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Thousands See Empty Shabbat Table in Times Square

Thousands of people in New York City's Times Square viewed an empty Shabbat table set for 224 people today, symbolizing the 224 hostages being held captive by the terrorist group Hamas. Full Story

Photos, Video: Dovber Hechtman

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I don’t know the words
October 27, 2023 12:57 am

What a world

Anonymous
October 27, 2023 1:26 am

For what?!
What a waste of time and space.
What exactly does this accomplish?
One extra kapital tehillim or Torah learning would have done far more than all those hours wasted on utter pr nonsense.
But you do you.

Do teshuvah
Reply to  Anonymous
October 27, 2023 9:01 am

Yidden are hurting and expressing their imoi anoichi betsoro, and all you can do is mock them? Your arrogance isn’t helping the hostages spiritually in any shape or form

B'derech Hamiskabel
Reply to  Anonymous
October 27, 2023 9:33 am

I highly doubt anyone read your comment and changed their mind. Maybe while this was being set up, the organizers were saying Tehillim the entire time? This may have attracted Jews and given them an opportunity to lay Tefillin? This may have inspired people to fill their tables this Shabbos with guests? The latter did just that for me. I invited someone extra to my Shabbos table realizing how many will be missing at their families. Each have their way of combating evil, their isn’t one path leading to the truth. If you believe there is, you’re likely not in… Read more »

How dare you!!!!!!!!!!
Reply to  Anonymous
October 27, 2023 12:58 pm

Peple are trying to do wjat they can! If your helping is saying tehilim them sya tehhilim.Everyone does what they can do!!!
You shppuldbe ashamed of yourself!!!!! What a beautiful thing this is!!!!

Heart Wrenching
October 27, 2023 7:41 am

!

Such a waste of time and resources
October 27, 2023 8:34 am

Put your resources in pressuring the Israeli government or to give into terrorism. It’s like no one realizes that the Israeli government is the responsible party to end this. Instead let’s go make statement and accomplish nothing. Maybe we’ll get some crocodile tears from some people…..

Dont get why your saying this
Reply to  Such a waste of time and resources
October 27, 2023 1:00 pm

no one is shedding crockadile tears!! The pnly one doing that is you!

Backlash ??
October 27, 2023 9:28 am

If you have better ideas, go ahead and do them.
This is a beautiful initiative that brings attention, to the world, and to Hashem that we need them back. And serves as an inspiration to the beauty of shabbos.

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