MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 261, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson
Sunday, May 19, 2019 / 14 Iyar 5779 – 8:00-9:00PM EST
The topics in this week’s 261st episode of the highly acclaimed popular MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include:
Chassidus Applied to Pesach Sheni and Lag B’Omer
Lessons from Behar
As an orthodox Jew teaching in a secular school, how do I navigate and draw the line between insisting on kindness and acceptance of all students in our classroom, and normalizing or condoning behavior that is forbidden by Torah?
Is there a healthy need for ego?
Can a sociopath do teshuva?
Does Chassidus ever expect us to sleep less than is normally required?
Are there any situations when we can shake hands with someone from the opposite gender?
Follow-up (episode 260): Moustache; Consciousness
Chassidus question: Please explain the statement that for certain souls, like Rashbi, there was no churban (destruction of the Beis HaMikdash)
My Life 2019 essay contest winners:
Chassidic Lessons on Growing through Trauma, Aharon Zev Moshel, 18, Melbourne, Australia
מודל א.ב.א. – התשובה החסידית להפרעות החרדה בעולמנו המודרני, Menachem Mendel Dekel, 22, Yokne-am, Israel;
פתרונהאגואיזם – מבעיה אל, Levi Wilhelm, 17, Tzfat, Israel
This hour-long dose of insights, broadcast live every Sunday night 8-9PM EST, is meant to inform, inspire and empower us by applying the teachings of Chassidus to help us face practical and emotional challenges and difficulties in our personal lives and relationships. To have your question addressed, please submit it at chassidusapplied.com/ask.