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Praying for Barak: An Amazing True Story

A prayer for an Israeli soldier astonishingly brings two people together. You have to see it to believe it.

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Visitor Comments: 22

(19) elf, February 13, 2016 6:04 AM

Thanks for inspiring another human being.

It takes a good man like you to make the world a better place. We all need each other whether or not we know it God is in us all and we need to help him come out .

(18) Kira, February 11, 2016 12:23 AM


An amazing story but excellent commentary by the rabbi as well, to put it in context and make it meaningful for each of us.

(17) Anonymous, September 10, 2015 10:07 AM

Nechemia ben Elazar

I was in the process of aliyah during the Protective Edge. I could not be happier living in Israel. I prayed for a soldier during Tzuk Eitan as well. Nechemia ben Elazar. Nechemia, if you ever see this message, and you want, please get in touch with me.

(16) Hazra A Mohammed, September 9, 2015 7:48 PM

Very happy to be able to sent out my pray request to the western Wall

Very Pls to be able to get in contact with

(15) Elizabeth, September 9, 2015 7:04 PM

Thank you for sharing!

This story is so encouraging...and today I needed to hear it!!

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