Essay and Creative Winners 2020
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About Rabbi Jacobson
Essay and Creative Winners 2020
Judges: Creative Track
About Rabbi Jacobson
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Ep. 473: What Would the Rebbe’s View Be on the Latest Hostage Deal?
Ep. 472: Are We Just Fighting a Defensive War, or Do We Have a Vision for the Future?
Ep. 471: A Historic Wake-up Call
Ep. 470: What Battles Were Foreseen to Happen in the End of Days? Answering the Tough Questions Part 4
Ep. 469: Yishmael vs. Isaac: Biblical Roots of Today’s Conflict — Answering the Tough Questions Part 3
Ep. 468: Abraham’s Vision About Today’s Events; Israel at War: Answering the Tough Questions Part 2
Ep. 467: Israel at War: Answering the Tough Questions
Ep. 466: How Do I Personalize the Holidays?
Ep. 465: Chai Elul: What Were Some of the Revolutionary Ideas Introduced by the Baal Shem Tov and the Alter Rebbe?
Ep. 464: What Is the Chabad View on the Turmoil Israeli Judicial Reform Is Causing in Israel?
Ep. 463: How to Address Same Gender Attraction?
Ep. 462: What Can We Learn From the Wildfires Ravaging Hawaii?
Ep. 461: What Should We Do to Honor the Rebbe’s Father on Chof Av?
Ep. 460: When and Why Did the Rebbe Visit Summer Camps?
Ep. 459: What Personal Lessons in Growth and Recovery Does Shabbos Nachamu Offer Us?
Ep. 458: How to Deal With a Spouse’s Zealotry?
Ep. 457: Is There More Hope Than the Traditional Despair for a Narcissist Who Is Jewish? Frum? A Chassid?
Ep. 455: What Lessons Can We Learn From the Tragic Implosion of the Submersible Exploring the Wreck of the Titanic?
Ep. 454: 29 Years From Gimmel Tammuz! How Much Longer?
Ep. 453: What Lessons Can We Learn From the Intense Smoke Recently Engulfing the East Coast?
Ep. 452: Should Pictures of Women Be Published in Religious Publications?
Ep. 451: How Do We Address an Issue Without Personalizing It?
Ep. 450: Was the Rebbe Loving?
Ep. 449: How Should I Deal With a Daughter Who Hasn’t Spoken With Me for Years?
Ep. 448: Why Is Lag B’Omer an Auspicious Time to Reunite Parents and Children?
Ep. 447: Do We Always Have a Second Chance? Is There Hope After We Have Been Deeply Wounded?
Ep. 446: What Is the Significance of the Rebbe Maharash’s Birth on Tiferes She’Btiferes and the Connection to L’Chatchila Ariber?
Ep. 445: What Should We Do to Honor Chof Ches Nissan?
Ep. 444: What’s the Best Response to the Recent Discord in Israel? Invite a Jew You Disagree With to Your Seder
Ep. 443: How Should We Deal With Our Child Who Wants to Marry Someone More Modern?
Ep. 442: How Should We Address the Recent Controversy Around Women Becoming “Halachik Advisors”?
Ep. 441: How to Resolve Differences Between Spouses?
Ep. 440: How Do We Perform the Requirement to Drink on Purim? What Is the Torah/Chassidus View on Plant Medicine and Psychedelics?
Ep. 439: How to Treat a Child Who Has Wandered Away?
Ep. 438: How Can We Be Joyous When Faced With Difficulty?
Ep. 437: What Are the Main Lessons of Chof Beis Shevat?
Ep. 436: Does Torah Allow the Use of Ketamine and Psilocybin for Treating Trauma, Depression and Anxiety?
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?
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