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Tuesday, 15 Sivan, 5779
  |  June 18, 2019

    Picture of the Day

    Utah Shliach Benny Zippel, on a stopover in Atlanta while en route to Italy to celebrate his mother's birthday, lit a menorah in the car of Shliach Yossi Lew outside the Atlanta airport. Photo

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    you rock
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    you rock

    you go benny

    wil..way
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    wil..way

    where there’s a will
    there’s a way!

    Lighting in a car?
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    Lighting in a car?

    I respect Rabbi Benny Tzipple (a lot), however please explain lighting a Menorah in a car!
    As far as I’m concerned you can’t do that, you can’t light in a car.
    You definitely cant make a brochah and you cant be yotze Mitzvas Chanuka.

    Please explain

    you're favorite midgey
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    you're favorite midgey

    Making me proud!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    i”m gonna be famous in yeshiva for a whole day now, thanx…………………

    to #3
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    to #3

    could you please explain why Mr. smarty pants? as far as halocho is concernd you are able to light a menorah anywhere

    To # 3
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    To # 3

    You don’t know what you’re talking about! Ask any Rov, and he will say that you canm in fact, light Menorah in a car (if there is a must), for this is his (or her) “home” at this time. Please check your sources before making bold and irresponsible statements.

    SEAGATE LIPSKIERS
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    SEAGATE LIPSKIERS

    A VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY, AND MANY HAPPY TETURNS, GEZUNTERHEIT, MRS. KELLY ZIPPEL!!!!!
    SHNAS HATZLOCHO BAKOIL!!!
    MOSHIACH NOW!!!
    RABBI AND MRS. AVROHOM LIPSKIER

    Greetings from R'Galandauer
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    Greetings from R'Galandauer

    R’Tzipel…. R’Galandauer Shlit’a sends you his greetings…… memba’ him?

    Best Shliach Ever!!
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    Best Shliach Ever!!

    Rabbi Zippel helped me in ways that noone will ever know! He does so much good, in such a quiet way, to help his fellow shluchim……besides the thousands of Jews he’s helped in Utah!!! You are a TRUE shliach!!! Keep making the Rebbe proud!!!

    To #6
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    To #6

    Hello, please stop it!
    Tell me, would you like if someone would call you “smarty pants” on a website where everyone could see?
    WHERE’S THE AHAVAS YISROEL?

    MANY RUMORS ABOUT THIS!!!
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    MANY RUMORS ABOUT THIS!!!

    Benny apparently stayed with the lights till they went out…and would have missed his flight were it not that t the plane had a mechanical fault and he was able to board regardless – a real Chanukah miracle.

    #3 is most likely right
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    #3 is most likely right

    #7 you are completely off base, even if you will find a source that you can light the Menorah in a car with a bracha (which I seriously doubt), still the reasoning will not be as you claim “you canm in fact, light Menorah in a car (if there is a must), for this is his (or her) “home” at this time”.

    Halachicaly, if someone in your household lit a candle in your home, then you already fulfilled the mitzva and there is no must to light it in a car with a bracha.

    What Really Happened
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    What Really Happened

    Rabbi Lew drove off with the menorah still burning in the back of his car. He was pulled over and had a hard time explaining himself.

    Correction!
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    Correction!

    He is not “Utah Shliach” he is “Utah HEAD Shliach:”

    from anonymous
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    from anonymous

    you’re a SMART Chossid (you know who I am!!)

    Go rabbi Lew!!
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    Go rabbi Lew!!

    YOU ROCK!!

    Utah head shliach
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    Utah head shliach

    means he has someone under him and so far he is the only shliach so he is the utah shliach!!!!!!!!!

    Confused
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    Confused

    Can someone please tell me why this is news worthy

    to #20
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    to #20

    It’s entitled “Picture of the Day”…..not “Breaking News”!!!

    beautiful
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    beautiful

    this is a beautiful display of the brotherhood by shluchim. a undoubtly busy shliach drove half an hour to the airport waited with rabbi tzipple for at least a half hour and drove half an hoir back just to help anoher yid/shliach light the menorah

    Grande Benny
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    Grande Benny

    Mazal Tov per tua mamma!!!! Benny ignora tutti questi ……… Bravo Benny!!!!!

