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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...

Features

A Brilliant ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ in Yiddish

Why is this Fiddler different than all others? I’ll tell you. Fiddler on the Roof is arguably the most important Jewish contribution to musical theater....

Israel Gets Set to Land Its First Spacecraft on the Moon

JNS.org - "Houston, the Eagle has landed” will soon be a common refrain for Israelis. While famed entrepreneur Elon Musk sent...

The Integration Between Israeli and American Jews in New Jersey

JNS.org - Rather than a classroom setting, New Jersey middle and high school students participating in the Israeli-American Council’s (IAC)...

World

SFSU Not Planning Further Action After Professor Refuses to Remove Declarat...

San Francisco State University will not take further action to remove a post visible on an affiliated social media page that...

Israel

Israeli Knesset’s Approval of ‘Nation-State’ Law Draws Mi...

The Israeli Knesset’s passage on Thursday of controversial legislation known as the “nation-state bill” drew mixed reactions from Jewish groups...

Middle East

Pro-Assad Villages Evacuated in Deal With Syrian Insurgents

Two pro-government villages in northwestern Syria were evacuated on Thursday, state television reported, in an agreement between the Damascus government and insurgents who had laid siege to them for several...

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