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Ep. 188: What to Do When There Are No Answers; When Tragedy Strikes Despite All Our Prayers?
Also in this episode: What to Do When There Are No Answers; When Tragedy Strikes Despite All Our Prayers? Do Ten Jewish Women Have Minyan Power? What Lessons Can We Learn from the 40 Years Since 5738? What Is the Role of Merkos? What Should I Tell My Kids Who Want a Puppy? Chassidus Applied to Toldos and Shabbos Mevorchim Kislev
Ep. 187: Is It Ever Acceptable to Compromise Standards for Others? Can I Believe yet Have No Relationship with G-d?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Chof Cheshvan; Lessons from Parshas Chayei Sarah; Is there advice from the Rebbe to a single father? What recourse do I have after I was removed from my shlichus post? Is there anything wrong with a yellow Moshiach flag? How do I cope with the temptation to molest kids?
Ep. 186: Is It Appropriate to Paint the Rebbe’s Image on Walls? “Terrorism” in Chabad? Would the Rebbe Be Happy with the Recent Crown Heights “Food Crawl”?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Vayeirah; What are angels and how do we know their names? Can You Give an Example of a Mistake You’ve Made and How You Corrected and Turned It into a Blessing? What is free will?
Ep. 185: Why Is It Not Enough to Be a Good Jew At Heart? I Feel So Lonely. What Can I Do About It? How Low Has Our Generation Fallen?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Lech Lecha and Zayin Cheshvan; What can we learn from Hashem’s change in perspective? Chabad variations from the mainstream: The third Shabbos meal; Follow-up: Rebbe – Moshiach; Sexual challenges
Ep 184: Why the Emphasis on Kiddush Lubavitch and Not Kiddush Hashem? Post-Holiday Blues; Anger Toward G-d
Also in this episode: 50 years from Simchat Torah 5728; Chassidus Applied to Noach and Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan; Chabad variations from the mainstream: Late davening; Addressing sexual challenges; Chassidus Question: Is G-d happy with this world?
Ep 183: Is Simchas Torah Only For Men? What Is the Significance of Simchas Beis HaShoaivah Today?
Also in this episode: Why Is the Dancing of Simchas Torah Called Hakofot (Circles)? How Is It Fine That Some Leaders in Tanach Married Non-Jews? Was the Rebbe’s Prophecy About Moshiach Unfulfilled? Yud Gimmel Tishrei: 135 Years. Was the Rebbe’s prophecy about Moshiach unfulfilled? How is it fine that some leaders in Tanach married non-Jews?
Ep 182: B’Shem Hashem and Its Personal Applications; Why Doesn’t Chabad Sleep in the Sukkah? Should We Be Frightened of Ayin Hara?
Also in this episode: Is there prophecy among gentiles? Should we be frightened of Ayin Hara? What should I do about my anxiety and addictions? Why Don’t We Daven the Way Chassidus Expects of Us? Prayer continued – Part 2; Chassidus Question: What is makifim d’binah?
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…