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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...

Culture

Members of India’s ‘Lost Tribe’ of Jews Visit Auschwitz for the First Time

JNS.org - Members of India’s so-called “lost tribe” of Jews visited Auschwitz...

Features

Israeli Pre-Military Academy ‘Breaks You and Builds You Anew’

JNS.org - “Put your hands behind your back and get on your knees,” 19-year-old Noam Ohayon told me. I complied. “Now fall forward...

After Massive Diaspora Response, Israel’s Raging Fires Come Under Control

JNS.org - Improving weather conditions, a massive influx of support from the international community...

Baptist Pastor Unearths His Father’s Holocaust Heroism in Wartime Diaries

JNS.org -- Master Sgt. Roddie Edmonds never spoke about his experiences as a prisoner...

World

Pro-Israel Group Praises General James Mattis as ‘True Friend’ ...

Retired Marine General James Mattis, who President-elect Donald Trump has unofficially announced will be appointed to serve as America’s next...

Israel

Jewish Agency, Boston Philanthropies Distribute Aid to Haifa Fire Victims

JNS.org - The heads of the Jewish Agency and Boston’s Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) visited Haifa Wednesday to distribute aid funds to victims of last week’s wildfires. “In these trying times, the...

Middle East

New Israeli Ambassador to Turkey Arrives in Ankara Amid Efforts to Improve ...

Israel's new ambassador to Turkey has arrived in Ankara as the two countries seek to mend relations that soured after...

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