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March 14, 2009
November 24, 2013 8:52 AM
Still able to inspire
Rav Noach, the world is still inspired by your words and actions. Seeing the video and feeling your heartfelt plea, is a source of strength to us all.
January 18, 2011 1:04 AM
A Precious Gem
Very moving segments about Rabbi Noah Weinberg's life and instruction for living. I consider Rav Noah, the most shining stone produced from the Jewish mine. Because of his great contribution to our society, he left our worl much better than he found it when he was born even when perhaps circumstances worked against him in many aspects. He was obviously concerned about a "shrinking" Jewish population, and managed to instill in many, including myself who did not know him personally, the Torah instructuions that he found so "beautiful beyond compare" and that he in fact knew how to "present it" to us, so that we are able to constantly create a positive impact in the Jewish realm by helping others in their lives journey, to cultivate the practice and, to appreciate G-d"s oness. Rabbi Noah Weinberg certainly left an indeleble mark in all of us, blessed be his soul.
December 22, 2009 3:25 PM
A clarity of vision unsurpassed in our time. Thank you, Reb Noach, for holding onto your vision and for having faith in us.
December 9, 2009 3:21 AM
A beautiful heart warming video.
December 6, 2009 7:40 PM
Thank G-d there are people like Rav Weinberg who have such a strong and full belief in Yiddishkeit. Those who also teach it are invaluable to us as a people. Those who teach it to secular Jews are doing the most important work of all.
December 6, 2009 7:13 AM
This was beautiful. May the almighty help all of us to make the world a better place and may he bless the rabbi with all he needs and wants to make it happen that our nation does not dissapear but comes closer as brothers and sisters like we are meant to be and follow hashem in what his plan for us really is
November 29, 2009 11:25 AM
blessing to me
Rabbi Weinberg, and Aish Ha Torah helped me in the growth of my Jewish life. He was a true instrument of Hashem to reach out to help the wondering Jews in the world to discover and plant their roots as a part of the Jewish nation and to fulfill their lives through the words of Torah. As I walk to the synagogue on Shabbat, in Netanya, I see many people on the way who appear unaware that it is Shabbat. But when I say Shabbat Shalom to them with a smile on may face, and a happiness in my voice, they always smile back and wish me Shabbat Shalom. I know Rabbi Weinberg is smiling too because I am continuing his work .
November 7, 2009 9:10 AM
This is an excellent message to all believers.
May we be granted strength and wisdom to see
"if a thing needs doing, we gotta do it" and honour Adonai
in the doing, as this dear Rabbi has.
October 19, 2009 10:24 PM
we need more of such rabbaim
September 18, 2009 10:04 PM
reb noah weinberg
i studied with reb Noah in the summer of 1971. i will always remember him.
September 8, 2009 10:02 PM
Less Talk, more action
I have been watching this video, every week over the last 7 months.I have decided to explore the gift of Judaism, to take the plunge.
After witnessing so much disconnection among my fellow Jews, I am going to Rabbi Weiberg's Yeshiva to learn .On September 29th, I will start my mission to become a leader, and start to plug young Jews,back into the mitzvah machine..
Thank-you Rabbi Weinberg.Even thought I am making the effort,I am going to need you and Hashem's help to make this happen...
After all, if there is no one else doing the job, then one has to make the effort...No excuses..Pirkei Avos
August 31, 2009 4:53 AM
Spoken From The Heart
It is brings tears to my eyes to watch Rabbi Weinberg become emotional about his life's mission.
We cannot allow him to fail. We must continue his holy work, and ask the Almighty to help us want too. To help us want to bring his lost children back.
August 17, 2009 12:42 PM
an admirable man
You can feel his love for every jew in the way he speaks..
May he be in Gan Eden with all the tzadikim and his work whould be continued and have fruits...
August 11, 2009 8:54 PM
makes me want to do something to help.
August 10, 2009 11:42 AM
He made a comment that I have always pondered which was if one person could put as much energy in good, as say Hitler did to create evil, we would be in a beautiful world. Why is it that evil is easier to spread than good? Hashem bestowed upon us free will yet, unfortunately to many are using it for stupidity. I hope in my life time I see the change.
