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The table used by the heroic Hasid Joseph Gluck last Chanukah, to stop a horrific stabbing attack that wounded five and killed one, was remade into a dreidel-shaped menorah stand to commemorate the miracle of many more lives being saved. Gluck, who was presented with the New York State Senate […]
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We always focus on the obvious miracles of Chanukah: the miraculous military victory of a small band of fighters against a might army, the fact that the Maccabees found a small jar of oil in the rubble of the Holy Temple and that that oil burned for eight days, when […]
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What’s the purpose of a miracle? There are of course many answers, including those that are specific to the particular miracle in question. For instance, I recently learned how Abarbanel (15th-century Portuguese commentator) explains the purpose of one particular miraculous moment in the Book of Judges. In Judges Chapter 13, […]
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What’s the purpose of a miracle? There are of course many answers, including those that are specific to the particular miracle in question. For instance, I recently learned how Abarbanel (15th-century Portuguese commentator) explains the purpose of one particular miraculous moment in the Book of Judges. In Judges Chapter 13, […]
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“Each December, an Israeli athlete…travels to Germany, a few minutes from Hitler’s home, the Eagle’s Nest. There, they continue a tradition that was instituted in 2015, to light Chanukah candles, where perhaps, very few Jews have lit before.”   Director of Photograhy – Elie Gabor The post AJ Edelman Accepts […]
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“Each December, an Israeli athlete…travels to Germany, a few minutes from Hitler’s home, the Eagle’s Nest. There, they continue a tradition that I instituted in 2015, to light Chanukah candles, where perhaps, very few Jews have lit before.” The post AJ Edelman Accepts Orthodox Jewish All Star Award appeared first […]
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Hi Jew in the City- In my family, my father lights the menorah alone, but in my friends’ family, everyone lights their own menorah. Who should light it? Sincerely, Meira     Dear Meira- Thanks for your question. The prevalent practice among Sefardic Jews is for one menorah to be […]
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Both of my grandfathers should have died when they were young, but miraculously were saved. And because of their salvation, I am here today to tell their stories. Growing up, we never mentioned Hashem as the One who saved them. It was simply “luck” and “coincidence.” But once my entire […]
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The first Purim that I tried to fully observe took place in a most exotic location – a Native American reservation in South Dakota. It was very hard to properly keep the holiday, but then this happened. Produced by – Seth Feldman Director of Photography – Elie Gabor www.eliecreative.com
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