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Todd Weinstein is a photographer living in New York.

ARTICLES BY: Todd Weinstein


July 1, 2013 5:50 pm
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Prophet from the Dead Sea, Israel (PHOTO BLOG)

Text courtesy of Judaism 101. Many people today think of a prophet as any person who sees the future. While the gift of prophecy...

March 31, 2013 6:59 pm
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Pharaoh Waiting for the Last of the Ten Plagues of Passover (PHOTO BLOG)

Text courtesy of chabad.org. 1. Aaron strikes the Nile, the waters turn to blood; 2. Swarms of frogs overrun the land; 3. Lice infest all men...

February 24, 2013 2:25 pm
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Blotting Out Haman’s Name While Listening to the Reading of the Megillah (PHOTO BLOG)

On the subject of Purim,  here's some background information from wikipedia. The first religious ceremony ordained for the celebration of Purim is...

February 8, 2013 8:54 am
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Faceless With a Kippah (PHOTO BLOG)

There is considerable debate among the Halachic authorities as to whether or not wearing a kippah is required by law. Jewish law dictates that a man is required...

October 21, 2012 4:50 am
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Daven (PHOTO BLOG)

Inspired by saying the prayers and reading from the Torah.... "The common term used for prayer for those with a Yiddish background is to 'daven' (pronounced...

September 23, 2012 10:46 pm
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Moses with the Broken Tablets (PHOTO BLOG)

I came upon this image while photographing in New York City. The powerful image of "Moses with the Broken Tables" was embedded in the marble...

July 26, 2012 3:57 pm
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The Marble Faces

One of my last stops on my trip to Germany was to meet the group One by One. My friend Martina a member of the...

July 19, 2012 2:21 am
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Re-emerging Mezuzah

This is a Mezuzah that I found in the Jewish Ghetto of Budapest re-emerge before my eyes. History: The area consisted of several blocks of the old...

July 8, 2012 4:55 pm
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The Creation of Eve from Adam

The Creation of Eve from Adam was taken in Vienna, Austria, just the other day. I've been thinking of the story about how Eve was created...

July 3, 2012 4:10 pm
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Rav Venice

This image I took in Venice, Italy on my way to put on Tefillin with Chabad located in the area called "Ghetto of Venice". Just before Shabbat. I...

Features

Antisemites to the Left of Me, Nazis to the Right: Stuck in the Middle With Jews

We enjoyed a wonderful 60-year run, we American Jews. The postwar boom of...

In Teaching English to Hebrew-Speaking Kids, Educators Learn Their Own Lessons

JNS.org - A teaching program dedicated to tackling the achievement gap in Israel...

World

University of Tennessee Rock Painted With Swastikas, ‘Kill Jews,̵...

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, said an iconic campus structure was repainted with "symbols and messages of hate" on Saturday, for...

Israel

Israeli PM Netanyahu Scrambles to Stabilize Governing Coalition After Liebe...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scrambling to shore up his governing coalition following the resignation of Defense Minister Avigdor...

Middle East

Government Officials: Iraq to Exchange Food for Iranian Gas, Seeks US Appro...

Iraq has agreed with Iran to exchange Iraqi food items for Iranian gas and energy supplies, two Iraqi government officials...

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