The topics in this week’s 474th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include:
How Yud Tes Kislev provides us with strength and direction in these trying times
- What lessons do we take from Yud Tes Kislev for today’s war
- What is the significance of the Alter Rebbe saying Padah B’shalom Nafshi when he was notified of his release?
- What can we derive from the Tanya we learn these days?
- How can we improve our prayers based on the last section in Tanya?
- What message do we learn from Tanya’s cover page?
How Chanukah provides us with strength and direction in these trying times
- What lessons do the lights of Chanukah offer us?
- What is the spiritual difference between the wick, the oil and the lame they produce?
- Can G-d make miracles as he has done in past wars or does He want us to do the fighting ourselves?
- Is the current war closer to what happened on Chanukah or Purim?
- Are the turncoat Jewish women marching with Hamas supporters a reincarnation of Miriam bas Bilgah?
- Who is today’s Yehudis?
- Is there a connection between Chassidus and the oil we use to light the menorah?
- Is there a connection in all this to Moshiach?
- Should freeing the hostages and winning the war take precedent over doing all we can to bring Moshiach?
Empowering Torah Portions
- How does the Torah story of Joseph and his brothers help us understand today’s events?
- What can we learn from the fact that they sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites?
- How does separating Challa help in times like this?
- Would it be appropriate to pray for more children to compensate for those tragically taken from us?
- Did the visit to the Ohel by the families of the hostages help free them?
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