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An email exchange between Rabbi Jacobson and the mother of a bi-polar son illuminates the concept of special children and their unique strengths.
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How will we use the inspiration we gain from nature’s beauty? Will it be a temporary joy that only affects you, or will it have a perpetual effect and inspire you to bring beauty to others?
Why are some people capable of manifesting what they want, and others are not? Is there a secret key to inviting miracles into your life? The key is seeing the extraordinary within the ordinary.
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Discover the indispensable lesson that Purim has for all of us, how it can transform your perspective of yourself and that which you can accomplish in life.
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On Yom Kippur we fast and pray, on Purim we party. Yet the Zohar sees the two days as intrinsically similar.
Purim derives its name from the lots cast by Haman. It is not some incidental detail but the single event that most expresses what Purim represents.
The Torah delegates various aspects of our relationship with G-d to “appointed times” but we should also endeavor to make “every day an appointed time”.
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Unpacking the miracle of space in the Ark in the Holy Temple and the significance of time in the banquet that is our world.
The Talmud relates that Rabbi Meir would deduce a person’s nature from his name: the 3 Hebrew letters that spell “Korach” delineate the contours of conflict.
The dimensions of the rainy and sunny seasons of the Jewish calendar are explored in correlation to the birth of Chabad Chassidism, which is linked to Kislev, the third month of the “Season of Rains.”