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Amazing story how having Shabbos in mind while booking a flight from Malaysia to Beijing has saved a passenger's life. Full Story, Video

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a miracle!!!
March 15, 2014 9:27 pm

if you keep Shabbos, Shabbos keeps us

March 13, 2014 10:32 am

to all you doubters…bet the family of andy is LAUGHING at you
and will thank G-d forever more, andy’s parents, wife,children
and eternally bless the good agent…..WISE UP.. WAKE UP

March 13, 2014 1:26 am

if we keep shabbos shabbos keeps us

March 12, 2014 4:21 pm

Miracles happen every day, every moment. Have we already forgotten the miracles around 911 and those who couldn’t get to work that day for whatever reason? We just have to open our eyes and ears. Oh, and to #13, I think it should read “don’t mess with Hashem” but your meaning is correct. Lovely story.

Gourges story! and to #33
March 12, 2014 11:49 am

this should be a lesson to everyone to be careful about when they are traveling! to #33 i definitely agree!

March 12, 2014 11:24 am

Please, Yiden take this as as a wake up call. He didn’t just chose a different date. He chose to observe the Shabbos.

March 12, 2014 3:16 am

my comment was for anyone out there who might take the the story the wrong way.

For comments
March 12, 2014 3:11 am

To the commentors, the disappearance is a great tragedy to many people. The author is just pointing out though one incident that happened that amazingly saved someone’s life.
We don’t know why things happen the way they do. Hopefully, the victims are in paradise. We can feel for the victims while also acknowledging how someone survived. He is Not saying anything bad about the victims on the Malaysian plane, just pointing out how choosing a different date saved someone.

March 12, 2014 12:55 am

just sat through a Torah class on our responsibility “to remember what Amalek did to us” ….says it twice in the Torah. #6 – look inside….amalek is doubt in the Creator of the Universe! Purim Sameach, everyone, Miriam Ader.

To # 6
March 11, 2014 11:43 pm

sorry, but no bored soul would make up a story about such a miracle so i think that if anyone is the bored soul…. im afraid it you.

Travel agent
March 11, 2014 9:16 pm

I feel, nothing but my feeling, that this story is about Yehuda Silverstein, who is extremely humble, pious and professional travel agent. Even email style is very similar to his. Kol aKavod to the agent!

to #6
March 11, 2014 6:51 pm

what your saying makes you look stupid dont you see everyone is writing to you it is true 100 percent true thus story

saved from missing flight.
March 11, 2014 5:44 pm

great story may Hashem always perform miracles for all the yiddin. Amen.

to #6
March 11, 2014 5:28 pm


Boruch N. Hoffinger 'HaKohaine ' BS"D
March 11, 2014 3:01 pm

Great story! ‘Yidden’ why not state your names? This will add credence to the whole affair and stop any bad feelings.
Any responses?
[email protected]

a yid
March 11, 2014 2:10 pm

a kidus hashem chzak

March 11, 2014 12:23 pm

Baruch HaShem for saving a yid and Shabbos so.publicly, the week going into Purim when the entire Jewish nation and Shabbos, our day of rest and spirituality, was saved by our return to Yiddishkite. I say our return to yiddishkite because Esther led us in a fast. May we remember the fast of Esther this Thursday and once again fast and remember all the yids who are not keeping Shabbos and pray for them and us to return for our own sake and the sake of the entire world. Messhiach now! Chi (life) ….

March 11, 2014 11:08 am

If you were in the business you may understand. It’s a much friendlier relationship between provider and receiver in these services, speaking firsthand. And yes, it’s very common I know several agents who do same for returning clients. If they already have a continuing relationship, and Jewishness inevitably comes up at some point between all the conversations – sometimes including personal tidbits of information, from either side – you’d know it’s very normal. Another note, while once booking a ticket for a customer which he needed to include a stopover in Bali, I had to ask (his last name was… Read more »

to 17
March 11, 2014 11:03 am

first of all travel agents are not an automated system like AA that you call once and all you know that the person who serviced your call her name is michelle. a travel agent is more like a personal travel secretary who most of the time know their clients.
secondly, regarding unprofessionalism, the travel agent had his own standards of how he does business. just like jews in generl would, hopefully, deny an offer for a job to be done on shabbos….

who is the travel agent?
March 11, 2014 8:45 am

please share his name! we are truly impressed!