    O MANY ITALIANS ON THIS SITE
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    O MANY ITALIANS ON THIS SITE

    It’s worse than wikileaks.

    HALACHIC REALITY To #3 #14
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    HALACHIC REALITY To #3 #14

    In defence of my uncle: Sources for light in a car with a bracha even if someone’s lighting at home:
    Marhasham v.4 Res.146
    Tzitz Eliezer v.15 Res.29
    Oz Nidberu v.7 Res. 63

    FROM #25
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    FROM #25

    Just to clarify, one can and must light in his car if he will be travelling throughout the night and won’t have a chance to light at his arrival.
    Assuming that this was the case at hand (and please don’t suggest lighting on the plane).

    From #25
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    From #25

    correction in mareh mokoim: Oz nidb’ru v.7 Res.67

    Shut up and be happy!
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    Shut up and be happy!

    Rabbi Zippel you rock and so does your daughter chaya 🙂

    this is great!
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    this is great!

    go rabbi lew!!

    proud uncle
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    proud uncle

    to #23: only one nephew I know that can do that…go Motty!

    one of the many rabbi lew fans!!
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    one of the many rabbi lew fans!!

    1st of all to the comment about ahavas yisroel and not calling people names in public were every1 can see- forget the comments no one knows who anyone is anyways! the people who are being condemned, everyone knows who they are… where is the ahavas yisroel there? especially if the statements have no base and are most probably false. 2nd- comment y is this news worthy? this is a beautiful mitzva being performed and gives us great joy… its a nice break from the terribly tragic news that are unfortunatly happening now i know i’d rather these uplifting posts. futhermore… Read more »

    23 - 24 - 25 MS!!!
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    23 - 24 - 25 MS!!!

    “In defence of my uncle” thought about all his nephews. This could only be Motty Shochat. Go Motty. Good to see you’re still shteiging!! Even in Brussels!

    Spreading The Light
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    Spreading The Light

    Amazing! That’s Rabbi Zippel! Always Spreading The Light!

    Happy Birthday!
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    Happy Birthday!

    Happy Birthday Mrs. Zippel! Many more happy and healthy years!

    Go Rabbi Lew!
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    Go Rabbi Lew!

    That is my uncle’s car btw!

    Kidush Hashem
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    Kidush Hashem

    What a Kidush hashem!

    Go Benny!
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    Go Benny!

    Go Benny!

    Mrs. zippel
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    Mrs. zippel

    I know mrs. Zippel, she is an outstanding woman!

    Come on already
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    Come on already

    I think rabbi tzippel, rabbi lew, and all of the other shluchim need an honor for all that they do. But not on one of these websites where within 5 minutes it is gone, because Lipa is doing a benefit concert for whales or something.

    GO RABBI LEW!
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    GO RABBI LEW!

    WE LOVE YOU RABBI LEW!

    uncle and nephew
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    uncle and nephew

    Hey, we all know how brainy the Schochets are, but Rabbi Zippel has some learned nephews on his side of the family too….the Weitmans could easily have posted those sources!

    Shluchim
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    Shluchim

    So Nice To See Shluchim Help Each Other! You Should Have Posted A Picture Of Rabbi Zippel And Rabbi Lew Together!

    To #40
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    To #40

    I agree with $40

    To #37
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    To #37

    I Agree %100 With #37

    On The Most Comments List!
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    On The Most Comments List!

    Congratulation! Rabbi Zippel Is On The Most Comments List

    how about...
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    how about...

    AWSOME GOOD WORK YOU GUYS

    HGUYGUYGYG

    lighting in a car?
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    lighting in a car?

    i remember the first year the rebbe made a shturom of getting yidden to light the menorah. i was in yeshiva and we didn’t have mitzvah tanks so instead we rented 2 station wagons and setup many menorahs and in this way lit many hundreds of menorah on each night. this was the year that the rebbe asked that many photos be taken (5746) and then sent to him. so the rebbe saw litrally hundreds of photos of menorah being lit in cars just from our 1 location!

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