Rabbi Simon Jacobson: Is It Appropriate to Watch the World Cup?



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    Rabbi Simon Jacobson: Is It Appropriate to Watch the World Cup?

    Live at 8:00pm: In this week’s Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson: Why was the Mitteler Rebbe arrested after the Alter Rebbe’s spreading of Chassidus was vindicated? Why did the Rebbe say that this day bound me to you and you to me? Is it appropriate to watch the world cup? Are there any lessons we can learn while watching it? and More • Watch Live

    Topics:

    Chassidus Applied to Yud Kislev
    • What is the significance of this day?
    • Why was the Mitteler Rebbe arrested after the Alter Rebbe’s spreading of Chassidus was vindicated?
    • How is the geulah of the Rebbeim relevant to all Jews, not just Chabad?
    • Why are there no portraits of the Mitteler Rebbe?
    • What was the Mitteler Rebbe’s kapelye?
    • Why are we told the story about the Mitteler Rebbe not hearing the cry of the child?
    • Who was Reb Aharon of Strashelye and why would he challenge the succession of the Mitteler Rebbe?
    • Is there a difference between the avodah of the Alter Rebbe and the Mitteler Rebbe?
    • What is the goal of a farbrengen?
    Yud Dalet Kislev
    • Why did the Rebbe say that this day bound me to you and you to me?
    • And that we should see fruits from our work?
    Chassidus Applied to Vayishlach
    • What is the central message of the battle and reconciliation between Jacob and Esau?
    • Why don’t we find Jews training in self-defense?
    • Did Jacob have a literal wrestling match with Esau’s angel?
    • What is the significance of Yakov’s hip being dislocated; why that specific part of the body, to the point that we are not allowed to eat that part of an animal?
    • Why can Jacob and Esau not live together in peace?
    Housekeeping
    • Why are some people trying to provoke you and hijack your wonderful program with their irreverent questions?
    • Will there be another Chassidus Applied art contest?
    • What books are your Tanya Applied classes based on?

    Is it appropriate to watch the world cup? Are there any lessons we can learn while watching it?

    In honor of Henya bas Brocha Devorah Leah for a complete and speedy refuah shleimah.

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