Ep. 394: What Can Purim Teach Us About the War in Ukraine Today?
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Yekusiel ben Leah Rochel and Rochel bas Liba Farkash
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- Personal thank you
- Transformation of darkness to light
- What can Purim teach us about the war in Ukraine today?
- Is it a sign that Moshiach is coming when nations are at war?
- Are there similarities between the Jews in Persia and Ukraine?
- What are we to do when we witness such battles?
- What did the Rebbe say in 1983 about nations in conflict?
- How are we to see these events in context of the Rebbe’s words over 30 years ago about the bloodless fall of the Soviet Union?
- Letter from Kharkiv: How can we increase in joy during the month of Adar with a war raging in our city?
- Should we cancel Purim this year in solidarity with the Ukranian Jews?
- When leaders attack others is it by their free will or is it ordained from above?
- More about the war in Ukraine
- Should we be taking sides in this war?
- Should we be pacifying or fighting the aggressor?
- Are Ukrainians being punished for their crimes?
- Should Jews be escaping Ukraine? Is that consistent with what the Rebbe said in the past about dangerous situations?
- Should we go to Ukraine and volunteer to help in any way we can?
- Chassidus question: What is joy beyond reason, to the point that we can’t distinguish between “cursed is Haman and blessed is Mordechai”?
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