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MyLife: Chassidus Applied

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MyLife: Chassidus Applied Podcast by Simon Jacobson addresses the personal and emotional needs of our community by answering the most pressing questions of our lives -- from the perspective of Chassidic thought. The podcast demonstrates how the Torah provides us with a comprehensive blueprint of the human psyche as a microcosm of the cosmos, and offers us all the guidance we need to live the healthiest possible life and build nurturing homes and families, bringing up the healthiest possible children, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. Get unlimited free downloads of MP3 recordings o

MyLife: Chassidus Applied Podcast by Simon Jacobson addresses the personal and emotional needs of our community by answering the most pressing questions of our lives -- from the perspective of Chassidic thought. The podcast demonstrates how the Torah provides us with a comprehensive blueprint of the human psyche as a microcosm of the cosmos, and offers us all the guidance we need to live the healthiest possible life and build nurturing homes and families, bringing up the healthiest possible children, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. Get unlimited free downloads of MP3 recordings o

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MyLife: Chassidus Applied Podcast by Simon Jacobson addresses the personal and emotional needs of our community by answering the most pressing questions of our lives -- from the perspective of Chassidic thought. The podcast demonstrates how the Torah provides us with a comprehensive blueprint of the human psyche as a microcosm of the cosmos, and offers us all the guidance we need to live the healthiest possible life and build nurturing homes and families, bringing up the healthiest possible children, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually. Get unlimited free downloads of MP3 recordings o

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English


Episodes

Ep. 296: What Role Does the Rebbetzin Play in Our Lives?

2/17/2020
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus applied to Chof Beis Shevat 3:27 • 6th annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Contest, with a new artistic track: The power of initiating and presenting Chassidus in written or artistic form 2:40 • What role does the Rebbetzin play in our lives? 16:12 • What did the Rebbetzin say to the Rebbe that convinced him...

Duration:01:07:43

Ep. 295: Is Moshiach’s Coming a Process or an Event?

2/10/2020
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus applied to Tu B’Shevat and Yisro 7:00 • 6th annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Contest, with a new artistic track: The power of initiating and presenting Chassidus in written or artistic form 3:58 • What does it mean that Tu B’Shevat is the new year for trees? 7:36 • Did Moshe marry into a non-Jewish family?...

Duration:01:12:53

Embracing Our Mission: 70 Years of the Rebbe’s Vision and Revolution

2/3/2020
MyLife: Chassidus Applied Episode 294: Special Edition Honoring the 70th Anniversary of the Rebbe’s Vision and Revolution Yud Shevat 5710-5780 – 1950-2020 Basi L’Gani: I Have Come Into My Garden How do we actualize the calling of our seventh generation? TOPICS: • Basi L’Gani: The inside story of the world 7:22 • Visionary: What is a Rebbe and why is he vital to our lives? 17:17 • Seventh generation: The Rebbe’s revolution 14:24 • How do we bond with the Rebbe’s vision? 18:55 •...

Duration:03:16:36

Ep. 293: How to Prepare for the Approaching 70th Anniversary of the Rebbe’s Leadership? The Power of Presenting Chassidus in Written or Artistic Form

1/27/2020
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Rosh Chodesh Shevat and Bo 0:23 • 6th annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Contest, with a new artistic track: The power of initiating and presenting Chassidus in written or artistic form 1:41 • How to prepare for the approaching 70th anniversary of the Rebbe’s leadership? 2:59 • Was the Rebbe's...

Duration:01:14:40

Ep. 292: Announcing the 6th Annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest, Including a New Creative Track

1/20/2020
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Announcing the 6th annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest, with a new creative track 0:37 • Chassidus Applied to 24 Teves and Vaeira 4:56 • How to prepare for the approaching 70th anniversary of the Rebbe’s leadership? 20:36 • Is there any basis to the idea that the work of the seventh generation is ishapcha...

Duration:01:20:39

Ep. 291: How to Prepare for the Approaching 70th Anniversary of the Rebbe’s Leadership

1/13/2020
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to 20 Teves and Shemos 0:08 • How to prepare for the approaching 70th anniversary of the Rebbe’s leadership? 11:38 • Why is the story of the Exodus not corroborated by archeological evidence? 20:02 • Were any of the Rebbeim influenced by secular philosophers like the Rambam was by Aristotle?...

Duration:01:10:15

Ep. 290: What is Chabad’s Position on Daf Yomi and the Siyum HaShas?

1/6/2020
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to 10 Teves and Vayechi 0:09 • How is one supposed to spend a fast day according to chassidus? 8:38 • March against anti-semitism 18:48 • Why doesn’t Judaism focus on self-defense, bearing weapons and other methods of protecting ourselves? 23:44 • What is Chabad’s position on Daf Yomi and the...

Duration:01:12:56

Ep. 289: How Should We React to the Recent Frightful Attacks on Jews?

12/31/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • How should we react to the recent frightful attacks on Jews? 2:12 • Why is it called “Zos Chanukah”? 10:53 • Is Zos Chanukah the end of judgment of Rosh Hashana? 17:32 • What do the Chanukah flames “tell us”? 24:32 • How can we maintain the Chanukah energy after the holiday and not feel down? 27:14 • Lessons from...

Duration:01:12:46

Ep. 288: What Is the Halachik and Hashkafic Explanation for Public Menorahs?

