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Sarah Dukes is sure that her comatose husband hears the music she plays for him. The accomplished composer sits at her piano every night, her fingers dancing on the keys as she tries to nudge Rabbi Yehuda (Yudi) Dukes, 38, in the fight of his life, back to health. Her musical compositions reverberate through an ipad to the intensive care unit at NYU Medical Center, where Yudi has been since March 30, when Sarah last saw him.
Meet Ruth, King David, the Baal Shem Tov, and other personalities associated with the holiday of Shavuot.
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Sam Berns, a Boston-area Jewish teen who was fighting against progeria, a rare genetic disease that causes accelerated aging, died Friday, Jan 10, 2014. He was 17, three years older than the typical life expectancy for children with the disease.
Sam strove to live his life with joy. “Even though there are many obstacles in my life, I don’t want people to feel bad for me.” Watch hsi video on his three points on how to live a happy life
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The Lubavitcher Rebbe taught there are three souls of tzaddikim (“righteous people”) who are directly related to the holiday of Shavuot. Shavuot, the holiday of the giving of the Torah to Israel is obviously the holiday of Moses, who brought the Torah to the People of Israel. Shavuot is also the anniversary of the passing of both King David and the Ba’al Shem Tov (who was a reincarnation of King David)
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Sivan is the third month on the Jewish calendar counting from Nissan. Rosh Chodesh Sivan is distinguished as the day on which the Jewish people arrived and camped before Mount Sinai.
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