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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

A ‘Wonder Woman’ Purim as Israel Gets Ready to Party

JNS.org - Queen Esther and Uncle Mordechai, King Ahasuerus and that rogue Haman. All of them (and even poor old deposed...

Israeli Basketball Player Omri Casspi Educates NBA Teammate About Keeping Kosher

Israeli NBA player Omri Casspi taught one of his teammates about the Jewish dietary...

Features

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border

JNS.org - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting

JNS.org - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...

Iran Tests Aggressive Strategy Against Israel

JNS.org - On February 10, Iran launched a drone into Israeli airspace, shocking Israel -- and sending the Jewish state into...

World

EU Parliament Deems Anti-Iran Art ‘Too Controversial,’ Cancels ...

JNS.org - An exhibition of caricatures seeking to expose the Iranian government’s human-rights abuses has been rejected for display at the...

Israel

Israel’s United Hatzalah Receives Award in Panama

JNS.org - United Hatzalah received an award from the Panama Homefront Command on Feb. 5, honoring the organization for providing lifesaving first-response assistance in the Central American country. Jose Donderis, president of...

Middle East

Qatar Says Gaza Aid Spares Israel War, Shows Doha Does Not Back Hamas

Qatar is helping Israel avoid another Gaza war by funneling relief money to impoverished Palestinians with Washington's blessing, a Qatari diplomat said on Thursday, describing the cooperation as evidence of Doha's distance...

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