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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…
Chassidus Applied to Yud Beis Tammuz; Is Independence Healthy?
Also in this episode: “Atzmus in a guf” – what does that mean? Does the Rebbe’s shlichus place introverted personalities at a disadvantage? Am I supposed to twiddle my thumbs until I get married? Tzedaka: How and where to give? MyLife Essays: Combating Relationally Assessed Self-Worth and Unactualized Potential; How Can We Stop Sinning? The Attention Obsession and more…
Chassidus Applied to Gimmel Taamuz; Why is Mental Illness Stigmatized?
Also in this episode: What’s the proper way to write to the Rebbe? Why is there a formula for self-expression? Are we halachically obligated to protect the environment? Why is Lubavitch always doing things differently? Should Shluchim help support Chabad activities by running a business? and more..
How Does a Chassid Look at Summer Vacation? Is Marijuana Different Than Other Recreational Stress Relievers?
Also in this episode: Can I use other spiritual paths to enhance my Judaism? How do we reconcile the Chassidic standard of non-indulgence in the material with the lavish dinners thrown by Torah and Chassidic institutions? Are we halachically obligated to protect the environment? and more…
MyLife: Chassidus Applied Special Seminary Edition
The immense popularity of Rabbi Simon Jacobson’s My Life series has now spawned the first of what promises to be a series of special editions, addressing the specific questions and needs of particular age groups and demographics. MyLife: Seminary Edition caters to the needs of women aged 17-20.
MyLife: Chassidus Applied Special Bochurim Edition
The immense popularity of Rabbi Simon Jacobson’s My Life series has now spawned a series of special editions, addressing the specific questions and needs of particular age groups and demographics. MyLife: Zal Bochurim Edition caters to the needs of bochurim aged 17-20.
Should We Be as Loving to Those ‘Going Down’ as to Those ‘Going Up’? What About Male Infertility?
Also in this episode: Bitachon when having difficulties with parnosso; How to have the ‘overnight camp chat’ with your child?What to tell my kids about their non-Jewish grandparents? The continuous spread of Chassidus Applied; Chassidus Question: What is the origin of gashmius? and more…
Should We Allow Our Young Boys to Go to the Mikveh? What Does Chassidus Say About Self-Affliction?
Also in this episode: Is there a deeper spiritual meaning in all sections of the Gemara? Is it appropriate for parents to demand validation from children? What is the role of family when it comes to intermarriage?Chassidus question: What is the primary avoda of this generation – prayer or charity? and more…
Chassidus Applied to Shavuos; Is There a Difference Between Sadness and Emptiness?
Also in this episosde: What was the purpose of Mattan Torah? Is there any special Shavuot message related to the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day-War? What is the Torah view on the US Embassy relocation to Jerusalem? Chassidus Question: What is the practical application of Malchus in our lives? and more…
To Give or Not to Give When the Money May be Used for Something Inappropriate?
Also in this episode: 50 Years from the Six-Day War and Mivtza Tefillin; Should school be hated and feel like prison? My son feels that way. What can I do about it? How do we protect the innocent from false allegations of a vindictive spouse? Chassidus Question: How can Yesod be practically applied to our lives? and more…