12/23/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Chanukah 0:45 • What was the dispute between the Jews and the Greeks? 4:41 • How do we explain the victory of Chanukah when in the end Greek secularism seems to have prevailed in modern times? 11:42 • What is the halachik and hashkafic explanation for public menorahs? 17:53 • Lessons from...

Duration:01:08:47

Ep. 287: Why Was Chassidus Not Taught Earlier?

12/16/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Yud Tes Kislev 0:31 • Lessons from Vayeishev 18:20 • How can we compare Tanya to Torah She’Be’Ksav? 25:44 • Why was Chassidus not taught earlier? 36:26 • Why don’t we follow the opinion of the majority regarding Chassidus? 41:48 • Does the body have its own energy besides the life force coming...

Duration:01:09:33

Ep. 286: Marriage Lessons from Yud Dalet Kislev

12/9/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Marriage lessons from Yud Dalet Kislev: 91st anniversary of the Rebbe and Rebbetzin’s wedding 13:30 o How should a person decide whom to marry? 18:31 o Who should people invite to their wedding? 22:40 o What is the bare minimum amount of people that should be at the wedding? 23:50 o How long should the wedding be?...

Duration:01:08:03

Ep. 285: What Can I Do About My Parents Speaking Negatively About My Spouse?

12/2/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Vayeitzei and Tes Kislev 0:14 • What is the connection between the rods Jacob took to breed the flocks and Tefillin? 17:54 • Why didn't Jacob free Bilha and Zilpa? 26:30 • Lessons from the Kinus HaShluchim 34:31 • Is there a point in learning something I don’t understand? 36:26 • Is it...

Duration:01:13:07

Ep. 284: Why Does Pregnancy – Bringing a New Life into This World – Need to Be so Difficult?

11/25/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Rosh Chodesh Kislev and Toldos 0:24 • Lessons from the Kinus HaShluchim 15:24 • Why do so some overdo it and add extreme titles to the Rebbe? 22:26 • What happens to people after they die? 25:19 • What defines a proper avodah in Kriyas Shema She’al Hamitah? 30:13 • Are there Chassidic methods...

Duration:01:11:57

Ep: 283: What Lessons Can We Learn from the Current Impeachment Hearings?

11/18/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Chof Cheshvan: Beginning of 160 years since the Rebbe Rashab’s birth (5621), and 100 years from his histalkus (5680) 4:13 • Lessons from Chayei Sarah 17:52 • How does the mistreatment of the poor by Sodom compare to some behavior today? 23:27 • What lessons can we learn from the current...

Duration:01:10:59

Ep. 282: How Can We Explain the Akeidah?

11/11/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Vayeira. 0:15 • How did Avraham know that it was G-d talking to him, and not a hallucination? 09:40 • How can we explain the Akeidah? 15:55 • How can you find your personal Lech-Lecha? 25:05 • What can a child do if he is having issues with his parents, and they don’t respond? 28:11 • How to...

Duration:01:12:33

Ep. 281: Why Do Some Jews Have Long Peyot (Sidelocks) and Others Do Not?

11/4/2019
Chassidus Applied to Zayin Cheshvan and Lech Lecha 0:12 What should we be doing to disseminate the seven Noachide laws? 12:00 Are today’s non-Jews chassidei umos ha’olam (righteous gentiles)? 12:30 How can we be a light onto the nations, when the eastern cultures, which make up half the world, have had little exposure to Judaism? 24:50 Why do some Jews have long peyot (sidelocks) and others do not? 30:46 Why has 770 not been expanded as the Rebbe wished? 44:27 When is the right time to...

Duration:01:09:20

Ep. 280: How Should We Address Drinking Problems in Communities and “Kiddish Clubs” in Shul?

10/28/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to End of Tishrei, post holidays, Cheshvan and Noach 3:30 • How can we be sure that other people have forgiven us, as G-d forgives us? 18:58 • During the High Holidays why is there more focus on our relationship with G-d than on our relationship with each other? 19:05 • What exactly is happening...

Duration:01:13:18

Ep: 279: What is the Rebbe's Position on the State of Israel?

10/7/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Yom Kippur and Sukkot 9:45 38:45 • Lessons from Vov Tishrei 55 years 2:11 • What is the meaning of Kol Nidrei? 14:13 • What is the view of Chabad Chassidus on tikkunim for aveiros? 20:01 • How do we understand the obligation of forgiveness? 23:54 • Why is the Chassidus of the Rebbe Maharash...

Duration:01:13:00

Ep. 278: Since Our Income Is Determined on Rosh Hashana, Does It Matter How Much We Invest in Work?

9/23/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to Rosh Hashana 5780 0:08 • Lessons from 25 Elul and Netzavim 11:58 • Since a person’s amount of income is determined on Rosh Hashana, does it make any difference how many hours we invest in work? 15:34 • Can we call G-d a "She"? 25:29 • If the Torah forbids tattooing because one's body belongs to...

Duration:01:09:15

Ep. 277: How Do We Explain Men Not Being Allowed to Hear Women Singing?

9/16/2019
Addressing the Personal and Emotional Needs of Our Community and Answering the Most Pressing Questions of Our Lives -- from the Perspective of Chassidic Thought. TOPICS: • Chassidus Applied to 15 Elul, 18 Elul and Ki Tovo 0:09 • Is it prohibited to see a psychic? 16:02 • How do I move on from my parents' ugly divorce? 19:08 • How much should one reveal about their own past experiences when trying to help others? 28:24 • How do I overcome my feeling immature at age 40, something I was...

Duration:01:14:29