8:00pm: Why Does an Esrog Cost $100 When Its Cousin, the Lemon, Can Be Found in the Supermarket for Fifty Cents? How Do We Justify Price Gouging?

The topics in this week’s 372nd episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: A Rebbe Never Leaves: What Can We Learn From Yud Gimmel Tishrei About Life After Gimmel Tammuz? What Is the Spiritual Significance of a Sukkah? Why Is Chabad Custom Not to Decorate the Sukkah? Why Do We Shake the Lulav? Why Does an Esrog Cost $100 When Its Cousin, the Lemon, Can Be Found in the Supermarket for Fifty Cents? How Do We Justify Price Gouging? Why Do We Use an Esrog From Italy Instead of From Israel? What Is Simchos Beis Hashoeiva and Why Did the Rebbe Reinstitute This Celebration? How Can We Control Our Diets During This Holiday Season?

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Weekly Story: Days of Closeness

As we are entering our seventh year of posting a weekly story, I am no longer going to try to find stories that most people did not hear, but I am going to also post some of the classics, that are oft repeated during a chassidishe farbrengen. This way it will be accessible to the English speaking crowd as well.

8:00pm: How Do We Deal With Holiday Related OCD?

The topics in this week’s 370th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: What Can We Learn From the Heavy Rains That Fell as We Prepare For Rosh Hashana? What Are Some Things the Rebbe Did Erev Rosh Hashana to Prepare for a New Year? Why Does a King Need to Be Coronated Every Year? What Is the Reason for the Different Shofar Sounds? How to Break an Addiction as a New Year Resolution? How Do We Deal With Holiday Related OCD?

Weekly Story: May We Be Connected To The Head

As I conclude the sixth year of writing the Weekly Story, I thank all of you who have (commented, when comments were permissible), emailed me or encouraged me to continue writing it. I originally committed to writing it for a year, some fifty articles and now it is almost 300. One of the best type of stories are those that I have received from readers about their personal interactions with the Rebbe. This week’s story is another one of those stories.

8:00pm: What Do You Think Should Be the Acronym for the New Year – Taf Shin Peh Beis?

The topics in this week’s 369th episode of the highly acclaimed MyLife: Chassidus Applied series, with Rabbi Simon Jacobson, will include: Is the Return of Taliban Control a Sign That Evil Will Make One Last Stand Before Moshiach Comes? What Do You Think Should Be the Acronym for the New Year – Taf Shin Peh Beis? If G-d Recreates the World Every Moment, What Is So Special About Rosh Hashana? What Unique Opportunities Does Elul Offer Us? What Is the Deeper Meaning in KI Karov Elecha Hadavar Meod, and Why Do We Need an Entire Tanya to Explain This Verse? What Can We Learn From the Coming New Year Being a Shemita Year? Why Is Speech So Powerful That We Need to Take Care of What We Say?