Is There Any Significance to Trump’s Announcement About Jerusalem? Chassidus Applied to Nittel; How Much Can Bitachon Change? Why Don’t We Have Pictures of All the Rebbeim? What Are Oros D’Tohu in Kelim D’Tikkun?
MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 194, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson
Sunday, December 24, 2017 / 6 Tevet 5778 – 2:00-3:00PM EST
>>> Please note time change: Due to Nittel, this week’s program will air on Sunday at 2:00-3:00PM instead of its usual time at 8:00-9:00PM <<< MyLife MP3s are available to download from the Meaningful Life Center Shop. Become a free member today and receive unlimited Mylife MP3 downloads. The topics in this week’s 194th episode of the highly acclaimed popular MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Chassidus Applied to Nittel Lessons from 10 Teves and Vayechi Why the exuberant celebration over Rubashkin’s release from prison? Is there any significance to Trump’s announcement about Jerusalem? How much can bitachon change? Why don’t we have pictures of all the Rebbeim? Follow-up: Sheva Mitzvos Bnei Noach (episodes 192-193) Allowing Yourself to be Abused (episode 193) Dreidel (WGC 12/13) Chassidus Question: What are Oros D’Tohu in Kelim D’Tikkun? MyLife Essays: The Answer, by Russell Malinas, 64, Sterling Heights, Michigan; Passing on the Baton, by Esther Kosofsky, 56, Longmeadow, Massachusetts; Bitul and the World to Come, by Pamela McCall, 66, Centerville, OH. These and other essays can be read online at meaningfullife.com/essays. 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. All episodes are immediately available for viewing in the MLC's archive and can be downloaded as MP3s for listening on the go. Questions may be submitted anonymously at meaningfullife.com/mylife. Live Video: