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1:25 Tips how a busy balabus can get into Elul mode?
5:20 Psychology books on boundary setting prioritize one's needs. Judaism acknowledges this prioritization, but it's written as a duty. Can you be assertive as a duty and not a right?
9:17 Why do we wear kippah and tzitzis?
12:40 If the prime minister asked the Rav advice on how Israel should handle the Arabs, what would the Rav answer?
16:32 In Chardeidi Israeli society, why is there so much focus on externalities, but certain activities are not allowed like having a car?
22:43 How can parents help their kids who think these priorities are flawed? 25:34 Does the Rav have advice for a child growing up right now who doesn't fit the norm?
30:49 Having grown up with a TV, what's the Rav's opinion on watching Hollywood films or secular novels?
39:13 In the Rav's view, what are the best ways to acquire yiras shamayim?
45:02 What are the roles of chumras in yiddishkeit?
50:34 In the states, Roe v Wade was overturned. Since there are times abortion is a religious requirement, why did the major orthodox organizations not opose it?
58:21 Does the Rav believe we are in the footsteps of mashiach, and does that practically change anything with our observance?
1:03:56 Could Elisha ben Avuya have done teshuva despite the bas kol? How does the Rav understand the gemara's aftermath of R' Meir and R' Yochanan having smoke and fire rise from his grave?
1:08:46 Since we believe that we are forgiven on Yom Kippur, why does Hashem still feel the need to punish us?
1:11:50 Rashi says in his commentary on Beraishis that the world was created for the sake of the Torah and the Jews. What does this mean for us and for non-Jews?
1:17:10 Does Hashem love the gentile nations or just Am Yisroel?
1:20:18 Will secular people be resurrected? Is it true that only those who believe in resurrection will get it?
1:23:11 What are the various opinions concerning animal sacrifices when mashiach arrive?
1:27:11 Since we're in the ikvos dmashiacha, what is the relationship between ingathering of the exiles and aliyah, and whose responsibility is it, us or mashiach?
1:30:59 A fourth bracha was added to bentching commemorating the event of the corpses not decomposing after the massacre of Beitar. Why of all places was it put here, and what does this miracle have to do with mentching?
1:35:21 Was R' Eliezer ben Hurkunes speaking about the internet when he said that the meeting place of the sages be one of promiscuity?
1:36:55 Is genetic engineering halachically acceptable?
1:41:21 If one is raising a non-Jewish child as Jewish in a mixed marriage, when should you tell him he's not Jewish, and how would you convert such a child?
1:45:16 In the form of a hobby, can a Jew perform in a non Jewish comedy club if his act is completely clean?
1:47:10 What is the Torah's perspective on the influence of the media? Is it avodah zara?