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Jtube: America's Got Talent: Edon

Jtube: America's Got Talent: Edon

Edon: Good for the Jews? Discuss.

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Published: July 7, 2012

Edon: Good for the Jews? Discuss.
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(36) S., June 24, 2015 1:57 AM

was reminded of the movie "The Pianist"

We should not have to look for approval and acceptance in the eyes of the goyim- whether the goyim are currently "good for us" or "bad for us" is just meant to serve as a mirror in terms of where we are holding in our own avodas hashem (service of G-d).

There is a guiding Hand behind history and whether things are going our way or not is not up to us or what we "accomplish" according to the criteria of the outside world. A talent is a gift from G-d and whether millions of non-Jewish viewers vote for Edon or not should not be the sole decisor of this kid's worth.

He is indeed blessed with great talent. And it's just that- a blessing.

Unfortunately the young man in "The Pianist" met the same fate as the rest of his fellow Jews in the Warsaw ghetto. The sad part is that although he managed to escape he still spent his days playing to the tune of the goyim around him...showing that for him, the ultimate measure of his success in this world still depended on what the nations thought of him....a sad situation indeed.

I wish all the best for Edon. Let us all remember that, as Jews, and as human beings, our true worth is inherent, G-d given, and not something that needs to be voted on by others in order to be valid.

(35) sara, June 17, 2013 1:09 AM

I agree

(34) Anonymous, October 19, 2012 9:23 PM

matisyahu????

hmmm Is he not religious anymore??? not! Let the kid have his moment. A leaf doesn't move without the will of Hashem Isn't that what the tanach says?

(33) Anonymous, September 7, 2012 11:56 PM

edon is NOT making a chilul hashem!

i think he is amazing! its not like hes doing anything wrong, all he is doing is singing on tv. thats not against the torah! i think hes a talented singer and showing the world that jews are amazing! just as howie said. thats just my opinion... if anything i think him singing on AGT is a kidush hashem!

(32) Anonymous, August 29, 2012 2:34 AM

Edon is awsome

Edon is an awsome singer and i loved it when he sung what makes u beautiful it was amazing having it played on the piano!!

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