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Living Torah Archives

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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The Physician’s Prayer
Disc: 83 / Program: 332 | My Encounter
Dr. Ira Weiss served as the Rebbe’s chief cardiologist from 1977 to 1994.
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The Patient Knows Best
Disc: 67 / Program: 267 | My Encounter
On Shemini Atzeres 1977, the Rebbe suffered a massive heart attack during the Hakofos celebration. Dr. Ira Weiss, a cardiologist, flew in from Chicago to join the team of doctors treating the Rebbe at 770.
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Not Quite What the Doctor Ordered
Disc: 56 / Program: 223 | My Encounter
On the night of Shemini Atzeres, 1977, the Rebbe suffered a heart attack during the Hakafos celebration. Dr. Ira Weiss was part of the medical team that treated the Rebbe at 770 over the next month and a half. He recalls the Rebbe’s first Farbrengen following the heart attack.
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Anatomy of a Miracle
Disc: 42 / Program: 166 | My Encounter
On Shemini Atzeres, 1977, the Rebbe suffered a massive heart attack during the Hakofos celebration. Dr. Ira Weiss flew in from Chicago to join the medical team treating the Rebbe at 770. Subsequently, he became the Rebbe's cardiologist.
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The Right Diagnosis
Disc: 112 / Program: 448 | My Encounter
Shortly after becoming pregnant with their first child, Reb Meshulom Weiss’s wife was diagnosed with the rare Weber-Christian Disease. But even after the diagnosis was confirmed by a top expert in the field, the Rebbe insisted on his own ‘third opinion.’ (Late 1950s)
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A Doctor with Solutions
Disc: 192 / Program: 767 | My Encounter
Rabbi Moshe Weiss serves as director of Chabad of Sherman Oaks, California. He was married in 1983 but struggled to have children. He visited the Rebbe a number of times and merited to receive numerous blessings, but they never seemed to materialize. It was only many years later that something finally changed. (1991)
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Who Is a Chasid?
Disc: 186 / Program: 743 | My Encounter
Professor David Weiss was issued a special passport by the Soviet Union that allowed him to reach Jews that others couldn’t. At one point, the Rebbe asked him to come for a meeting to discuss the state of Jewish affairs in the USSR. in this interview, he recalls some of the points that were addressed at that meeting. (1965)
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A Sign of Things to Come
Disc: 121 / Program: 483 | My Encounter
When Rabbi Moshe Weiss’ father would not give him the prayer book the Rebbe had sent him as a gift, he asked his teacher for paper and decided to write his own. The Rebbe saw this as a sign of things to come. (Late 1960’s)
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