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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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The Most Important Partner
Disc: 162 / Program: 647 | Talk
Event Date: 24 Tevet, 5741 • December 31, 1980
The Talmud teaches that there are three partners in the creation of a child; the father, the mother, and G-d Himself. And while G-d entrusts the parents with the ability to make a very special contribution, He never removes Himself from the equation. ExpandMore
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Two Luminaries
Disc: 148 / Program: 591 | Talk
Event Date: 24 Tevet, 5741 • December 31, 1980
There are many similarities between Maimonides and the Alter Rebbe, the Founder of Chabad chasidism. They both issued decisions on Jewish law that guide all later generations. ExpandMore
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Changing History
Disc: 144 / Program: 574 | Talk
Event Date: 24 Tevet, 5741 • December 31, 1980
The Alter Rebbe assures us in Tanya that the efforts of those who follow in his ways, inspiring their fellow Jews to return to G-d, will have an “eternal” effect. ExpandMore
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Planning for a Family
Disc: 89 / Program: 354 | Talk
Event Date: 24 Tevet, 5741 • December 31, 1980
Torah’s first commandment is: “Be fruitful and multiply; fill the earth and conquer it.” This is not just a physical command, but a spiritual one: When it comes to building a family, one must conquer all the concerns that stem from the ‘earth’ — from worldly, materialistic considerations... ExpandMore
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What Came First, the Torah or the Jew?
Disc: 83 / Program: 329 | Talk
Event Date: 24 Tevet, 5741 • December 31, 1980
The Midrash asks: “Torah and the Jewish people both preceded creation. But which of the two came first?” The Midrash concludes that in G-d’s Divine plan, the Jewish People came first... ExpandMore
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Nye Zhuritzi Chloptzi
Disc: 20 / Program: 80 | Soul Strings
Event Date: 24 Tevet, 5741 • December 31, 1980
Sung by Chassidim as they traveled to the town of Lubavitch to visit the Mittler Rebbe, the words allude to their hopeful yearnings: When they reach the Rebbe, they will drink from “the well of Torah and Chassidism,” and lack nothing.
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A Rebbe’s Priority – Helping Jews Return
Disc: 18 / Program: 72 | Talk
Event Date: 24 Tevet, 5741 • December 31, 1980
There are two spiritual paths for the Jewish soul: the Torah scholar, who is completely engrossed in, and surrounded, by Judaism, or the supporter of Torah, “the businessman,” who is in constant contact with the influences of the world. ExpandMore
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Leadership Despite Opposition
Disc: 4 / Program: 16 | Talk
Event Date: 24 Tevet, 5741 • December 31, 1980
There are many similarities between Maimonides and the Alter Rebbe, the Founder of Chabad Chassidism. They both faced extreme opposition to their teachings, yet the opposition fell away. Eventually, their detractors became ardent disciples. ExpandMore
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