MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 211, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson
Sunday, April 29, 2018 / 14 Iyar 5778 – 8:00-9:00PM EST
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The topics in this week’s 211th episode of the highly acclaimed popular MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include:
Chassidus Applied to Pesach Sheni
Lessons from Emor
Are the latest peace talks between North and South Korea another sign of Moshiach?
What is the difference between asking Hashem to bring Moshiach and to bring the Geulah?
Why do our actions make a difference when Hashem will be the One that takes us out of golus?
Does G-d accept us for who we are, or does He want us to become someone else?
What is the Rebbe’s opinion on sonograms?
Was the Holocaust a punishment?
Blessings on trees (episode 209-210)
Non-kosher animals and children (episode 210)
R’ Yisroel Aryeh Leib (episode 210)
Chassidus question: Please explain the idea of the two makifim we wear on our heads.
My Life 2018 essays: Parenting: Crisis as Growth, Gali Yehoshua, 38, Israel; Serving G-d Despite Challenge: Four Steps of “How To”, Rochel Schwartz, 20, Chicago, Illinois; Discernment as a Foundation for Refining the Soul and Optimizing its Health, Roey Lugasi, 36, Kiryat Gat, 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 meaningfullife.com/mylife.
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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