BROADCAST | WITH RABBI SIMON JACOBSON
In loving memory of Yehuda Dukes
Chaim Schneur Zalman Yehuda ben Aaron Leib
who tragically passed far too early on 8 Shevat
Dedicated to perpetuating his work and legacy.
May his family be blessed with strength and fortitude
- Chassidus Applied to Tu B’shevat and Beshalach
- What do you do when you’re stuck?
- What is the secret to success?
- Lessons we learn from the time when the Jews were stuck between the sea before them and the pursuing Egyptians behind them
- What do we learn from trees?
- Bitachon in face of challenges
- Can we be angry at G-d when our friends and community members die of Covid?
- How do we explain bitachon and emunah when they apparently don’t bring the intended results?
- What can I do to change my negative feelings and lack of trust in G-d due to my life challenges?
- Parents and Children
- How do I get over very harsh words my mother told me?
- Children’s Apathy to Judaism
- How would you deal with teens who are apathetic towards Yiddishkeit?
- What is an appropriate response to my 11-year old son who confided in me that he fears that he won’t be religious when he grows up?
- Chassidus question: Is dirah b’tachtonim a reason for creation that emerged only in later generations?
- MyLife 2020 Chassidus Applied Essay and Creative Contest: 12th Place winners:
- Essay English: “They didn’t change their names, their language or their dress” – Staying strong to who we are despite our surroundings, Mushka Cohen, 16, Student, Beth Rivkah, Montreal, Canada
- Essay Hebrew (men): פיזור הנפש, Mr. Meir Ha’Itan, Jerusalem, Israel
- Essay Hebrew (women): בנין החינוך – עסק משפחתי מצליח, Chana’le Gufchi, Educator, Kiryat Malachi, Israel
- Creative: Infusion (painting. Creative Art Piece. Oil on Canvas), Rivky Taichman, 20, Shlucha at Machon Alte Tzfat. Crown Heights, NY
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