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ya for Nebraska
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ya for Nebraska

It is wonderful that you found yiddishkeit in a far off place like Nebraska Ko Hakovod to the Shuluchim Rabbi Mendel and Shani Katzman

The Matriarch
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The Matriarch

Ko Hakovod to Hashem only.

kudos to his mom!
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kudos to his mom!

This kid sounds so grounded and stable on his two feet. Obviously his mother and rabbeim have done a wonderful job. May he continue bringing naches to all! We are proud to have you amongst us!

The Lewises
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The Lewises

kol Hakovod to Dinah Abrahamson for raising exceptional children in a very difficult world.

Appreciation
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Appreciation

Deepest appreciation to the Rebbe For sending shulchim all over the world to reach out . to yidden Nebraska is one of those remote places good luck to you Yossi and your family

Who's the interviewer?
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Who's the interviewer?

It doesn’t sound professional…it seems like he can’t get past the questions that have to do with being dark skinned….

anyway g’luck to Yosef…seems like he’ll get far

who is the interviewer
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who is the interviewer

why make a neg comment?

Mazel Tov Dina..
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Mazel Tov Dina..

This is a very well written article about a very young, special man that WILL make it very far in life!
(actually he has done more than any teenager)

To comment #6
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To comment #6

Keep your comments to you seft
If you cant think of anything nice to say dont say

Go Yosef
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Go Yosef

Great job Yosef as always. The amounts of Kidush Hashem that you make is great.
Hatzlacha Rabba.

Mendy Hecht wrote this article
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Mendy Hecht wrote this article

“HHR NOTE: We would like to think one of our contributors Mendy Hecht for conducting this interview. Mendy a friend of HHR Blog is a journalist on Orthodox Jewish issues from around the world and in Crown Heights.”

He chould have done a better job indeed… but don’t give up there is always another chance

the Rebbes Shluchim
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the Rebbes Shluchim

It surprises me that no mention is given to the shluchim of Nebraska and the many mashpiam and rabbonin that have been involved in the lives of Yossi his sister and his mom

to 11 from 6
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to 11 from 6

Thanks for putting his name in…now at least I understand that is was someone doing his best….

Just to point out I am no professional interview but one thing I picked up that you might wanna learn. When conducting an interview they usually do not stay on one subject or question the answers the ask the question then go to the next…

How does one walk through the system
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How does one walk through the system

Only with chassdisha guidance from mashpiem and rabonin give credit to these torah giants respect authorityand then you will have true yiddisha chassidisha nachus that you rightfully deserve wishing you success in all your projects in life

kol hakavod
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kol hakavod

To this boy, but ESPECIALLY to his mother
may you enjoy much success and see the fruit of the labor of your hands
Thank you Mrs. Abrahamson for bringing such a person to our Shechuna.

#12 and #14
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#12 and #14

If you speak privately to Yossi’s Mom and find out what the Shluchim and Rabbonin have really contributed to the family besides tears you may sing a different tune. If you don’t know the family stay quite and just give them Mazal Tov

I don't understand this...
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I don't understand this...

i dont understand the necessity of posting an article about another jewish person merely because he seems to be a novelty to everyone else. please stop exploiting other people. a jew is a jew no matter what. and looking different or having a different view (in terms of this young boy) doesnt mean he should be exploited for people to comment on or wonder about. and besides…arent most people in crown heights republicans anyway?? he is no different in that way. i believe the only reason collive is posting this article is because this sweet and smart boy is lubavitch… Read more »

#17
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#17

Why do you think this young man is being exploited? We are being brought an inspiring interview about an incredible kid. Yes his color makes him different, but isnt wonderful to read about how special he is? I was inspired by this article and impressed. I highly doubt that his mother would have let him do this interview if she did not agree with it. Relax, collive brings us interesting material that inspires many and teaches us so much. If you so indignant, why keep reading? (p.s. read The Bamboo Cradle, about a jewish frum chinese girl. Her (adopted) father… Read more »

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