Is Chassidus meant for women? How should I deal with an addicted spouse – with compassion or with toughness? How can I address sibling rivalry within a large family? What does Judaism say about reincarnation? Can it used to explain suffering?
In a episode 11 of MyLife, Rabbi Jacobson addresses these and other issues, including how to forge ahead in the face of tragedy and adversity, by citing newly uncovered letters from the Rabbeim that provide clarity and comfort.
Tune in for another hour-long dose of insights on practical matters that affect us today. These ideas are meant to inspire and challenge us to overcome the life tests we face, helping transform our personal lives and the world at large.
The topics in this Sunday’s hour-long broadcast will include:
· How to forge ahead in the face of tragedy – Part II
· Reincarnation and suffering
· Are women second class citizens in Judaism?
· Co-Dependency: Dealing with an addicted spouse
· Sibling Rivalry
MyLife: Chassidus Applied addresses questions that many people are afraid to ask and others are afraid to answer. When asked about the sensitive topics he has been addressing, Rabbi Simon Jacobson commented, “I understand that the stakes are high, but the silence and lack of clarity on matters plaguing the community can no longer go unaddressed. The stakes of not providing answers are even higher.”
The on-going series has provoked a significant reaction from the community, with thousands of people viewing each live broadcast and hundreds of questions pouring in. At the root of every question and personal challenge tackled by the series is the overarching question: Does Judaism have the answers to my personal dilemmas?