it offends others? How do we know that Judaism is the true religion? My mother is constantly…
225: Is the Rebbe’s Position on Zionism Different Than That of the Rebbe Rashab and Rebbe Rayatz?
Aug 13, 2018 • 78 min
Lessons from the 2nd day of Rosh Chodesh Elul Chassidus Applied to Parshas Shoftim and the 4th Week of the Shiva D’Nechemta If Adam and Eve are the ancestors of all mankind, how do we explain all the diversity of their descendants’ physical appearance? Is…
224: How to Turn the Experience of Being Bullied into a Positive?
Aug 6, 2018 • 76 min
Chassidus Applied to Rosh Chodesh Elul Lessons from the 3rd Week of the Shiva D’Nechemta How to turn the experience of being bullied into a positive? Art therapist asking: Which psychological streams are aligned with Judaism? What is the Rebbe’s opinion…
Ep 223: Is a School Considered Lubavitch if it Is Behaving Counter to the Rebbe’s Directives?
Jul 30, 2018 • 77 min
• Chassidus Applied to Chof Av 7:28 • Lessons from the 2nd Week of the Shiva D’Nechemta, Parshas Eikev and Shabbos Mevorchim Elul 18:30 • Can I write a pidyon to other Rebbes, or only to my own Rebbe? 22:31 • If a school is doing things counter to the…
MyLife Ep. 222: Lessons from the Longest Lunar Eclipse of the Century; Practical Techniques for Growing Through Negative Experiences
Jul 24, 2018 • 71 min
Chassidus Applied to the Tisha B’Av Nidche and the 15th of Av What is the significance of the longest lunar eclipse of the century? Lessons from Parshas Vaetchanan and Nachamu What are practical tools and techniques for growing through negative…
Do I Need to Say the Entire Kinus on Tisha B’Av When I Don’t Understand It?
Jul 16, 2018 • 69 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to the Nine Days, 5 Av and Shabbos Chazon 0:20 • Do I need to say…
220: Is It an Absolute That Moshiach Must Come in the Next 221 Years Before the 7th Millennium?
Jul 9, 2018 • 74 min
Chassidus Applied to Rosh Chodesh Av and the Nine Days Lessons from Parshas Matos-Masei Summer tznius: Until what age is it acceptable for a boy to wear open shoes without socks? What’s our role and goal with summer camp? What are reasons why one would…
219: Can We Establish Policy Based on a Chassidishe Hergesh? Lessons from July 4th
Jul 2, 2018 • 67 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Shiva B’asser B’Tammuz Nidche • Lessons from the Three Weeks and…
218: Should Children Ever Be Separated from Their Parents?
Jun 25, 2018 • 77 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS • Chassidus Applied to Yud Beis-Yud Gimmel Tammuz • Lessons from the 17th of Tammuz and…
217: Is It Okay to Marry Before Fully Dealing with My Own Self-Esteem and Dependency Issues?
Jun 19, 2018 • 78 min
Chassidus Applied to Chukas What takes precedence: Supporting local mosdos or supporting shluchim? How do I improve my relationship with my mother? Is it okay to date and establish a home before fully dealing with my own self-esteem and dependency issues?…
216: Special Gimmel Tammuz Edition; Why Don’t We Appoint a New Rebbe? And More
Jun 11, 2018 • 75 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought MP3 recording of this class are available free of charge to members and $0.99 for non-members.…
215: Why Did the Rebbe Not Intervene to Improve Our Yeshiva System?
Jun 4, 2018 • 73 min
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives — from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought MP3 recording of this class are available free of charge to members and $0.99 for non-members.…
214: How Can Someone Consider Himself a Chassid and Not Be Careful with Halacha?
May 28, 2018 • 74 min
Chassidus Applied to Behaalotecho 118th anniversary of the Rebbe’s parents How can someone consider himself a chassid and not be careful with halacha? Is life in our hands or Hashem’s hands? Are special children deprived? Follow-up (episode 213): My…
213: My teenage friends are drowning: What can we do?
May 14, 2018 • 71 min
Chassidus Applied to Bamidbar and Shavuos My teenage friends are drowning: What can we do? How to deal with religious OCD Are we sure that everyone has a soulmate? How to educate children about intimacy? How do we explain the words in Tanya that one has…
212: Is the Torah always sensitive to people’s feelings?
