MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 388, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson
Sunday, January 16, 2022 / 14 Shevat 5782 – 8:00-9:00PM ET
· Chassidus Applied to 15 Shevat:
o What do we learn from trees?
o Should we water our plants on the Rosh Hashana of Trees?
· Lessons from Yisro:
o What is the relevance of Sinai today?
o Why was the Torah given in a way that frightened the people?
o How do we reconcile the Jews accepting the Torah without question, and then trembling when they heard G-d’s voice?
o Did we receive the entire Torah at Sinai or only the Ten Commandments?
o Is there a connection between Yisro advising Moshe to delegate and the Rebbe sending out thousands of shluchim?
· Yud Shevat follow-up:
o During the Yud Shevat Farbrengen 5711, did someone ask the rebbe to say a maamar?
o What’s the story about the newspaper announcing the Rebbe’s assuming leadership?
o What is the shechina? And how can it be concealed?
· What can we learn from yesterday’s hostage crisis in Texas?
· Do these things happen to elicit our prayers and tehillim?
· What attitude should we have to the recent auction of personal items of the Rebbeim?
· Can one use a pig’s heart for a heart transplant?
· Should we be applauding the launch of a new telescope that can peer back to the beginning of existence?
· How should we address the recent abuse scandal? Follow-up
What is the meaning of the statement that “without Ohr the world would be dark and separate from its creator” – doesn’t all of life come from Ohr?
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