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My Sukkah Is Your Sukkah

Sukkot and Self-Transcendence

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My Sukkah Is Your Sukkah: Sukkot and Self-Transcendence

The power of the sukkah to release us from our emotional attachments to the material world and make us available for intimate relationships with others.
My Sukkah Is Your Sukkah  
R. Levi Yitzchak Schneerson, Eruv, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah, Sukkot, Sukkah

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simon Agostino Vancouver October 4, 2023

I think Sukkot was first used when the Jews left Egypt, in the hot sun of Sinai, they rested in the shade they made from sticks and brunches. It's very hot so even now it's one of the dangerous places of the world because of the heat on top of that there's no water there to drink Reply

Sarah Carmack Hamilton October 15, 2016

Well Said! Enjoyed this video so much. Thank you for sharing this with all of your viewers and with me :) So happy to have heard this and am sharing this on FB. Reply

Anonymous Erie County NY August 5, 2015

Want and Addiction, The relation of wants to the life of a person In parshas chayei sarah on the words of the verse "Im yesh es nafshichem" rashi translates nafshchem as ratzonchem (your will). A person strives , lives and identifies with his will and should have a healthy attitude toward wanting. Guided by friends, family and religion(G-D) a person can live a healthy life. A person is entitled to a certain amount of self fulfillment. Reply

Elie in Canada September 23, 2013

Beautiful lecture....Rabbi Taub hits a home run once again..!!! Thanks for the wonderful explanation of Eruv techumim..... Yasher Koach Rabbi taub, wonderful...

I have to get you to come to our community in Canada for a shabbaton...IY"H

A freilichen Sukkos Reply

Rabbi Shais Taub October 17, 2011

End of the Story The Rebbe's father, R' Levi Yitzchak, answered the question correctly and he did receive his ordination from R' Chaim.

To give you more information, in the specific case, the sukkah was jointly owned by different householders in the same courtyard. See Shulchan Aruch Admur HaZakein, Orach Chayim 370:6. Reply

Donna Inverelll, NSW AUSTRALIA October 11, 2011

my sukkah is your sukkah too much wisdom in one presentation I want to keep this forever, I agree with the comment above from Japan there are lifetime lessons here.....of the richest qualities

All 4 the Glory of Hashem :) Reply

Anonymous October 11, 2011

shiur on succos and eruv I wanted to hear the end of the story if Rav Chiam gave the Rebbes father smicha but it went on and on and I never heard the end of the story. It seems to me that Halachicly a succa is a reshus hayichid and certainly on can refuse to let his neighbor in his succa thus it would not constiture an eruv Reply

Moshe PB, Fl October 10, 2011

Great Class I loved this class!!! Thank You Rabbi. May Hashem bless you to teach more and more.....Ad Bias Moshiach!!!! Reply

Kayo Tokyo, Japan September 21, 2010

The lifetime lesson This is not just a class for Sukkot, it is one of the timeless teaching. I will try to practice it this year. Reply

Mr. Richard Raff September 21, 2010

My Sukkah Is Your Sukkah Rabbi Yisrael(Baal Shem Tov)= Master of the Good Name, great human being in my book if i had one. Could you just think back when the tribes of Israel had their tents perfectly aligned in the righteous positions. i believe this helped them respect each other as a whole nation not a separate nation. Even think back when the Holy Temple stood and the court yard was full of greetings and a place for higher thinkers. Let us pray for all of our well being in life and let us be filled full of G-d when one Jew prays for another Jew. For He has always been with us even holding our hands when times are tough and making us honest when times are good. He does love His creation very much and will join all of us as One when He see's fit in time and space, Blessed be His Name A-men. Reply

Murray garber Staten island nyc, New york September 21, 2010

Heard about this intrigued Reply