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Chassidic Philosophy

Chassidic teachings are voluminous; Classes on Chassidic works and its teachings.

Practical Spirituality
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Practical Spirituality
An Overview of Tanya
A fast and exciting tour of the structure, contents and flow of Tanya, the foundational text of the Chabad system of chassidism. Perfect for complete beginners and seasoned scholars alike.
An Oasis of Calm
19 Kislev
An inspiring talk on Rabbi Schneur Zalman’s unique contribution to Jewish spirituality.
What Does G-d Think About Me?
19 Kislev
On the 19th of Kislev we celebrate the “New Year” of Chassidut, join us as we explore some of the revolutionary ideas illuminated in Chassidut by the first Chabad Rebbe, known as the Alter Rebbe.
Rebuilding A Shattered World
Breathing new life into a shattered people; the three components that set the Rebbe’s leadership apart, in the aftermath of the holocaust.
Rebbe and Chassid
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Rebbe and Chassid
An open and informative class on the relationship between Rebbe and Chassid.
Getting to Know His Will
Chassidic philosophy enhances our understanding of G-d, the creation and our relationship with Him.
Prisoner of Peace
A deeper look at the day commemorating the deliverance and release of Rabbi Shneur Zalman of Liadi, the first Chabad Rebbe, from Czarist incarceration. The weekly parshah for this date talks of Joseph sold as a slave to Egypt; a striking similarity between these two great Jewish leaders.
The Elements Of Humility
Its a mitzvah to imitate our creator. We also try to imitate a Rebbe, teacher or mentor. A chasid tries to acquire at least some measure of his Rebbe's personality and character. This class tries to give us an observation of one measure of the Rebbe's qualities which we may try to emulate.
Liberation of the Previous Rebbe
12th & 13th of Tammuz
The 12th and 13th of Tammuz marks the anniversary of the liberation of the previous Rebbe from Soviet imprisonment. Presented are stories detailing some of these events.
Living the Rebbe's Legacy
The Rebbe said a chassidic discourse and personally gave it out to thousands of people shortly before he passed away. In it, he explains the role of the ‘shepherds of the people’; the Jewish leaders. It sets the tone for the future and tells us what we need to do to reveal G-dliness in this world.
Training Wheels
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Training Wheels
Rabbi Kaplan explains what happens when the soul leaves the body and the concept of a Yahrtzeit. How is it that Chabad copes after the 3rd of Tamuz -- the passing of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, of blessed memory. What is the significance of the passing of a tzaddik.
Shaar Hayichud Vehaemuna - Part I
Part I
The Gate of Unity and Faith. About the Divine permation and of every existence.
Shaar Hayichud Vehaemuna - Part II
Part II
The Gate of Unity and Faith. About the Divine permation and of every existence.
Hashgacha Pratis – Divine Providence
This class takes an in-depth look at the central teaching of the Baal Shem Tov regarding divine providence.
Simcha – Joy
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Simcha – Joy
This class outlines the great importance and centrality of joy and happiness in our service of G-d.