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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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Purim Farbrengen
Disc: 187 / Program: 748 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 14 Adar, 5740 • March 02, 1980
During a Farbrengen celebrating Purim in 1980, the Rebbe leads Chasidim in some lively and spirited Nigunim.
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Nigun Shoshanas Yaakov
Disc: 137 / Program: 547 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 14 Adar, 5740 • March 02, 1980
The Rebbe instructs chasidim to sing Shoshanas Yaakov, a nigun with words traditionally recited at the conclusion of the Megillah reading.
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“Land for Peace?”
Disc: 119 / Program: 475 | Talk
Event Date: 14 Adar, 5740 • March 02, 1980
The Code of Jewish Law rules that if our enemies set out to besiege Jewish cities, then even if they come for a seemingly benign purpose such as “gathering straw and stubble,” they must be fought off, even at the cost of desecrating the Sabbath. ExpandMore
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Be Your True Self
Disc: 111 / Program: 441 | Talk
Event Date: 14 Adar, 5740 • March 02, 1980
The megilah recounts how Haman’s evil decree to exterminate the Jews was not only foiled, it was reversed: the Jewish people became elevated throughout the land. ExpandMore
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Got Shabbat
Disc: 101 / Program: 404 | Talk
Event Date: 14 Adar, 5740 • March 02, 1980
We live in a time of great freedom and prosperity for Jews. However, we must always keep in mind that it is not the “Strength and might of my own hand which has earned me this wealth,” but rather, “It is G-d’s blessing that brings riches.” ExpandMore
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Nigun “Uforatzta”
Disc: 55 / Program: 220 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 14 Adar, 5740 • March 02, 1980
From G-d’s blessing to Jacob, “And you shall spread forth to the west, to the east, to the north and to the south.” These words became a slogan for the Rebbe’s call to reach every Jew, wherever he may be.
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Hoshea Es Amecha – Prozos Teishev
Disc: 35 / Program: 137 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 14 Adar, 5740 • March 02, 1980
“Deliver Your people and bless Your heritage; tend them and exalt them forever.” (Psalms 28:9) “Jerusalem shall be as inhabited as vast unwalled cities.” (Zechariah 2:8)
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Free to Serve
Disc: 33 / Program: 129 | Talk
Event Date: 14 Adar, 5740 • March 02, 1980
In modern times, G-d has blessed the Jewish People, and the majority of Jews live in countries where they are not persecuted or segregated. But with this comes a new challenge ExpandMore
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Two Halves Equals One
Disc: 7 / Program: 25 | Talk
Event Date: 14 Adar, 5740 • March 02, 1980
By creating Adam alone, G-d teaches us that every individual is like a whole world. But this is only half the story. When the Torah requires a donation from every single Jew to connect us all as one to the work of the Holy Temple, it tells each to bring precisely a half-Shekel. ExpandMore
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