May 7, 2018 • 75 min
Chassidus Applied to Behar-Bechukosei Is there any truth to the idea of chassidim and family members “giving” of their years to the Rebbe? Is the Torah always sensitive to people’s feelings? How can a spouse handle a relationship when there is absolutely…
200: How do we determine the validity of a Torah teacher?
Apr 29, 2018 • 69 min
• Chassidus Applied to Chof Beis Shevat: 30th yahrzeit of the Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka 0:16 • Lessons from Parshas Mishpotim and Shekalim 14:40 • More tips for writing a winning MyLife: Chassidus Applied essay 18:53 • How do we determine the validity of a…
203: If a Person Has Paid His Dues for Violating Others Should He Be Shamed Forever?
Apr 29, 2018 • 71 min
• Chassidus Applied to Purim 2:50 o How was Esther allowed to be married to Achashverosh? 4:08 o Why do we make noise when Haman’s name is mentioned, giving him more attention than to Esther and Mordechai? 15:01 • Evaluating hundreds of great essays in…
205: What to Tell Children About an Absentee Father?
Apr 29, 2018 • 76 min
• Chassidus Applied to Parshas Vayikra and Rosh Chodesh Nissan 1:33 • Lessons from the 25th and 27th of Adar 17:54 • We have reached the second tier of evaluating the essays in this year’s MyLife: Chassidus Applied essay contest 25:20 • What will the…
206: Why Are We Holding on to New Chumros Which Don’t Seem to Be Part of the Original Torah?
Apr 29, 2018 • 75 min
• Chassidus Applied to Shabbos HaGadol and Parshas Tzav 10:48 • Lessons from Beis Nissan 3:23 • Final stages of evaluating this year’s MyLife: Chassidus Applied essays 18:03 • Why are we holding on to new chumros which don’t seem to be part of the…
201: Does a Survivor Need to Show Respect to an Abusive Parent?
Apr 29, 2018 • 75 min
• Chassidus Applied to the month of Adar 6:05 • Lessons from Parshas Terumah and Shabbos Hafsokeh 13:57 • Closing days of the MyLife: Chassidus Applied essay contest 3:20 • Abuse issues: o Does a survivor need to show respect to an abusive parent 30:35 o…
202: What Would the Rebbe Say About the Recent School Shootings?
Apr 29, 2018 • 74 min
• Chassidus Applied to Zayin and Tes Adar 3:20 • Lessons from Parshas Tetzaveh and Zachor 22:30 • Hundreds of essay submissions in this year’s MyLife: Chassidus Applied essay contest 0:15 • What would the Rebbe say about the recent school shootings? 26:12…
204: How to Create Balance Between Tznius and a Strong Emotional Passion Between Spouses?
Apr 29, 2018 • 73 min
• Chassidus Applied to Parshas Vayakhel-Pikkudei and Parah 4:44 • The evaluation continues: hundreds of excellent essays in this year’s MyLife: Chassidus Applied essay contest 16:46 • Should we be following US Department of Health guidelines regarding…
208: How Do We Correct Wrongs If We Can’t Speak Loshen Hora?
Apr 29, 2018 • 76 min
• Chassidus Applied to Isru Chag 0:51 • Lessons from Parshas Shemini 15:07 • What lesson can I derive from a negative Seder experience? 23:42 • How do we correct wrongs if we can’t speak loshen hora? 29:19 • Aren’t we all shluchim? 35:09 • Shlichus…
207: Announcing the Winners of This Year’s MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest!
Apr 29, 2018 • 68 min
Chassidus Applied to Yud Alef Nissan; Yud Gimmel Nissan 0:29 • What is the connection between the Rebbe as the leader of the seventh generation and malchus? 8:03 • How do we reconcile the paradox of malchus – that it has no power of its own and that it,s…
209: Does Negating Secular Education Mean That We Have to Be Ignorant?
Apr 29, 2018 • 68 min
• Chassidus Applied to Iyar and Beis Iyar 1:45 • Lessons from Parshas Tazria-Metzora 16:54 • Why don’t we see Chassidim being scrupulous about making blessings on trees? 32:03 • Does negating secular education mean that we have to be ignorant? 35:33 o Are…
210: What Is the Story with the Rebbe’s Brother, R’ Yisroel Aryeh Leib?
Apr 29, 2018 • 70 min
• Chassidus Applied to Parshas Acharei-Kedoshim and 13 Iyar 12:38 • What is the story with the Rebbe’s brother, R’ Yisroel Aryeh Leib? 0:57 • Why is there a discrepancy between the Torah reading in Israel and in the diaspora? 20:52 • Why are many women on…