Essay and Creative Winners 2020
Judges: Creative Track
About Rabbi Jacobson
Essay and Creative Winners 2020
Judges: Creative Track
About Rabbi Jacobson
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Ep. 371: Is It Acceptable to Ask Forgiveness via Social Media & Other Intriguing Yom Kippur Questions
Ep. 370: What Can We Learn From the Heavy Rains That Fell as We Prepare For Rosh Hashana?
Ep. 369: Is the Return of Taliban Control a Sign That Evil Will Make One Last Stand Before Moshiach Comes?
Ep. 368: Did the Rebbe Comment on the Crown Heights Riots 30 Years Ago?
Ep. 367: Why Can Only a Man Initiate a Legal Divorce by Writing and Delivering a Get?
Ep. 366: What Can We Do About the Housing Crisis Facing Our Young Couples Today?
Ep. 365: Traveling to Alma Ata: Sentiments About the Rebbe and His Father
Ep. 364: How Should We React to Ben and Jerry’s Boycott of Israel?
Ep. 363: Will Unconditional Love Reverse the Damage Done by Baseless Hate?
Ep. 362: What Can You Say to the Families Grieving the Losses of Their Loved Ones in the Surfside Collapse?
Ep. 361: What Can Chassidus Teach Us About July 4th and Independence?
Ep. 360: How Should We React to the Catastrophic Building Collapse in South Florida?
Ep. 359: Would the Rebbe Be Happy With Weddings Being Made Outside of Crown Heights?
Ep. 358: Gimmel Tammuz – 27 Years: What Is the Significance of This Day? How Could This Happen if a Shepherd Never Forsakes His Flock?
Ep. 357: 28 Sivan – 80 Years: What Is the Significance of This Day?
Ep. 356: With the Rise of Anti-Semitic Attacks, Is It Time to Start Fighting Back?
Ep. 355: Should We Have Ahavas Yisroel to Jews Who Incite Against Other Jews?
Ep. 354: If the “World Is Ready For Moshiach” Why Are We Still Suffering Tragedy After Tragedy? What Does G-d Want of Us?
Ep. 353: How Do We Even Begin to Address the Horrific Tragedy in Miron on Lag B’Omer?!
Ep. 352: What Can We Learn From the Rebbe’s Brother About Dealing With Setbacks and Descents in Life? Reviewing the Rebbe’s Words When He Stood Up From Shiva After R’ Yisroel Aryeh Leib’s Passing
Ep. 351: What Is the Rebbe’s View On the State of Israel?
Ep. 350: Special Chof Ches Nissan Edition: What Did the Rebbe Mean With the Words “Do All You Can”?
Ep. 349: How Do We Celebrate Yud Alef Nissan?
Ep. 348: Did the Rebbe Speak Out Against Pesach Food Price Gouging?
Ep. 347: 27 Adar: Redeeming the Rebbe’s Speech by Becoming the Rebbe’s Mouthpiece
Ep. 346: How Do I Deal With a Serious Setback – Loss, Trauma, Death and Other Hardships?
Ep. 345: Is There Spiritual Significance to the Landing on Mars and the General Exploration of Space?
Ep. 344: How Are We to Understand the Idea of Jews as the “Chosen People”?
Ep. 343: Is Psychology Antithetical to Torah?
Ep. 342: What Can We Learn About the Covid Vaccine From the Rebbe’s Attitude to Previous Vaccinations?
Ep. 341: Can We Be Angry at G-d When Our Friends and Community Members Die of Covid?
Ep. 340: Applying Chapter 11 of Basi L’Gani to Our Lives: Challenges Elicit the Deepest Treasures and Resources
Ep. 339: What Are We to Make of President Trump and Events of This Week?
Ep. 338: I Plan on Committing Suicide. I’m in So Much Pain! Please Help…
Ep. 337: How Do I Improve My Relationship With My Father, Who Is More Interested in My Spiritual State Than My Physical One?
Ep. 336: Why Does G-d Test People With Misfortune?
Ep. 335: Should a Chossid Eat Jelly Doughnuts on Chanukah? Why Did the Rebbe Cross Out the Words “Whispering Flames”?
Ep. 334: Special Yud Tes Kislev Student Edition
Ep. 333: Should a Husband See Himself as His Wife’s Mashpia? What’s Torah”s View on Marrying Cousins?
Ep. 332: What Should I Do if My Spouse Chooses to Believe Nearly Every Conspiracy Theory, Especially Those Related to Health?
Ep. 331: Should We All Make Aliyah to Israel Now?
Ep. 330: How Should We React to the Election Results?
Ep. 329: Should We Vote for Trump or Biden?
Ep. 328: Perspective on the US Elections and Latest Middle East Peace Agreements
Ep. 327: With Conflicting Messages Coming From Different Sources About Our Behavior During These Times, What and Who Should We Believe?
Ep. 326: What Personal Message Does Rosh Hashana Offer Us?
