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Is Simchas Torah Only For Men?

Applied Chassidus with Rabbi Simon Jacobson: Is Simchas Torah Only For Men? What Is the Significance of Simchas Beis HaShoaivah Today? Video

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Great topic
Great topic
2 years ago

But unfortunately very complex. As a shlucha in a small place and no viable solution to a separate women’s event that would not be kol isha etc. I am left with my hands tied year after year. When Moshiach comes the women will rejoice on simchas Torah but tragically we are still in golus. Ad mosai?

didn't really answer the question
didn't really answer the question
2 years ago

Honestly creative ideas like women farbrenging doesn’t really cut it.
When men are half drunk and women are left to watch the kids on a long hefker day,no proper meal or schedule, women can feel lost

Shlucha
Shlucha
2 years ago

Very good topic!! To be honest, Simchas Torah brings a dreaded feeling to my heart. I dislike dancing with women while the men on the other side of the Mechitza are dancing with Torahs. It makes me very uncomfortable. If it was just me, I do accept it! But when you have a community that’s looking at you as an example..it’s hard…. I like Rabbi Jacobson’s perspective! So refreshing to hear these questions addressed! A fellow Shlucha suggested to me what she does at her Chabad house on Simchas Torah: Have an exclusive all womens Farbrengin…with ice cream…great discussion and… Read more »

Lesson of Simchass beis (beautiful as always of course)
Lesson of Simchass beis (beautiful as always of course)
2 years ago

Simchas beis is for everyone. doesn’t matter who you are.
shows us the saME lesson of that of simchas torah: every type of jew dancing on Simchas torah .
the beauty of being a jew BH!

Just brilliant
Just brilliant
2 years ago

Week after week I am amazed at the clarity and grounded approach to addressing even the most controversial topics. You can sense how the ideas are either straight from the Rebbe or based on the Rebbe’s perspective. You have to check out how the Rabbi discusses the role of women on Simchat Torah.

What a necessary breath of fresh air.

rabbi jacobson
rabbi jacobson
2 years ago

thanks for posting rabbi jacobsons videos

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