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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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Children’s Rally
Disc: 189 / Program: 754 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 14 Adar I, 5741 • February 18, 1981
A rally celebrating Purim Katan. On the Hebrew calendar, a leap year means adding a second month of Adar. Purim is celebrated on the second month, and Purim Katan - the mini Purim, is marked during the first month of Adar.
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Small, Yet Great
Disc: 150 / Program: 598 | Talk
Event Date: 14 Adar I, 5741 • February 18, 1981
According to the Jewish calendar, a second month of Adar is added in a leap year. While Purim is usually celebrated in Adar, during a leap year it is postponed until the second Adar, and we mark Purim Katan—“the small Purim”—in the first month. ExpandMore
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Purim Katan Children’s Rally
Disc: 124 / Program: 493 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 14 Adar I, 5741 • February 18, 1981
The Rebbe participates in a lively children’s rally on Purim Katan in 770.
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Niggun “Utzu Eitzah”
Disc: 84 / Program: 336 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 14 Adar I, 5741 • February 18, 1981
Song lyrics: “Do not fear sudden terror, nor the destruction of the wicked when it comes. Contrive a scheme, but it will be foiled; conspire a plot, but it will not materialize, for G-d is with us.” (From the Daily Prayers)
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The Source of Might
Disc: 32 / Program: 128 | Talk
Event Date: 14 Adar I, 5741 • February 18, 1981
The verse states: “Out of the mouths of children and infants You, G-d, have established strength to silence the enemy and the avenger.” When a Jew strives to grow in Torah and Mitzvos, the evil inclination approaches him in one of two ways: As an open “enemy” – clearly trying to convince him to stray from G-d’s path, or as “an avenger” – hiding his evil intentions in a veil of concern: “If you do just this one sin, it will actually make it easier for you to come closer to G-d.” ExpandMore
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Utzu Eitza
Disc: 19 / Program: 73 | Soul Strings
Event Date: 14 Adar I, 5741 • February 18, 1981
“Do not fear sudden terror, nor the destruction of the wicked when it comes. Contrive a scheme, but it will be foiled; conspire a plot, but it will not materialize, for G-d is with us.” From the daily prayers
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Small, Yet Great
Disc: 6 / Program: 24 | Talk
Event Date: 14 Adar I, 5741 • February 18, 1981
Torah emphasizes the advantage of “smallness”: Jacob was “the small one.” And we are all preparing to greet Moshiach, son of David, and “David is the smallest.” On a leap year we celebrate a ‘Small Purim’ As well as a ‘Small Shushan Purim’. ExpandMore
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