MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 305, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson
Sunday, April 19, 2020 / 25 Nissan 5780 – 8:00-9:00PM EST
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The topics in this week’s 305th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include:
Chassidus Applied and lessons for our time from Post-Pesach, Chof Ches Nissan, Tazria-Metzora and Rosh Chodesh Iyar
Chof Ches Nissan: It’s up to you
Iyar: Acronym of Ani Hashem Rofecho. I, G-d, am Your Healer
Tazria-Metzora: Birthing of a new paradigm, through the pain of disease; negah/oneg
Are there any parallels between our current corona plague and the plague that struck Rabbi Akiva’s students?
What is the significance of baking a shlissel challah?
Please share some of your experiences and memories of Rabbi Leibel Groner, the Rebbe’s longtime secretary
How do we address the guilt of the surviving relatives in this pandemic?
How should I deal with marriage problems during this time?
Any suggestions on dealing with challenges as we are quarantined together at home?
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.
In what has now become a staple in so many people’s lives, 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 and great care has to be taken when speaking openly, 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 week after week. 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?
In inimitable “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 Rebbeim, 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.
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