8:00pm: What Is the Rebbe’s Opinion on Homebirth?

This week’s edition of MyLife: Chassidus Applied with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, Episode 204, will air tonight, Sunday, here on CrownHeights.info, beginning at 8:00pm. This week Rabbi Jacobson will address the topics: How To Create Balance Between Tznius and Maintaining a Strong Emotional Passion Between Spouses? Is It Important to the Rebbe That I Live in Crown Heights? Is There Such a Thing as Healthy Anger? Should We Be Following Health Guidelines Regarding Time Between Pregnancies? What Is the Rebbe’s Opinion on Homebirth? How Do I Deal with a Spouse Who Does Not Share My Need for Emotional Connection?

The topics in this week’s 204th episode of the highly acclaimed popular MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include:

  • Chassidus Applied to Parshas Vayakhel-Pikkudei and Parah
  • Evaluation continues: hundreds of excellent essays in this year’s MyLife: Chassidus Applied essay contest
  • Should we be following US Department of Health guidelines regarding time between pregnancies?
  • What is the Rebbe’s opinion on homebirth?
  • Is it important to the Rebbe that I live in Crown Heights?
  • How do I deal with a spouse who does not share my need for emotional connection?
  • How do we create balance between tznius and maintaining a strong emotional passion between spouses?
  • How to ensure that a spiritual high is channeled appropriately?
  • Follow-up:
    • Wall of shame forever? Does a person has paid his dues for violating others need to be shamed for the rest of his life? (episode 203)
    • Healthy eating (episode 203)
    • Minyan that davens fast (episode 199)
    • G-d’s Anger (episode 203)
    • Reward and punishment (episode 203)
  • Chassidus Question: Is there such a thing as healthy anger stemming from the divine soul?

This hour-long dose of insights, broadcast live every Sunday night 8-9PM EST, is meant to inform, inspire and empower us by applying the teachings of Chassidus to help us face practical and emotional challenges and difficulties in our personal lives and relationships. To have your question addressed, please submit it at meaningfullife.com/mylife.

In what has now become a staple in so many people’s lives, MyLife: Chassidus Applied addresses questions that many people are afraid to ask and others are afraid to answer. When asked about the sensitive topics he has been addressing, Rabbi Simon Jacobson commented, “I understand that the stakes are high and great care has to be taken when speaking openly, but the silence and lack of clarity on matters plaguing the community can no longer go unaddressed. The stakes of not providing answers are even higher.”

The on-going series has provoked a significant reaction from the community, with thousands of people viewing each live broadcast and hundreds of questions pouring in week after week. At the root of every question and personal challenge tackled by the series is the overarching question: Does Judaism have the answers to my personal dilemmas?

In inimitable “Jacobson-fashion”, the broadcast answers people’s questions in simple, clear language while being heavily sourced. Each episode is jam-packed with eye-opening advice from the Rebbeim, gleaned from uncovering surprising gems in their letters, sichos and maamorim that address our personal issues with disarming relevance. Simultaneously, Rabbi Jacobson is able to crystallize a concept quickly, succinctly, and poignantly for any level of listener.

All episodes are immediately available for viewing in the MLC’s archive and can be downloaded as MP3s for listening on the go.

Questions may be submitted anonymously at meaningfullife.com/mylife.

One Comment

  • 1. Montrealer wrote:

    Did not have time to watch but I’m sure all the Rebbes of Lubavitch their wives and kids were born at home.

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