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Here’s My Story: Temporarily Permanent

A Chabad emissary in Australia for nearly fifty years, Rabbi Avrohom Glick served as principal of Yeshivah College of Melbourne from 1986 to 2007. Presently he teaches Chasidut in Yeshivah Gedolah, Ohel Chana and Cheder Levi Yitzchok. He was interviewed by JEM’s My Encounter with the Rebbe project in his home in Melbourne in July of 2016.

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8:00pm: The Declining Standards at Chabad Weddings

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 173, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: Chassidus Applied to Tisha B’Av; What Should We Make of the Recent Strife in Israel? When is it Okay to Deem a Task Impossible? How Does Inspiring Others Not Compromise My Own Personal Avodah? What Can We Do About the Declining Standards at Weddings? How to Improve One’s Memory.

Weekly Story: Seeing the Positive

“Seeing their guns and bayonets, we realized we are doomed, and thought that if we make one move they will shoot us on the spot. After all, that was Stalin’s guideline, shoot any person that tries to leave the USSR. Being that they didn’t shoot, we thought they will interrogate us in Russian, and we will respond in a very broken Russian that we are Polish citizens and maybe they will let us go.”

Video: Success Through Failure

When we’re working on something and it doesn’t work out, sometimes we not only think to ourselves, “I failed this time,” we think, “I’m a failure.” Rabbi Pinchas Taylor reminds us that we sometimes tend to see successful people in their final state. We forget that the most accomplished people in history, also had their own share of failures and bumps along the way.

Video: How to Catch an Anti-Semite

How to catch an anti-Semite? Who would have thought this would be a question we would need to ask in modern-day America? Yet, in this fascinating and highly entertaining talk by Rabbi David Nesenoff, given at JLI’s National Jewish Retreat, we learn that Anti-Semitism does still exist, even in unlikely places.

8:00pm: What Is the Significance of the Nine Days Today?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 172, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: What is the Significance of the Nine Days Today? Is Machlokes an Inevitable Part of Golus? Am I Too Sensitive? Having Children at an Advanced Age; Can a Person Control His Ratzon or Does It Control Him?