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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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Emulating Abraham
Disc: 162 / Program: 645 | Talk
Event Date: 13 Tammuz, 5732 • June 25, 1972
Sometimes we are put into situations that give us an opportunity to show true dedication and commitment. Faced with such circumstances, we must learn from our forefathers. ExpandMore
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The Meaning of Sacrifice - Part 2
Disc: 155 / Program: 620 | Talk
Event Date: 13 Tammuz, 5732 • June 25, 1972
As Jews, we’re painfully familiar with the term “self sacrifice”. Throughout the course of our history, so many Jews have chosen to give up their lives for Judaism to endure. But serving G-d with self sacrifice need not be limited to such dire circumstances. Each of us are face regularly with tests of character and attitude, and it’s up to us to rise to the challenge and overcome it. So next time you need to choose between helping yourself or those around you, have some self sacrifice and serve the greater good. ExpandMore
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The Meaning of Sacrifice - Part 1
Disc: 155 / Program: 619 | Talk
Event Date: 13 Tammuz, 5732 • June 25, 1972
In Sefer Hasichos 5702, the Previous Rebbe relates some of the struggle that Chassidim endured in the Soviet Union. Warned against practicing Judaism under threat of danger to their lives, the Previous Rebbe gathered his closest Chassidim and made a pact. They swore not to be deterred from their mission, in spreading and promoting a life of Torah. ExpandMore
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Nigun
Disc: 129 / Program: 514 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 13 Tammuz, 5732 • June 25, 1972
The Rebbe instructs Cantor Tzvi Tsatskis to sing a lively Russian song at a farbrengen.
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On Jewish Identity
Disc: 115 / Program: 458 | Talk
Event Date: 13 Tammuz, 5732 • June 25, 1972
In a public letter written after his liberation from Soviet imprisonment in 1927, Rabbi Yosef Yitzchak Schneerson wrote that the release was not his alone, but a redemption for every Jew, even one for whom the title “Jew” may seem irrelevant. ExpandMore
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Nigun “Tzomah Lecha Nafshi”
Disc: 111 / Program: 444 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 13 Tammuz, 5732 • June 25, 1972
Song lyrics: “My soul thirsts for You, my flesh longs for You; (as one) in a desolate and dry land without water, so (I thirst) to see You in the Sanctuary, to behold Your might and glory.” (Psalm 63)
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“Ech Ti Zimlak”
Disc: 102 / Program: 408 | Timeless Moment
Event Date: 13 Tammuz, 5732 • June 25, 1972
The Rebbe asks Cantor Tzvi Tzatzkes to sing the Russian version of “Who knows One.”
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Covenant of Abraham
Disc: 65 / Program: 259 | Eye to Eye
Event Date: 13 Tammuz, 5732 • June 25, 1972
The Arizal teaches that the parents must choose the name given to the child at the Bris. The doctor and the Mohel must both agree that the child is strong enough to have the Bris on time, on the eighth day.
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Youth Movement
Disc: 63 / Program: 251 | Talk
Event Date: 13 Tammuz, 5732 • June 25, 1972
My father-in-law, the Rebbe, published a letter stating a clear directive how to utilize the events of the 12th and 13th of Tammuz: To unify all Jews — “those who hold Torah dear, those who safeguard the commandments, even those who consider themselves ‘Jewish’ in name only.” ExpandMore
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