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Shine a Little Light

An inspiring music video featuring many great Jewish singers performing a song written by a rabbi with Lou Gehrig's disease.

Yitzi Hurwitz wrote this song before he was diagnosed with ALS. This inspiring music video features many leading Jewish vocalists.

Original vocals and guitar by Yitzi at the opening and closing of the song. Recorded on Yitzi’s cell phone in 2008.

Watch Yitzi's story: "Behind the song"

You can help Yitzi and his family shine a little light by giving what you can at

To read Yitzi’s inspiring weekly blog please visit

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Visitor Comments: 10

(9) jay, July 9, 2016 8:38 AM


and a way to transend anything

(8) Nancy Valla, April 4, 2016 11:52 PM


A beautiful song from a beautiful person.

(7) Heidi T., April 4, 2016 3:12 PM

Amazing and inspiring.

Incredible video, amazing man. Thank you so much for this!

(6) Larry, April 4, 2016 1:18 AM

So Sweet and So Inspiring

This was so beautiful. If only we could carry that level of caring and consciousness throughout our daily activities.
I immediately shared the song on Facebook and encourage others to share "Shine a Little Light" with their friends.

(5) Bracha Goetz, April 3, 2016 10:16 PM

Thank you

Rabbi Hurwitz and your wonderful wife and children for showing us all how to be in Hashem's army, spreading your love, your joy and your inspiration.

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