MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 361, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson
Sunday, July 11, 2021 / Av 2 5781 – 8:00-9:00PM ET
· What can you say to the families grieving the losses of their loved ones in the Surfside collapse?
· Chassidus applied to the Nine Days
o What lessons does this time period have for us?
o Why do we refer to this month as Menachem Av?
o Is there significance that the only death in the Torah where it notes the exact time and place is that of Aaron on Rosh Chodesh Av?
o What can we learn from the Arizal’s yahrzeit being on the 5th of Av?
o Do we have to only focus on the negative during these sad days?
o What can we do prevent negative things from happening during these days? Should we keep a mezuzah in our cars?
o Is someone born during the nine days prohibited from making a birthday party?
· Lessons from Parshas Devarim and Shabbos Chazon
o Why is there the fifth book of Mishne Torah – why the need to repeat what was said earlier?
o Is Moshe’s final address to the nation similar to the Rebbe’s “do all that you can” 28th of Nissan address?
o Who wrote the five books of Chumash? If Moses wrote it, how can we explain the parts where it talks about Moses’ death?
· What should I do with my angry feelings toward G-d for allowing such tragedy?
· Chassidus question: Why are they exactly nine days?
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