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8:00pm: Is it my Yetzer Hara or My Dysfunctional Childhood?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 155, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Is it my Yetzer Hara or My Dysfunctional Childhood? Is Smacking Children Ever Acceptable? What is the Significance of Mikvah for Men? How Can One Make Successful Life Changes Without a Support System? What’s the Healthiest Way to Deal with ‘Toxic’ Relationships?

Weekly Story: The Biggest Diamond Mine

On day during their geography class, the students took out a map and searched for the city of Lubavitch. However, to their dismay, it was not listed. Their teacher noticed a sign of anguish and frustration on their faces and asked them what is bothering them so much?

Here’s My Story: True Merits

Rabbi Menachem Mendel Gluckowsky is the Assistant Director of the Chabad Rabbinate in Israel and the director of the Chabad Rabbinate in Rechovot, where he has served as the Rebbe’s emissary for nearly 40 years. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in October of 2016.

8:00pm: Purim Applied to Our Lives Today

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 154, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Purim Applied to Our Lives Today; Is Mocking Misnagdim Appropriate? What Can I Do About My Discouraging Relapses? How to Deal with Parents Who Have Left the Fold? What Role Do Apocryphal Texts Play in Judaism?

Weekly Thought: Two Kinds of Stones

Why did the Kohein have two sets of stones with the inscription of the 12 Shvatim? Why were they different in style and detail? What lesson does this serve for us, ordinary people? Rabbi Avrohom Brashevitzky, Shliach to Doral, FL, shares his thoughts on this week’s Parsha – Tetzaveh.

Weekly Story: Apathy and Indifference Equals…

Turning to the Baal Shem Tov they inquired; “Rebbe you have taught us that everything a Jew sees or hears, he is supposed to learn from it, in his or her service to the Creator. What lesson can we learn from this? Are we to consider ourselves as sinners, as one who serves Idols G-d forbid?!

8:00pm: Are Prayer and ‘Tracht Gut Vet Zein Gut’ Compatible?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 153, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Are Prayer and ‘Tracht Gut Vet Zein Gut’ Compatible? How to Cope with Social Anxieties? Would the Rebbe’s Attitude Toward Secular Education Perhaps be Different Today? Opening “Noah Houses”?