Responding to Mumbai

A horrific attack shakes the Jewish world to its core.

Thousands of people have committed
to doing to an act of good.
"I make a commitment to..."

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Comments (21)

(20) Anonymous, July 10, 2017 7:57 PM

be nice to everyone beezrat Hashem

(19) Anonymous, December 1, 2013 1:22 AM

Give

Give to help someone every day...Give your time; your assistance; your encouragement...Give....

(18) Anonymous, October 9, 2011 5:20 AM

try 2 give a compliment every day

(17) Anonymous, December 20, 2010 1:46 AM

thank you!

that video was really inspiring. thank you so much! i have taken on a comitment to thank G-d for life.

(16) Tali, October 21, 2010 12:16 PM

Keep the promises I make to those I love

(15) Anonymous, September 13, 2010 4:40 PM

thank Hashem for 5 good things at the end of each week that He did 4 me that week

(14) Anonymous, September 6, 2010 9:04 PM

Refrain from criticism Don't bear a grudge Listen more carefully and respond more with kindness Work on my spech _ no lashon hara particularly before lunchtime

(13) Anonymous, August 26, 2010 3:58 AM

Learn Torah

Learn Torah

(12) , May 24, 2010 7:55 PM

WE CAN DO IT

(11) , December 25, 2009 1:05 PM

not ready to respond or fight the people responsible? Is that what you call virtuous behavior? The Qu'ran demands tribute from infidels. What do you think we are giving them across the globe.....? We are not really speaking about the positive virtures of our heritage, to them- we are asking them to not kill us..... And that is our polic- that's what you are doing- Asking the world to join us in not having them kill us, because we're... good. But Islam doesn't see it as .... good. They see it as weak and us as begging... and they say so. Pretty please, understand our goodness, we are saying. And of course, we are failing, because the arguments are false. To them.... they are false. So our 'positive virtures' are not positive virtues but something to be destroyed, by them, and in fact- we make them stronger by stating that we will do more 'good', instead of describing what they advocate and do. And we don't see that. We refuse to see that. With all due respect.... so do you :^)

(10) Anonymous, December 4, 2009 3:59 PM

Bringing world peace!

(9) Anonymous, December 1, 2009 7:27 AM

I'd like to try to say "shalom" and smile to some elderly women in my Jerusalem neighbourhood

I'd like to try to say "shalom" and smile to some elderly women in my Jerusalem neighbourhood. Thank you for this opportunity to bring us all together and perpetuate so much good as a response to evil. May Hashem accept our offerings with love and speedily bring Mashiach, with an end to all our suffering and pain.

(8) Anonymous, November 30, 2009 4:01 AM

Davening from my heart

(7) Anonymous, November 29, 2009 11:01 PM

in response to Mark Goldberg

Mark, u make a good point. A very good point. We need to recognize WHO the enemy is. And fight it. BUT, with all that, I think Aish is talking to us regular people, people who are not ready or capable to go out and fight the PEOPLE responsible for the evil. What we can do is respond with goodness and try to make this world a better place. Furthermore, I, as a believing Jew, believe that everything that happens in this world is a message from God. In this case a wake-up call. By doing good we ARE fighting the forces of evil. Just as to banish darkness we need light, to combat the cold we need warmth, so too to fight cruelty we need kindness, to fight evil we need goodness! Thank you! the video was powerful and thought provoking.

(6) Anonymous, November 27, 2009 6:32 PM

tefillin

I purchased tefillin and learned to put them on

fp, May 16, 2015 10:13 PM

wow
i am very imressed!!!

(5) Mark Goldberg, November 26, 2009 5:59 PM

Why?

Why not show the slaughtering of the pregnant wife and rabbi, ripped apart- she a pregnant women- ripped apart whilst alive, in movie form, and all the other horrific muslim- ISLAMIC slaughters so that the finger of guilt can be pointed not at some 'evil doers' as this has been asserted. These were MUSLIMS, trained by MUSLIMS, and unless we show that this is MUSLIM, ISLAMIC, mohammad inspired slaughter of kafirs, including a pregnant women minding her own business and her husband teaching religion, then there will never ever be any peace. Only the possiblity of SUBMISSION by them. And they are winning. Evil wins unless good people do something about it. Good deeds... yes, very important. BUT NAMING THE EVIL, PUTTING IT UP IN LIGHTS AND SHAMING IT, EXCORIATING IT, will go a whole lot farther, than say, being nice to a stranger. Be nice to strangers, be nice to anyone, muslims included, but NAME THE EVIL AND STOP PRETENDING IT AWAY.

(4) nirmala, November 25, 2009 4:45 PM

Thank-you for the comforting wisdom as we remember the terrible pain and savagery that we endured a year ago as citizens of Mumbai.

(3) Anonymous, November 25, 2009 4:35 PM

Thank-you for the beautiful wisdom as we remember the pain and savagery of a year back as citizens of Mumbai.

(2) George, November 24, 2009 4:18 PM

Thank you for expressing what we are all feeling during this time of year.

(1) Anonymous, November 23, 2009 1:49 PM

"am israel chai" - the Jewish people live!

 

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