August 7, 2009 8:54 PM
This was most beautifuly inspiring to continue in the missiion of learning Torah, sharing the learning and doing pr-active positive things to help our fellow Jewish brothers, sisters and children grow in the in Torah lifestyle of goodness. Helping to provde a safer , stronger and better Israel and US for all of us. Thank you..
August 7, 2009 2:03 PM
Rabbi Noah Weinberg did so much for us we should always remember him and follow in his way, he was an inspiration and did not discriminate people who were not observant, may he rest in peace.
July 30, 2009 4:40 PM
Hashem still sends prophets among us.
Praise and glory to Hashem for his mercy and blessing for sending teachers such as R. Weinberg.
Torah teaches through lives such as his. The video caused me to tear on Tisha'bav. May Hashem send us more teachers like R. Weinberg in our time!
All of his words and teaching are summed up in really one powerful word in the end! The great rebbe was only saying one word all along: "SHEMA!" May we all listen better from these days forward. Peace be upon all Israel.
Todah Rebbe NOACH, bring us aboard the Ark with you.
July 30, 2009 3:14 AM
thoughts from a concerned non observant Jew and a Thank you for the Holy Tzadik
I’m not a good writer, but I felt it is important to express how I feel after watching this video.
Dear Rabbi Weinberg,
I know you're in a better place now. I don't know the how to explain why I'm giving this message to you on this comment board, but I just felt it is important. I just want to thank you for everything you have done for mankind. May we merit to follow your ways.
For anyone else who is reading this and might be interested. I'm a bal T'shuva in transition, I guess. My Jewish path has been up and down for the last few years. I have lately been disinterested in Judaism. I was reminded of what attracted me to Aish & Orthodox Judaism after watching the video of Rav Weinberg above- may Hashem put keep his soul at peace. I live in a Jewish area, which has unintentionally turned me off of Judaism. The lack of midot from most of the Jews disgust me. It is a huge chiluah Hashem and it’s terrible for the Jewish people. In times like this, it is especially important for Jews to think of themselves as a representative for Hashem’s children. We have to make sure our midot/character is impeccable at times like this. I think it’s more important for the Jews who wear kippas and look the part. If you don’t feel you can try to apply the midot that you learned, and then please act the part. It makes things harder for the rest of us. I’m not claiming to have great midot, in fact it needs a lot of improvement. However, no one would ever think that I’m Jewish, and I don’t wear a kippa outside of shul. Please stress how important this is to your Rabbis, so they can get the message out. I know it’s hard for observant people to understand this, but please think about it. I hear how the Goyim feel about Orthodox Jews and the other Jews feelings are not that far off. Don’t forget that Anti Semitism is on the rise and it is not going to get better anytime soon.
July 10, 2009 1:45 PM
response to #15 Robin
Robin- I once heard if you want to reach someone's heart, just speak with your heart. It doesn't matter HOW you start, the opportunity will come. when you are shopping or the person next to you on an airplane, ask Hashem for the right answers, when you are doing Hashem's Will, He'll help you out!
June 30, 2009 12:36 AM
Please keep up the work that this man did, he is the only sound that made any sence to me, and I do not know much about the Jewish faith. God bless this man
April 3, 2009 2:33 PM
Didn't know him, but I love him
I became religious from my own "thirst", but I express gratitude from Hashem for sending us beautiful souls like Rabbi Weinberg. Although I did not grow religious through Aish Hatorah, I see how important it is. Keep up the great work. You are shining a light in the darkness.
March 22, 2009 4:47 AM
I watched the film interview of Harav Noach Weinberg. I was very moved. I also recalled how peaceful I felt in his presence. What a privilege it was to have met and been in the presence of such a great, holy, and humble man.
I felt watching the film that Rav Noach Weinberg was a giant mirror reflecting the beauty and wisdom of the Torah to generations of secular Jews. We mourn the loss of this man, but the light remains. It is reflected by the many hundreds of thousands affected by the great Rav and the organization he founded.
