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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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Sheyiboneh
Disc: 178 / Program: 712 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 18 Iyar, 5743 • May 01, 1983
Cantor Moshe Teleshevsky leads the crowd at a Lag B’omer rally in a rendition of the classical Jewish Niggun, Sheyiboneh.
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Lag B’omer, Day of Unrivaled Joy
Disc: 127 / Program: 506 | Talk
Event Date: 18 Iyar, 5743 • May 01, 1983
Rabbi Avraham HaLevi, a disciple of the Arizal, had the custom of reciting Nachem, a prayer of mourning for Jerusalem, every single day. ExpandMore
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Summer Job
Disc: 61 / Program: 244 | Talk
Event Date: 18 Iyar, 5743 • May 01, 1983
The Talmud states: “Rabbi Shimon ben Yochai's sole occupation was Torah.” Rabbi Shimon was involved with other matters as well, but what was his “occupation”? How was he raised, how did he raise his students — and how does he raise each one of us who wish to learn from him? That a Jew’s occupation is Torah. ExpandMore
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Lag B’omer Parade
Disc: 61 / Program: 244 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 18 Iyar, 5743 • May 01, 1983
The Rebbe participates in the 1983 Lag B’omer parade.
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Respect
Disc: 48 / Program: 192 | Talk
Event Date: 18 Iyar, 5743 • May 01, 1983
The Talmud tells us that 24,000 students of Rabbi Akiva died because “they did not treat one another with respect.” But the plague ended on Lag BaOmer, which means they had remedied their actions and began to treat each other with the appropriate level of esteem. ExpandMore
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Nigun "Sheyiboneh"
Disc: 47 / Program: 185 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 18 Iyar, 5743 • May 01, 1983
"May it be Your will, L-rd our G-d and G-d of our fathers, that the Holy Temple be speedily rebuilt in our days, and grant us our portion in Your Torah."
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Lag B’omer Fair
Disc: 10 / Program: 37 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 18 Iyar, 5743 • May 01, 1983
The Rebbe drives by the Lag B’omer fair and waves to the many joyous children.
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Children of Avraham
Disc: 2 / Program: 7 | Talk
Event Date: 18 Iyar, 5743 • May 01, 1983
Judaism demands ethics of all ages; children as well as adults. The demands are much greater than the not cheating or lying; we must refrain from even approaching a seller to underbid or somehow get an item that another child or person wants. It would be frustrating and spiteful if it were done to us, therefore we should not do it to another. ExpandMore
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