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Ep 181: Do I Have to Forgive Someone Who Shows No Remorse? What is Healthy Fear of G-d?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Tzom Gedalya, Aseres Y’mei Teshuva and Yom Kippur; Vov Tishrei: 53 years later; Is there such a thing as “modern Chabad;” How to deal with sexual challenges;Should we be frightened of Ayin Hara? Chassidus Question: Why Don’t We Daven the Way Chassidus Expects of Us
Ep 180: How to Experience an Inspiring Rosh Hashana? How to React to the Gender Identity Crisis?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Rosh Hashana 5778; I can’t handle another Rosh Hashana; Different sexual orientations and identities; Discretion during pregnancy; Why are baalei teshuva mistreated and what can we do about it? MyLife Essays: In Pursuit of the Pathway, The Congruent Life and Overcoming Perfection.
Ep 179: What to Make of the Recent Natural Disasters? Approach Regarding Our Children Watching Videos?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Nitzavim-Vayeilech and Shabbos Selichos; Chof Hei Elul: The 5778th birthday of the world; Lessons from September 11; How do you explain foul language use by prominent chassidim? What should be our attitude to reading non-Jewish books? How can talk about the pre-tzimtzum state?
Ep 178: Why is Life So Challenging? 120th Anniversary of Tomchei Temimim; Are Prayers from a Non-Jewish Origin Legitimate?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Chai Elul; Chassidus Question: What is the mother’s contribution to the child according to Tanya ch. 2? MyLife Essays: You Don’t Need to Become an Artist, Marijuana and Chassidus, Definition in Educating, and more
How To Trust My Husband After He Has Fallen? Chassidic Anger Management; The Rebbe’s Message for the New School Season; Spouses Learning Together
Also in this episode: Lessons from the marriage anniversaries of the Rebbeim; How to overcome selfishness? MyLife Essays: Making a Living, Depression, Working with Adolescents Instead of Trying to Change Them, and more…
The Deeper Meaning of the Solar Eclipse; How to Explain Death to Children; My Son-in-Law Doesn’t Daven; Learning Zohar
Also in this episode: Rosh Chodesh Elul and Parshas Shoftim; Can we reinstate B’nos Yerushalayim dancing in the fields on Tu B’av? What does it mean that Mashiach should come l’matoh m’asorah tefachim? MyLife Essays: The Chassidic Keys to Finding Our Individual Purpose, Joy, Welcome to the New You, and more
How Much Should We Integrate with the Larger World? When Rabbis and Communities Conflict…
Also in this episode: How is the Rebbe a Nasi Hador if most of the Jewish world doesn’t recognize that? Does chassidus/kaballah coincide with modern astronomy? Is Yiddish a lost language? Chassidus Question: What is the meaning and application of the meitzar hagaron? MyLife Essays: Get the Point, The End of Envy, What Makes Us Tick and more…
Chassidus Applied to Tu B’Av; How to Protect Our Families While Maintaining an Open Home?
Also in this episode: How does one navigate the turbulence of life and remain above the fray? How do I know when to listen to my physical limits? Should we try to prove G-d’s existence? Is Yiddish a lost language? Chassidus Question: What is the differences between the kelipah of Mitzrayim, Midian and Amalek? and more…
Chassidus Applied to Tisha B’av; When is it Okay to Deem a Task Impossible?
Also in this episode: Lessons from Shabbas Nachamu; What should be our attitude to the recent escalation of strife in Israel, especially during these Nine Days? Can we improve our memory retention? How can I balance personal avodah and inspiring others? Chassidus Question: Understanding Ratzon: Part II and more…
Chassidus Applied to the Nine Days; Is Machlokes an Inevitable Part of Golus?
Also in this episode: When is it appropriate to leave one’s post? Is advanced age a legitimate reason to not have more children? Am I too sensitive? Chassidus Question: Defining Ratzon; MyLife Essays: Attaining a Mindset of Depth in a Shallow World, Love in Three Dimensions, Learning Love from G-d and more…
With All Our Challenges, is Tznius the Most Pressing? Doesn’t Free Will Create Too Many Complications?
Also in this episode: How can I be in control of my happiness? When is it appropriate to leave one’s post? What is the significance of a gematria? Chassidus Question: What is the meaning of the Alter Rebbe’s statement: “On a taaveh, no question can be asked”? and more…
Why are My Parents and Educators Trying to Teach Me to Miss the Rebbe I Never Knew?
Also in this episode: There are so many forms of yeshus. How can I identify it in myself? When is it appropriate to leave one’s post? What is the significance of a gematria? Chassidus Question: Shabbos in different time zones: How does a spiritual time manifest in a physical time frame? and more…