This Week’s Best Videos, Photos, and Links

This Week’s Best Videos, Photos, and Links
Another reason why I love living in Israel-- graffiti like this (right next to the Machaneh Yehuda market).  The original graffiti (in red) insists "Common decency takes precedence over Torah" to which another graffiti painter (writing in black) responded "If there's no Torah, there's no common decency!"  I'm not a fan of graffiti (the writing of which seems, in fact, to be a contradiction of common decency), but I do adore living in a place where Judaism is so central to our lives that people are even arguing about it on the walls of the city.

Another reason why I love living in Israel– graffiti like this (right next to the Machaneh Yehuda market).
The original graffiti (in red) insists “Common decency takes precedence over Torah” to which another graffiti painter (writing in black) responded “If there’s no Torah, there’s no common decency!”
I’m not a fan of graffiti (the writing of which seems, in fact, to be a contradiction of common decency), but I do adore living in a place where Judaism is so central to our lives that people are even arguing about it on the walls of the city.

Prince Charles wears a kippah at the ceremony celebrating the new chief rabbi of the UK, Rabbi Ephraim Mervis.

Prince Charles wears a kippah at the ceremony celebrating the new chief rabbi of the UK, Rabbi Ephraim Mervis.

Love this catchy Succot song by Sinai Tor. The chorus is: “God will send us an abundance of holiness and purity from the 7 elevated and holy Ushpizin, may their merit guard us.” I love especially when it jumps up suddenly…

Writer Jim Higgley was in a taxi from Boston's airport when he saw this sign. When he asked the driver about it he explained "Travelers were arriving hungry -- especially many traveling international." Higgley continues: "So this was his way to help. Nothing more than that. "Well, you are an inspiration," I told him. And he just smiled. Another fare in the backseat. Nourished with kosher kindness."

Writer Jim Higgley was in a taxi from Boston’s airport when he saw this sign. When he asked the driver about it he explained “Travelers were arriving hungry — especially many traveling international.”
Higgley continues:
“So this was his way to help.
Nothing more than that.
“Well, you are an inspiration,” I told him.
And he just smiled.
Another fare in the backseat. Nourished with kosher kindness.”

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