March 20, 2009 2:58 PM
We need you!
Rav Noach We need you. I know your asking for the rope.
March 19, 2009 2:33 PM
Help me to start
I have recently been moved, by some thing, some one, by Him to help my people. Moved by this Rabbi Noah Weinberg. I have never studied Torah, but I must act NOW! Where do I begin? The words are coming from me onto the paper, but where will they listen? I know that I must make a diffence!
March 18, 2009 8:48 PM
we must follow the way of rav Noach z'l and dedicate our lives to saving the jewish people.... the feature of our children...and as he said' hashem will help us'!!!!we do our part and hashem will do his,,,,
March 18, 2009 1:35 PM
I think he must have been A Gitte mensch.Anyhow I learned a lot ftom him.May G'd be the ganse weg mit er.Toda Rabba
March 17, 2009 6:07 PM
Thank you, G-d, for giving us Reb Noach!
If there's nobody else doing the job now, each of us has to be the one to do it.
March 16, 2009 10:36 AM
How inspiring. May we all be zocheh to want it as much as Rav Weinberg.
March 16, 2009 8:56 AM
touched my heart
Listening to the Rabbi brought back my own grandparents from Russia. He made me realize how much Judaism carried them through their lives.
The film was a great comfort, and Rabbi Weinberg inspired me to find hope and goodness today.
March 16, 2009 6:57 AM
The brightest light
Rabbi Noach Weinberg of blessed memory, how can I express my overflowing heart and my love for him, a man I never met in person. He (with HaShem) is the sole source and cause of my teshuva. His gentle voice, his humble demeanour, his bravery, his dedication to his cause...I could go on and on about his shining merits. This noble man shows me what a human being can be - so much more than I ever would have imagined. His prayer to the Almighty brought me to tears. I salute, respect and love this man, a shining prince and emissary of HaShem's. Made in the image of G-d. Shalom
March 16, 2009 6:54 AM
March 16, 2009 6:07 AM
R' Noach loved every Jew
Having known R' Noach ztzl for over 30 years, has been a zchut, a merit. Since his passing, we are reading and hearing so many amazing stories showing his greatness. But hearing him, on this short film is the best of all. He shows us what he was living for and what we should do to continue his work!
May his family and students be comforted and be able to have the strength to continue his work.
March 15, 2009 10:38 PM
An emotional punch
I can watch this movie 100 times and it would still move me. Every Jew who cares about the future of the Jewish people needs to see this.
March 15, 2009 9:07 PM
What can I do??
It was last week on Purim. We have had a Purim parade here in St. Louis. There were a few police officers assigned to the parade route. The parade ended in our cul de sac. I walked over to the officer, a very light skinned black women to ask her what she knew about Purim and without batting an eye she said that she was Jewish. She told me she had two boys with a man not Jewish and that they were an interfaith couple with an emphasis on the Jewish side. I asked was her mother Jewish, she said yes. I took it one step higher what about her grandmother. Yes again. I chatted for a few minutes longer and then spotted Rabbi Grunberger. I went over to him and explained the situation. I was at a loss at what to do next. I was very grateful that Rabbi Grunberger was there but had a gnawing horrible feeling that I didn't know how to handle the situation.
March 15, 2009 7:33 PM
that was the most inspiring video ive ever ever ever seen!
March 15, 2009 6:44 PM
It has to be continued
I hadn’t heard about Rabbi Weinsberg, in blessing memory, before I started to receive weekly articles from Aish.com. About a year ago I got to know some of his great works. Even that was enough to understand that with this lost we all became orphans…
If we can do anything, we should do that. He is so inspirable and deserves our efforts to continue his job.
March 15, 2009 11:18 AM
R Weinberg Speaks
Help us G'd to finish his job he started.
March 15, 2009 11:17 AM
Rabbi Weinberg was a beautiful soul and man who was used of God .Gods will through him made it happen. Rabbi Weinberg's legacy will live on because its something that God wanted as well ! He really made things happen. The Rabbi was one of Gods instruments .
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