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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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When You Least Expect It
Disc: 112 / Program: 446 | Talk
Event Date: 10 Shevat, 5746 • January 20, 1986
After being elevated to second in command of Egypt, Joseph saved the entire region by storing grain during the seven years of plenty, in preparation for the seven years of famine. The Talmud records that the wealth Joseph accumulated for Pharaoh from the sale of that grain filled three treasure houses, bolstering Egypt’s position as a world superpower. ExpandMore
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Action by Individual, Inaction by Committee
Disc: 55 / Program: 217 | Talk
Event Date: 10 Shevat, 5746 • January 20, 1986
A person is allotted time on this planet appropriate to his life-mission. So when one learns of a great task awaiting him, he must not waste time first convening conferences, appointing committees, investigating all possible courses of action, etcetera, etcetera, etcetera… ExpandMore
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"I have Come to My Garden" - Part 2
Disc: 44 / Program: 175 | Talk
Event Date: 10 Shevat, 5746 • January 20, 1986
One might think that he must first perfect himself before he can try to perfect the world. But Torah commands us to transform this world into a beautiful garden for G-d, and this is a top priority. There is no conflict here: G-d empowers every person with the ability to simultaneously elevate himself as well as others - as my father-in-law, the Rebbe, proved in his own life, and through those who follow in his footsteps. ExpandMore
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"I have Come to My Garden" - Part 1
Disc: 44 / Program: 174 | Talk
Event Date: 10 Shevat, 5746 • January 20, 1986
The Chassidic discourse entitled "Bosi L'Gani" opens with a quote from Song of Songs, where G-d exclaims: "I have come to My garden…" G-d's Divine Essence originally dwelled in our world. But a series of unfortunate events caused a decline in the world's spiritual state. It was through the righteous deeds of Abraham and his descendants, that G-d’s Divine Presence was finally restored to this world. ExpandMore
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The Call of the Shofar
Disc: 39 / Program: 154 | Talk
Event Date: 10 Shevat, 5746 • January 20, 1986
The Talmud teaches that on Rosh Hashanah G-d asks His people to sound the shofar in order to make Him their King, and to “remind” Him of their meritorious past. ExpandMore
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Sheyibaneh
Disc: 38 / Program: 149 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 10 Shevat, 5746 • January 20, 1986
Cantor Moshe Teleshevsky leads the singing of Sheyibaneh.
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Nyet Nyet Nikavo
Disc: 37 / Program: 146 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 10 Shevat, 5746 • January 20, 1986
A song in Russian: “G-d is One, His name is One, besides Him there is no one.”
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Atomic Goodness
Disc: 19 / Program: 74 | Talk
Event Date: 10 Shevat, 5746 • January 20, 1986
It has recently been discovered how the most minute quantity of matter, an atom, can unleash the most immense power in nature. Although it can be used for destructive purposes, atomic energy can be harnessed for the good. By simply pressing a button, one can achieve immediate positive transformation across the globe. ExpandMore
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Didan Notzach
Disc: 18 / Program: 69 | Soul Strings
Event Date: 10 Shevat, 5746 • January 20, 1986
“Victory is Ours” (--quoted from Midrash). This Niggun was adapted to these words to express the desire for the return of the holy books to their rightful place and refers more broadly to the "victory" of all things holy.
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Veyaidu Ki Atah
Disc: 5 / Program: 19 | Soul Strings
Event Date: 10 Shevat, 5746 • January 20, 1986
“And they will know that You, whose Name is the L-rd, are alone, Highest over all the Earth” (Psalms 72:7) The Chassidim sing a niggun composed for the Rebbe’s eighty-third birthday.
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