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. 435: What is Yud Shevat’s Universal Message for the World?
Ep. 434: How Much Power Do We Have to Refine the Atmosphere Around Us?
Ep. 433: What Is the Main Contribution of the Alter Rebbe?
Ep. 432: What Can I Say to a Friend Who Is Suffering From a Terminal Illness?
Ep. 431: Is It Appropriate to Wish “Happy New Year”?
Ep. 430: Is Zos Chanukah an Opportune Time for Blessings for Having Children?
Ep. 429: What Is Chanukah’s Message For Us Today?
Ep. 428: Why Is Yud Tes Kislev Referred to as the Rosh Hashana of Chassidus?
Ep. 427: Is It Appropriate to Watch the World Cup? What Lessons Can We Learn From It?
Ep. 426: Are Our Prayers Answered?
Ep. 425: Is a Thanksgiving Family Dinner Considered a Hakhel Gathering or Do We Need to Do Something in the Realm of Torah and Mitzvos?
Ep. 424: How Should We Respond to the Latest Bout of Antisemitic Vitriol?
Ep. 423: Can You Love G-d if You Don’t Love People?
Ep. 422: Should the Rainbow Help Quell Fears About Global Warming?
Ep. 421: Why Do Some Think That Simchas Torah Must Include Getting Drunk, and What Can We Do About It?
Ep. 420: Should We Fear Yom Kippur? Doesn’t Fasting Distract Us From Being Introspective?
Ep. 419: How Can I Actually Change?
Ep. 418: How Should We React to the Queen of England’s Passing?
Ep. 417: How Should We React When Someone Criticizes Us?
Ep. 416: How Can We Practically Experience Renewal in the New Year?
Ep. 415: What Does It Mean That G-d Never Gives Someone a Problem They Can’t Handle?
Ep. 414: What Is the Most Meaningful Way to Honor Chof Av?
Ep. 413: When Will the Attacks in Israel Ever End?
Ep. 412: How Do We Make Tisha B’Av Meaningful for Our Children?
Ep. 411: What Should I Do About My Husband Refusing to Wear Tzitzis During the Hot Summer? Is It Appropriate to Watch Holocaust Movies on Tisha B’Av or the 9 Days?
Ep. 410: How Should We React to New Astronomical Discoveries?
Ep. 409: What Is a Lubavitcher?
Ep. 408: What Should Be Our Reaction and Attitude to the Reversal of Roe v. Wade?
Ep. 407: Why Was the Rebbe’s Coming to America a Watershed Event? What Does Gimmel Tammuz Mean to Us Today?
Ep. 406: How Do We Address and Deal With Transgender Issues?
Ep. 405: Is It Appropriate for Schools to Have Their Children Solicit Their Families for a Fundraising Campaign?
Ep. 404: What Can Sinai Teach Us About the Horrific Shooting of Innocent Children in Texas?
Ep. 403: How Do You Avoid Being a “Mechanical” Jew, Preforming Mitzvos Robotically?
Ep. 402: How Can We Say That “It’s Never Too Late” When There Are Mistakes That Cannot Be Reversed or Corrected?
Ep. 401: What Can We Do About the Horrific Terrorist Attacks in Israel?
Ep. 400: How Can a Torah Observant Jew Be Obnoxious?
Ep. 399: What Can We Do to Ensure That the Lessons of Pesach Are Internalized and Last Throughout the Year?
Ep. 398: Why Should the Rebbe’s Birthday Matter to Those That Never Heard of the Rebbe?
Ep. 397: What Can We Do About the Recent Terrorist Attacks in Israel?
Ep. 396: How Do I Begin the Process of Growing Through My Difficult Life?
Ep. 395: Should We Be Concerned About Rising Prices?
Ep. 394: What Can Purim Teach Us About the War in Ukraine Today?
Ep. 393: Who Should We Support in a War Between Russia and Ukraine?
Ep. 392: Is It Appropriate to Watch the Super Bowl and the Olympics?
Ep. 391: How to Resolve a Disagreement With My Spouse Whose Covid Paranoia Is Adversely Impacting Our Lives?
Ep. 390: Is There a Connection Between Mrs. Lapine’s Murder 30 Years Ago This Week and the Rebbe’s Stroke Three Weeks Later?
Ep. 389: Is It Appropriate to Display the Rebbetzin’s Photo?
Ep. 388: What Can We Learn From Yesterday’s Hostage Crisis in Texas?
Ep. 387: This Year’s Yud Shevat Lesson: You Have Infinite Power to Transform Your Life and the Universe
Ep. 386: Abuse, Betrayal and Protecting Our Children – Addressing the Recent Horrific Scandal
Ep. 385: Does a Mashpia Have to Care For His Mushpa?
Ep. 384: How Should a Couple Resolve Disagreements About Having Children?
Ep. 383: With the Rebbe Discouraging Family Planning, How Should We Deal With Legitimate Concerns Related to Having More Children?
Ep. 382: With Abortion Back in the News, What Is the Torah’s View on the Matter of Viability?
Ep. 381: Why Do the Chanukah Lights Endure, While the Temple Menorah Did Not?
Ep. 380: How Should We React to the Recent Scandal About an Author of Jewish Children’s Books?
Ep. 379: What Should We Do About an Abusive Educator?
Ep. 378: Should We Support the New Mayor-Elect Eric Adams?
Ep. 377: What Can Couples Experiencing Difficulties Having Children Learn From Yitzchak and Rivkah?
Ep. 376: How Does One Stay Positive That G-d Has a Bashert for Them, After a Long and Trying Dating Process?
Ep. 375: How Much Should One Invest in Lottery Tickets?
Ep. 374: If We Feel Uninspired, Should We Learn From Abraham and Relocate?
Ep. 373: How Do We Maintain Inspiration After the Holidays?
Ep. 372: A Rebbe Never Leaves: What Can We Learn From Yud Gimmel Tishrei About Life After Gimmel Tammuz?
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?
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