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January 23, 2010
October 24, 2013 5:46 PM
Very moving. Thank you.
November 5, 2012 2:30 AM
Truly Powerful Life Lesson
I have heard this story at least 5 times. It doesn't get old. It gets better. Thank you Rav Noah.
harold jitschak bueno de mesquita,
November 4, 2012 5:25 PM
Magnificent: an underestimation!
October 5, 2012 8:10 AM
Beautiful Story of Friendship
May we all find at least 2!
February 10, 2012 2:56 AM
it sounds lovely, but until i meet such a friend, I'll pass on believing this one.
August 15, 2011 5:11 PM
befriend youself first
You may want to start by being your own friend, such as taking responsibility for your actions.
August 17, 2010 8:43 PM
May Almighty God bless me with the ability to be such a true friend. Thanks for sharing this message.
April 18, 2010 10:35 PM
Jan Henry McDaniel,
February 28, 2010 4:09 AM
This short and simple little story forces one to ask oneself, What kind of, or rather, am I a friend to anyone? Before hearing Rabbi Noah of Blessed Memory tell this story, just maybe our number of friends and those who consider us as a friend has suddenly shifted...
February 25, 2010 8:04 PM
This is so special to have a story from R' Noach of blessed memory.... the illustrations are also incredible!
February 17, 2010 5:21 AM
i wish i can find such friendship here in canada
February 16, 2010 5:18 PM
it teaches me at least 2 lessons,about a power of real friendship and G-d wisdom to empower us in time of crisis not to give up and convince even the king otherwise in our favor and win.
February 16, 2010 4:15 PM
This is amaizng!!! I love the story and I wish that I have heart like those two friends!
Aliza Naiman age:12,
February 8, 2010 2:10 AM
this video is really special! it is also an amazing kiddush Hashem.
February 7, 2010 1:55 PM
Touching and very well made!
February 4, 2010 3:16 AM
How come I can't find freinds like that in real life?
February 3, 2010 12:59 PM
February 3, 2010 12:57 PM
I loved that movie
January 31, 2010 11:21 PM
A beautiful story, beautiful animation, Thanks.
January 31, 2010 1:54 AM
to no. 4
to no.4 bec like a father who wants his child to live and would give up is life for him so too a good friend like that wanted his friend to live and since they were both true friends they were arguing about who will live.
January 30, 2010 12:58 PM
I wish real life was like this
Unfortunately in todays society you are more likely to have your friend pull the lever on the gallows than to swap places with you.
January 30, 2010 7:17 AM
Why the friend comes back
In my opinion I think the friend offered to kill himself, because he placed his friends life above his own. It seems like a dog, some dogs would place their owners lives over their own and risk their lives to save their owners because they care about their owners that much. If we were all only lucky enough to all have friends like this.
January 29, 2010 8:12 PM
January 29, 2010 7:31 PM
make me a third friend
It is like saying, Hashem is there where there is love and unity. He completes the picture.
Thank you for the message! G-d bless you!
January 28, 2010 11:29 PM
I like the message
I never heard that explanation at the end about Hashem being the thrid friend. I really like it.
January 27, 2010 2:30 PM
What a blessing
This is what I strive to hear and learn all the time, what a beautiful story.... I have posted to FaceBook and have gotten over 125 messages from this alone of positive means.... What a blessing to learn and practice......
Sarah Rut Dulin,
January 27, 2010 1:49 AM
I miss Rabbi Weinberg zt'l
I've heard this story many times but hearing from his beautiful voice brought tears to my eyes. How baren are we as a nation without such a tzadek. HaShem should have rachmanut on us and send yeshua, hadracha and koach to cling and live by Him.
January 25, 2010 11:46 AM
its too good to believe that such friends do exist..
but if someone has such a friend than indeed he is blessed
January 25, 2010 11:20 AM
Well done Shoot East !
Once the Rome guy came back, why did the Syria guy want himself to be killed?
January 24, 2010 10:10 PM
So beautifully told, and so true.
Thank you so much
January 24, 2010 5:39 PM
I will share this story with my students this week. Thank you.
January 24, 2010 2:41 PM
the ship that always comes in: Friendship
This is such a beautiful story there's nothing to say, except thank you for re telling this, so beautifully. I am in tears.
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