How do I handle the disappointment that Moshiach is still not here 20 years after Gimmel Tammuz? What do I tell my children who are confused: I keep telling them Moshiach is coming and he just doesn’t come? What is the true avodah of our generation plagued with ignorance and apathy?
Chof Zayin Adar marks twenty two years from the sad day when the Rebbe had a severe stroke, leaving us in silence. Tonight, in the latest episode of MyLife: Chassidus Applied, Rabbi Simon Jacobson will address the confusion and questions of a community still reeling while anticipating the great redemption.
Other topics to be addressed in Sunday’s hour-long broadcast include:
· How to not be judgmental?
· How to overcome a poisonous grudge?
· Can a temper be tempered?
· What can we do about the unspoken impulse? (part II)
· Where is Moshiach?
· Can the mind truly rewire the heart?
· Can your smile change your feelings?
· How to have authentic and meaningful friendships?
· Beating loneliness.
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?
In true “Jacobson-fashion”, the broadcast answers people’s questions in simple, clear language while being heavily sourced. Each episode is jam-packed with eye-opening advice from the Rabbeim, gleaned from uncovering surprising gems in their letters, sichos and maamorim that address our personal issues with disarming relevance. Simultaneously, Rabbi Jacobson is able to crystallize a concept quickly, succinctly, and poignantly for any level of listener.