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Ep. 197: How Can We Be Expected to Love Every Person? Perfectionism; How to Deal with an Irritable Wife?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to 28 Tevet, Rosh Chodesh Shevat and Bo; How to reconcile the stories about the differences between Chassidim and Misnagdim with Ahavas Yisroel? Is anxiety and depression a spiritual malady? Why Don’t We Daven the Way Chassidus Expects of Us? Prayer continued
Ep. 196: 4th annual Chassidus Applied Essay Contest; Response to the Argument That Praying for Rain Is Idiotic and Primitive
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to 20, 21 and 24 Tevet and Vaeirah; Is it healthy to suppress emotions? Does evil exist or is it only the absence of good? How to deal with a rebellious child?Suggestions to Rabbi Jacobson; Free will – Part 2: Did the people in the Torah have free choice?
Ep. 195: Can I Get Married If I Don’t Love Myself? What Is Our Attitude to the Secular New Year? Dealing with Non-Observant Married Children
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Shemos; How to respond to someone of another religion about their faith? Follow-up: The Rubashkin phenomenon; Jerusalem as capital and more; Chassidus Question: How to reconcile free will and divine providence
Ep. 194: Why the exuberance over Rubashkin’s release from prison? Is there any significance to Trump’s announcement about Jerusalem?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Nittel; Lessons from 10 Teves and Vayechi; How much can bitachon change? Why don’t we have pictures of all the Rebbeim? What are Oros D’Tohu in Kelim D’Tikkun?
Ep. 193: What To Do If What I Love Does Not Bring in an Adequate Income? Do I Need to Repent for Allowing Myself to Be Abused?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to the 5th Day of Chanukah, Erev Rosh Chodesh Teves and Zos Chanukah; Lessons from 5 Teves and Vayigash; Why was I born in this generation? Should we stress over having only one child? Does the soul really want to be born?
Ep. 192: Are We Doing Enough to Spread the Noahide Laws? Can Chassidus Be Taught to Non-Jews?
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to Chanukah; What lessons do we learn from Miketz? Any directives regarding a younger sister getting married before her older sister? Chassidus Question: Does moach shalit al ha’lev refer also to the subconscious mind?
Ep. 191: Handwriting Analysis (Graphology); How to Teach a Child Shomer Negia
Also in this episode: Chassidus Applied to 19 Kislev; What lessons do we learn from Vayeishev? What can I do about procrastination and memory improvement? What is the best way to inculcate kabolas ol and respect in students? Chassidus Question: Birchat Kohanim and dreams?
Ep. 190: 190th Anniversary of the Mitteler Rebbe’s Histalkus; What Is the Rebbe’s Opinion About Ultrasound?
Also in this episode: Lessons from Kislev 14 and Parshas Vayishlach; Should I Have a Relationship with My Non-Jewish Children from the Past? How to Retain Bitachon After Financial Loss? Unfulfilled Shlucha: Should I Go to School?
Ep. 189: What Can We Learn from the 40th Anniversary of Rosh Chodesh Kislev; Was the Maharal’s Golem a Myth?
Also in this episode: Lessons from the Kinnus HaShluchim; What Message Does Thanksgiving Have for Us? What Is the Line Between Healthy Pride and Arrogance? Do We Always Have to Forgive? How to Live with Parshas Vayeitzei
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?