To # 17
March 11, 2014 8:33 am

for some pious people, religion does come before money, it’s not unprofessional, it’s called pious,

to number 6
March 11, 2014 2:34 am

Yes, it did happen! Maybe if you check the news you would know…

March 11, 2014 1:47 am

Why be a non believer? I happen to personally know the travel agent, my husband knows him, and heard the story first hand. It may surprise you to know that in order to protect a persons privacy, a company should never release their name! The traveler does not (yet?) know that his story has even made waves, let alone news waves. And if the travel agent released his name/company and other customers of his stumbled upon this story, even without a real name they could well be unimpressed and feel somewhat violated in terms of professionalism/confidentiality. They are dealing with… Read more »

Nice story, but...
March 11, 2014 1:11 am

…I find it hard to believe a travel agent would discuss religion with a client, and even refuse to book him the flight he asked for. Very unprofessional.

I won’t believe the story without further evidence, perhaps an explanation about how the agent knew the guy was Jewish to begin with, and the nature of their relationship such that the agen would be so unprofessional so as to refuse him service.

Whos the travel agent
March 11, 2014 12:44 am

Amazibg story!

mitzvah goreres mitzvah
March 11, 2014 12:39 am

and unfortunately one negative comment (#6) brought forth more negative comments.. Let’s revel in this miracle and allow it to shine upon all our souls so that we can each have a part and thus be induced to increase in acts of kindness and goodness.

wow amazing!!!
March 10, 2014 11:53 pm

realy cool!go cbd!we must continue the rebbes shlichus!!!if only we could get the whole world to keep shabbos!!moshiach now!!!!!!!!!!!

to #6
March 10, 2014 11:46 pm

looks like someones got a problem with shabbos.. piece of advice, dont mess with shabbos.

Oy #6 #6
March 10, 2014 11:33 pm

Vus vet zein ….

miracle of shabbos- to number #6
March 10, 2014 11:16 pm

its amazing!!!!!!!!!!!
of course its true #6…….. get a life

to #6
March 10, 2014 11:06 pm

u sound like a very negative person………………..

To #6
March 10, 2014 10:42 pm

I guess in the true spirit of Purim we needed an amalek to cool the pot………

to #6
March 10, 2014 10:38 pm

I trust dan more then an idiotic anonymous commenter (you)
and if he says the travel agent is his friend i believe him 1st

To #6
March 10, 2014 10:27 pm

I personally verified this story and saw the emails with their gmail time stamps. Also I know the travel agent. I was the first to share this on FaceBook.

Of course you can believe what you’d like but it’s 100% true and I hope it helps bring many yidden to observe shabbos more!

Never happened
March 10, 2014 10:15 pm

This story doesn’t look authentic. No names or proof that this story actually happened. Some bored soul decided to make up a story and now its gone viral. To all my facebook friends, stop sharing this story that did not happen!

selling miles rox!
March 10, 2014 10:14 pm

way to go brokers!!

kol hakavod to the travel agent
March 10, 2014 10:10 pm

he didnt worry about not making the sale, or losing money. he made sure to do what was right.
I’m truly moved by this story.

Wow, thank you!
March 10, 2014 10:03 pm

Thank you for sharing! This is truly incredible!

hashem is alive and forever amen
March 10, 2014 9:58 pm

hashem is alive and forever amenr if one lets hashem give us the abilty to keep the Shabbat for it tis very difficult to keep the Shabbat then hashem will let the shababt keep us amen for the for the forthcoming week is blessed by the previous Shabbat amen
lets all make a place for hashem to rest in this world and hashem will surely send the third temple speedily and immediately amen

March 10, 2014 9:23 pm