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An archive of the "Living Torah," the weekly video magazine featuring the Rebbe's application of Torah to timely events and issues.

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Why Purim Has a Persian Name
Talk
Disc: 137 / Program: 547 Why Purim Has a Persian Name
Event Date: 14 Adar II 5746 • March 25 1986
The names of the Jewish festivals and other dates on the Jewish calendar are all in Hebrew, the Holy Tongue. There is, however, one exception: The festival of Purim. ExpandMore
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Nigun Shoshanas Yaakov
Timeless Moment
Disc: 137 / Program: 547 Nigun Shoshanas Yaakov
Event Date: 14 Adar 5740 • March 02 1980
The Rebbe instructs chasidim to sing Shoshanas Yaakov, a nigun with words traditionally recited at the conclusion of the Megillah reading.
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Chief Profession
Eye to Eye
Disc: 137 / Program: 547 Chief Profession
You may indeed have a career, but your chief profession is being a Jew and spreading Judaism in your home and all around you.
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Bringing it Together
My Encounter
Disc: 137 / Program: 547 Bringing it Together
When Rabbi Michael Paley was a physics student at Brandeis University and found himself surrounded by many doubts, a friend and a mentor advised him to see the Rebbe. The short encounter left its impression on the remainder of his life. (1951)
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The Inner Moses
Talk
Disc: 137 / Program: 546 The Inner Moses
Event Date: 18 Tishrei 5747 • October 21 1986
The seventh of Adar marks the birth of Moses, which came in the wake of Pharaoh’s decree that all newborn Jewish boys be cast into the Nile. It was not only a decree against the Jews as a whole; it was a decree targeted specifically against Moses himself. ExpandMore
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Farbrengen: Georgian Song
Timeless Moment
Disc: 137 / Program: 546 Farbrengen: Georgian Song
Event Date: 10 Shevat 5732 • January 26 1972
The Rebbe asks a recent emigrant from Georgia to sing a traditional song of the Georgian Jews.
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Our Family in Georgia
Eye to Eye
Disc: 137 / Program: 546 Our Family in Georgia
Event Date: 3 Tishrei 5750 • October 02 1989
Geographically, the Jews of Georgia may be far-away, but they are closer to the Holy Land then we are.
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Old Traditions in a New Land
My Encounter
Disc: 137 / Program: 546 Old Traditions in a New Land
Rabbi Avraham Alashvili relates that when his father, Rabbi Rafael Alashvili, emigrated from his native Georgia to Israel, he travelled to New York to seek the Rebbe’s guidance on adjusting to his new life in the Holy Land, and returned to Israel a changed man. (1973)
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Unethical Experiments
Talk
Disc: 137 / Program: 545 Unethical Experiments
Event Date: 12 Tammuz 5737 • June 28 1977
There is a school of thought that in order to bring close “alienated” Jews we must go to them with an abridged and reformed version of Torah. But others have tried this approach before them. ExpandMore
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Distribution of Dollars
Timeless Moment
Disc: 137 / Program: 545 Distribution of Dollars
Event Date: 21 Shevat 5752 • January 26 1992
The Rebbe distributes dollars to participants in the International Conference of Shluchos.
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We are Together
My Encounter
Disc: 137 / Program: 545 We are Together
Rabbi Noson Gurary shares two unique and candid audiences he had with the Rebbe after he and his wife set out on shlichus and established the Chabad Student Center near the campus of New York State University, Buffalo. (1970s)
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It Takes Two
Talk
Disc: 136 / Program: 544 It Takes Two
Event Date: 20 Kislev 5720 • December 21 1959
When the match was proposed between the Alter Rebbe, the founder of Chabad Lubavitch, and Shterna, the daughter of one of the wealthiest Jews of his day, the Alter Rebbe set a tough precondition: His dowry was to be used to help settle poor Jews on the land, and help them earn a livelihood. ExpandMore
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Morning Prayers
Timeless Moment
Disc: 136 / Program: 544 Morning Prayers
Event Date: 22 Shevat 5752 • January 27 1992
The Rebbe leads morning prayers on the fourth yahrzeit of his wife, Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka
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Everlasting Bond
Eye to Eye
Disc: 136 / Program: 544 Everlasting Bond
Event Date: 27 Shevat 5748 • February 15 1988
At a wedding, we hear it said that a marriage is “an everlasting edifice.” This holds true even in the face of a tragedy which seems to contradict it.
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She Taught Us to Appreciate the Mainstay of the Home
My Encounter
Disc: 136 / Program: 544 She Taught Us to Appreciate the Mainstay of the Home
Louise Hager, who developed a close relationship with the Rebbe’s wife, Rebbetzin Chaya Mushka, recalls speaking about her for the first time in public, and relates some important lessons the Rebbetzin taught her. (1991)
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Into the Depths of the Earth
Talk
Disc: 136 / Program: 543 Into the Depths of the Earth
Event Date: 13 Nissan 5742 • April 06 1982
Quoting his father-in-law, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, the Rebbe declares that our mission today is to reach out to our fellow Jews who are “being held captive” by the forces of assimilation. ExpandMore
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Nigun – Becho Botchu
Timeless Moment
Disc: 136 / Program: 543 Nigun – Becho Botchu
At a farbrengen, the Rebbe sings the nigun Becho Botchu, with the words from Psalm 22.
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Lasting Impressions
Eye to Eye
Disc: 136 / Program: 543 Lasting Impressions
May your memories of my father-in-law, the Rebbe, have a good impact on you. You should make him proud.
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In the Beginning
My Encounter
Disc: 136 / Program: 543 In the Beginning
Reb Moshe Chaim Sapochkinsky recalls traveling to New York in honor of the first yahrzeit of Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson, the Previous Rebbe. He was present at the historic event when a group of elder chasidim petitioned the Rebbe to accept the leadership of ChabadLubavitch, which the Rebbe had previously declined to do. (1951)
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You Can Tip the Scales
Talk
Disc: 136 / Program: 542 You Can Tip the Scales
Event Date: 10 Nissan 5733 • April 12 1973
Maimonides writes that a Jew must view himself and the entire world as equally balanced between good and evil, and that his every word, thought, and action can have a tremendous impact. In reality however, remaining mindful of this at all times and not losing oneself for even a moment, is a tremendous feat. ExpandMore
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