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The Black Miracle: A Hanukkah Poetry Slam

Nissim Black’s search for light amidst the darkness.

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Published: November 20, 2013

Produced by & BiG Productions
Written and Performed by Nissim Black
Directed & Edited by BiG Productions
Executive Producer, Donnie el Berman,

With thanks to Brad Berger, Natalie Roberts, Richard David, Jerry Fishman, Avrum Froimson, Elie Levy, Gilbert Melin, Debbie Rosalimsky, Bernard Roth, Beth Schaberg, Esther Soleimani, Howard Winston, Sarit Zaret

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Visitor Comments: 57

(51) Anonymous, December 9, 2014 5:53 PM

This is a truly beautiful piece

Thank you.

(50) Boca Mom, December 3, 2013 5:47 PM

you were at Sanai too

i'm sure you were at Sanai too and after all you went through found your way to your true path. May G-d continue to bless you, you have inspired many, including me. Sometimes we go through bad things for a reason, the reason here is clear. Happy Chanukkah :)

(49) Heidi T., December 2, 2013 9:17 PM


All I can say is wow. Beautiful, inspiring, moved me to tears. Thanks so much.

(48) Anonymous, December 2, 2013 5:24 AM

You are a miracle.

Thank you so much Nissim. You are truly a Miracle and I am inspired by you and all you have been through. BH

(47) Joe, December 1, 2013 6:42 PM

And we give thanks for you, Nissim...

Courage is contagious. Hope heals. One day, you will stand before the One who knows all, and know all of the people redeemed by your bravery.

Happy Hanukkah.

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