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A Grief Therapist Faces Grief – Adar 5781

6 truths to learn how to function for when the pain cannot be contained

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How to Stay Cool and Beat Amalek – Adar 5781

On Purim, we have an obligation to imbibe until we can no longer distinguish between “cursed is Haman” and “blessed is Mordechai.” Without going into the reason why we should want to reach a stage at which we cannot distinguish between the two, we can ask, what is the best alcoholic drink that can help us accomplish this feat? The answer is, gematria

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The Choice of Adar – Adar 5781

Purim teaches us to appreciate the world's awesome beauty, amidst so much chaos and horror.

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Purim During Covid – Adar 5781

Ideas for celebrating Purim during Covid

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Larry King’s Enormous Heart – Adar 5781

Behind the glitz of Hollywood, Larry was a kind, caring soul who recognized his Jewish roots and used his fame to help the Jewish people.

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The True Life of Moshe – Adar 5780

The Torah says regarding the passing of Moshe Rabbeinu that G-d “buried him in the valley”. Yet the Talmud teaches that the life of Moshe did not end. In the words of our sages “Moshe did not die”. How can this be reconciled?In this talk, the Lubavitcher Rebbe analyzes the concept of eternity in several areas, including the everlasting life of Moshe, and the timelessness of the Torah.

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Purim Resources – Adar 5780

A collection of articles revealing the inner dimension of Purim from Rabbi Yitzchak Ginsburgh

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Reframing and Redeeming the Past – Adar 5780

In Positivity Bias, by Rabbi Mendel Kalmenson, based on the teachings of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, we learn that life is essentially good; that positive perception is applicable and accessible to all; that it derives from objective, rational insight, not subjective, wishful imagination, and that positive living is a matter of choice, not circumstance. Reframing and Redeeming the Past is Chap 25

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Lessons and Insights of Purim – Adar 5780

The various elements of the Purim story and Purim ritual analyzed and conveyed in an engaging manner, along with contemporary lessons we can apply to our lives in the 21st century.

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Rehabbing Lives: How One Woman Catalyzes Addiction Treatment with Chassidic Philosophy – Adar 5780

Donna Miller’s daily planner reads a bit different than most. Meetings with lawyers and probation officers. Intake of young man addicted to cocaine. Therapy session with family torn apart by Dad’s gambling. Just another day in the life of the director of the Chabad Residential Treatment Center of Los Angeles.

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