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Principles of Faith and Trust in G-d (English & French)

In this talk, the Rebbe explains that the Torah teaches that every person should live and pray with full faith and trust in G-d, (20 Menachem Av 5745)
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Preparations for the Torah at Sinai Began with the Women

The preparation for receiving the Torah at Sinai began with the women, for it is human nature that the tone of the household is set mainly by the woman of the house. This is why she is deemed by the Torah to be “The Foundation of the Home” – the mainstay of the home. (28 Iyar 5771)
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A Guiding Message from the Rebbe for the New U.S. President

Torah demands that a true leader advocate for both the community’s interest and the individual’s interest… to be privileged to fulfill the Will of G-d
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The Rebbe’s Advice on How to Get Advice

The Rebbe’s advice on how to get the best advice in our day and age.
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How to Benefit Everyone in a City

The Rebbe explained to NYC Council Pres. Francis Smith, at a time when NYC had a surge in crime, how to solve it and benefit all the citizens in the process.
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What is True Beauty?

From J.E.M. Video: The 1991 “Miss Israel” winner visits the Rebbe, who tells her: “Torah says [Proverbs ch. 31]: ‘Beauty is false.’ But the verse […]
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In G-d We Trust

What matters most in governing, especially for a President or Prime Minister, is to elevate the mindset and behavior of its citizens; first & foremost to convey: In G-d We Trust — that we trust G-d in all matters of life, spiritual as well as material. (10 Shevat 5741)
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Kosher Meditation: When it Applies

The Lubavitcher Rebbe explains what is and is not permitted in practices of meditation based on the Torah’s prohibition against idolatry, and when and how meditation may be properly prescribed by mental-health experts. (13 Tammuz 5739)
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Love Yourself, Stop the Violence

This video, published on March 1, 20’13, tells the history behind the founding of the non-profit organization “Love Yourself, Stop the Violence”, by New York City councilman James E. Davis, may he rest in peace. The organization is dedicated to halting inner-city gun crime and drug abuse. In this video, his brother, Geoffrey Davis, speaks about the original inspiration for this organization, which was the brothers’ childhood friendship with the Lubavitcher Rebbe, and the values he taught them.
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The Miracle of the Entebbe Rescue: 3 July 1976

Through the Entebbe rescue, G-d granted us the opportunity to observe in this physical world how quality prevails over quantity, how the soul prevails over the body, and how G-d rules over the veil of physical reality.
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Humans and Animals Originated in the East

The Rebbe explains the spreading out of animals and people over the earth, after their creation in the Garden of Eden and again after the Flood of Noah. (12 Tammuz, 5744)
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You Have the Responsibility and the Ability to be a Leader

A person develops from leadership over his own body and desires, to leadership in his family, to leadership in his community and city, and some become leaders of their nations, or world leaders. (10 Shevat 5735)
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Rebbe’s Message on Lag B’Omer Before 6-Day War

At the Lag B’omer parade before the Six Day War, the Rebbe announced: G-d protects the Jews in the Holy Land and sends blessings so they will be successful.
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The Good Inclination vs. The Bad Inclination

A person must strengthen his Good Inclination to break though the “iron curtain” that the Bad Inclination tries to build between him and doing the right thing. (12 Tammuz 5743)
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Lesson of the New Year for Trees (Tu B’Shevat)

Tu B’Shevat (15th Shevat / Feb. 4, 20’15) is the day in the year when sap begins to flow in the trees in Israel. In Torah Law, this is the New Year for Trees (marked in our time by eating fruit). The Torah teaches that a person is likened to a tree in important ways. For example, the G’d-given potential in every person must be individually nurtured so it will fully develop and come to fruition.
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A Personal Fall is for the Sake of Rising Higher

The Rebbe discusses the inner reason behind personal failures. Although there is difficulty and pain associated with a failure that came as a result of one’s own misguided choices, by Divine Providence the inner purpose in G-d’s plan is that this will bring the person to reverse course and rise to a higher level than he otherwise could have attained. (2 Tevet 5735)
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The Deeper Meaning of Tears (English & French)

The gematria of the Hebrew word dimah (tears) is 119 + the word itself = 120, a full life. This teaches that the positive purpose of tears is repentance, which will restore the world to its original condition of eternal life. (20 Menachem Av, 5742)
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A Rosh Hashanah Meditation

Once, after Rosh Hashanah prayers, the Alter Rebbe asked his son, the Mitteler Rebbe, “With what meditation did you pray this Rosh Hoshanah?” He replied, “With the verse, ‘All mankind shall prostrate themselves before You’.” Then the Mitteler Rebbe asked his father, “With what meditation did you pray?” The Alter Rebbe responded, “I prayed with my lectern.”
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How To Choose A Mentor (English and French)

It is essential to learn life values from another person whom one respects as a good example, and to go to that person for advice. (Purim 5747)
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Thanksgiving and Hanukkah

It is no coincidence that these two holidays occur around the same time in the year. The Rebbe reveals deep similarities between the Thanksgiving holiday and Hanukkah.
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