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Todd Weinstein is a photographer living in New York.

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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

Richard Gere to Star in Apple Adaptation of Israeli Series ‘Nevelot’

Apple is negotiating for the rights to adapt an Israeli television series that...

Gal Gadot Shows Solidarity With Israeli Women Protesting Domestic Violence in Nationwide Strike

Israeli actress Gal Gadot expressed support for the thousands of women across Israel...

Non-Jewish Kids Reveal They Know Little About Hanukkah on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

A new segment featured Monday on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" showcased children...

Features

Is Your Bread Still Kosher? Arnold’s Bread Manufacturer Drops the OU

JNS.org - Bimbo Bakeries USA, which owns many of the nationally-distributed bread and...

Why Should We Light the Menorah With Olive Oil?

Below is an excerpt from the book The Light That Unites: A Chanukah Companion (OU Press) by Aaron Goldscheider. There are...

The Dead Sea Scrolls Monument

In 1946 or 1947 -- no one knows for certain -- a Bedouin goatherd nicknamed Muhammad the Wolf led his...

World

US Discusses Iran Sanctions With Iraq, Baghdad Hurt by Curbs on Iranian Gas...

US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said on Tuesday he discussed sanctions against Iran with Iraqi energy officials as Washington pressures...

Israel

Unknown Egyptian Twitter User Impersonates IDF Chief Rabbi

A top Israeli diplomat revealed on Wednesday that a Twitter account apparently originating in Egypt was impersonating the IDF chief rabbi. Elad Ratson, the director of research & development and special...

Middle East

Turkey Says in Talks With UN About Khashoggi Investigation

Turkey is in talks with the United Nations regarding the investigation into the killing of prominent Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Tuesday. Last week, UN...

December 11, 2018 7:38 am
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