Ep. 325: Announcing the Winners of the 2020 MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay and Creative Contest
Ep. 324: What Should I Do About My Husband’s Addiction to Inappropriate Online Content?
Ep. 323: How Do We Find Clarity Amidst All the Disinformation Being Spread Today?
Ep. 322: What Would the Rebbe’s Opinion Be About the Peace Agreement Between the UAE and Israel?
Ep. 321: Chof Av: Seeing the Divine in Everything; Teachings of Rabbi Levi Yitzchak
Ep. 320: What Should I Do About Phone Addiction and Worse…?
Ep. 319: Which Takes Precedent: Doing a Mitzvah or Helping My Wife?
Ep. 318: Who Is Our Greatest Enemy?
Ep. 317: What Should I Say to a Neighbor Pressuring Me to Display a BLM Sign On My Lawn?
Ep. 316: Why Can’t We Be Critical of the BLM Movement?
Ep. 315: Fighting for What You Believe In: Lessons from 12-13 Tammuz
Ep. 314: Why Do I Need a Rebbe?
Ep. 313: Are There Expressions of Racism in the Torah? With All the Unrest, Should We Consider Moving to Israel?
Ep. 312: Should We Be Joining the Peaceful Protests? On Shabbos?
Ep. 311: What Should Be Our Perspective on the Latest Violent Protests in Cities Across the U.S.?
Ep. 310: This Year, With Shuls Closed, How Can We Fulfill the Rebbe’s Request To Hear the 10 Commandments on Shavuos?
Ep. 309: How Can We Build Faith and Trust in Times of Crisis?
Ep. 308: The Power of Rashbi in Times of Crisis; What Can We Do to Hold on to Faith in Moshiach After so Many Disappointments?
Ep. 307: Can the Current Upheaval Bring Us to Discover a New Perspective on G-d and Torah?
Ep. 306: Revelation: Tanya as Ketores – a Spiritual Vaccine Against a Pandemic
Ep. 305: Iyar – Ani Hashem Rofecho, I, G-d, Am Your Healer
Ep. 304: As a Single, I Find the Loneliness Unbearable. Please Share Some Advice? How Can a Lockdown Be Seen as an Opportunity?
Ep. 303: Special Yud Alef Nissan Edition; What Did the Tzemech Tzedek Write in a Maamar About the Epidemic in 1832?
Ep. 302: What Are the Spiritual Dynamics of a Virus Epidemic?
Ep. 301: Special Coronavirus Edition Part III
Ep. 300: Special Coronavirus Edition – Should We Be Closing Schools and Shuls Due to Covid-19?
Ep. 299: Why Is There Ever a Mitzvah to Get Drunk?
Ep. 298: What Attitude Should We Have to the Coronavirus?
Ep. 297: Is Joy Inherent or Acquired?
Ep. 296: What Role Does the Rebbetzin Play in Our Lives?
Ep. 295: Is Moshiach’s Coming a Process or an Event?
Ep. 294: MyLife Special Edition – 70 Years of the Rebbe’s Leadership: Embracing Our Mission
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
Ep. 292: Announcing the 6th Annual MyLife: Chassidus Applied Essay Contest, Including a New Creative Track
Ep. 291: How to Prepare for the Approaching 70th Anniversary of the Rebbe’s Leadership
Ep. 290: What is Chabad’s Position on Daf Yomi and the Siyum HaShas?
Ep. 289: How Should We React to the Recent Frightful Attacks on Jews?
Ep. 288: What Is the Halachik and Hashkafic Explanation for Public Menorahs?
Ep. 287: Why Was Chassidus Not Taught Earlier?
Ep. 286: Marriage Lessons from Tud Dalet Kislev
Ep. 285: What Can I Do About My Parents Speaking Negatively About My Spouse?
Ep. 284: Why Does Pregnancy – Bringing a New Life into This World – Need to Be so Difficult?
Ep. 283: What Lessons Can We Learn from the Current Impeachment Hearings?
Ep. 282: How Can We Explain the Akeidah?
Ep. 281: Why Do Some Jews Have Long Peyot (Sidelocks) and Others Do Not?
Ep. 280: How Should We Address Drinking Problems in Communities and “Kiddish Clubs” in Shul?
Ep. 279: What is the Rebbe’s Position on the State of Israel?
Ep. 278: Since Our Income Is Determined on Rosh Hashana, Does It Matter How Much We Invest in Work?
Ep. 277: How Do We Explain Men Not Being Allowed to Hear Women Singing?
Ep. 276: Is It Appropriate to Publish Pictures of Women in Our Publications and Websites?
Ep. 275: Why Doesn’t Torah and Judaism Celebrate Art as It Does Song?
Ep. 274: What Attitude Should We Have to Superstition, Ayin Hora and the Likes?
Ep. 273: Does Judaism Have a Place for Skeptics?
Ep. 272: Has the Rebbe Ever Made Public Statements About Mass Shootings?
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