Ep. 377: What Can Couples Experiencing Difficulties Having Children Learn From Yitzchak and Rivkah?
Yahrzeit 15 Marcheshvan
- Chassidus applied to Rosh Chodesh Kislev
- What is the significance of this day and can we learn from it?
- What is the theme and energy of Kislev?
- How to grow through setbacks?
- What was the origin of the Kinus Hashluchim?
- Lessons from Toldos
- What can couples experiencing difficulties having children learn from Yitzchak and Rivkah?
- What do we learn from the battle of Esau and Yaakov in Rivkah’s womb?
- Why did Yaakov have to dress up as Esau in order to steal the blessings?
- What justification is there for Yaakov to steal Esau’s blessings?
- Why did only Rivkah, and not Yitzchak understand the status of Esau?
- Why couldn’t Yitzchak correct himself and bless Esau with the brochos he mistakenly gave Yaakov?
- Why was Yitzchak not spared the pain of seeing Esau become a wicked person as Abraham was by having him pass away earlier?
- What was the yeshiva of Shem and Eiver?
- Ways to find a shidduch – follow-up
- Comments: The importance of asking questions
- Women in the Torah
- Why does the Torah rarely mention the girls in the families?
- How should I respond to someone who criticizes the Torah for being a patriarchal system that keeps men in power?
- Why don’t women wear a yarmulke?
- Chassidus question: Based on the rule that the highest levels fall to the lowest ones, 1) why did Rivkah and Yaakov give up on Esau and not let him receive the blessings in the hope he would do teshuva? 2) Does this rule apply to the monsters in history as well, like Stalin?
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