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His name is Nissim – which means miracles in Hebrew. An apt description of his life.
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June 13, 2009
June 16, 2013 4:36 PM
Bonding transcends behavior
The playing field isn't balanced with regard to the bonding influence on children
June 13, 2013 11:04 PM
this video was really emotional for me. I'm a 12 year old girl and my father died in the summer of 2012. In his sleep. I'm glad someone understands me because the way I see it, I still have a father. he is 'still my daddy' even if he's not alive. if you know any kids around my age who need someone to talk to they can email me at email@example.com love to help people in my situation cuz I know how hard it is.
August 6, 2012 7:55 PM
this brings tears to my eyes. i have no parents left--my dad died in 1996b from cancer. and my mom just died on june 16, 2012. from alzeimers. if you have parents left, never take them for granted. say I LOVE YOU to them every day. i wish i did. i loved my parents.
June 12, 2012 10:29 PM
A beautifully touching that brought me to tears.
June 12, 2012 5:20 PM
I love you Daddy
Thanks for letting me celebrate Father's Day with the memories of my Dad still alive in my heart. He returned his soul to Hash-m less than two years ago after a 5 year battle with CLL.My dad one of my greatest heroes and my best friend. I think of him every day and try to emulate his great kindness, generosity and ahavas Yisreol. May his memory be for a blessing and may we merit the geulah shelmah without any more delay.
June 12, 2012 3:23 PM
David, thank you for honouring fathers. So many men are down-trodden today and we need to tell them our appreciation. Beautiful song and photography
August 3, 2011 12:05 AM
My Dad my Best Friend, Parents
This Brought tears to my eyes and know how much i miss him wish he were here with me now and wish that people that go to other countrys dont have to separate think well before you Marry and Marry someone from the same country that your parents Live they should live to 120 years but you have to take advantage almost every moment to be with them enjoy them for there company most that you can. Tommorow will be gone and you cant bring it back think about it. Appreciate what you got now. Go on make that phone call put pride on the side or go see them take the plane if necessary dont notice the money your personal Vacation can wait or take them with you.
We went everywhere together i cant complain we had a good time we laughed Joked he has taught me all his knowledge and would always correct me when i was wrong. I am grateful to G-d to have such a wonderful caring Loving Father and Mother Thank you Mom & Dad How i wish you were here in this country!!! I miss you!!
April 29, 2011 9:23 PM
This brought tears to my eyes. I miss my DAD.
January 2, 2011 10:25 PM
its been over 12 years since you returned to Hashem's loving arms. I miss you more and more everyday. I will always remeber and cherish the wolderful times we had together and all the important things you taught me about life.
I will love and miss you till it is my turn to join you in Hashem's loving arms
October 27, 2010 12:48 AM
touching video.i can only hope that my son remembers me with happiness and thoughts oflove
Sheila Silver Halet,
June 24, 2010 5:59 PM
In 1991 My Daddy died at age 78 after an 11 year struggle with cancer. Not a day goes by that I don't remember him and my house is a shrine to the wonderful needle and upholstery works of this fine and loving Dad. Daddy - I truly hope there is a Gan Eden for you and Mommy for I miss you both very much,
June 21, 2010 8:58 AM
Yom Tov: This is so incredible gorgeous!!! I lost my father almost two years ago and this piece of art breaths life into me with the memories it invokes!!! I love you! Mordechai
June 21, 2009 2:30 AM
Happy father´s day in the heaven dad. I love you & I miss you.
June 20, 2009 9:14 PM
Happy father´s day in the heaven daddy.
I love you & I miss you.
June 20, 2009 2:55 PM
Will definitely send this to my Dad who I love very dearly and to my husband who is a wonderful father ..... the amazing men in my life .... hope our little boy grows to be just like his Daddy.
June 19, 2009 2:49 PM
Very touching. Well produced.
Enjoyed the vedio. Made me miss my dad who is now in heaven.
June 19, 2009 1:30 PM
My dad died just over a year ago. He is an amazing father. Enjoy all the time you have with yours.
June 18, 2009 11:04 PM
My father has a rare lung disease, so I''m enjoying evey moment I can with him.
June 18, 2009 8:36 PM
all kinds of daddies make up our world!
June 18, 2009 5:07 PM
Touching, I thank you very much for it.
June 18, 2009 1:56 PM
I watched the video and reflects the same love that makes me remember the love I have for my father who now has Parkinson's disease. Love is the fifth element, in addition to four other elements that are known: water, fire, air and land. Shalom to you
June 18, 2009 7:52 AM
my father is in the last stages of alzheimers, he is still my father.
June 18, 2009 5:30 AM
Very much stil my daddy
Touching, reminded me to give my Daddy overseas a call tonight....
Thank you very much....
June 18, 2009 12:37 AM
The daddy film
Just beutiful and poetic splendid thank you!!!!!!
June 17, 2009 6:43 PM
Good, keep up again.
June 17, 2009 6:16 PM
fatherless Father's Day
What a great film! My father passed away three years ago. He was a scholar, humanitarian, teacher, provider, friend, and a true inspiration to me and everyone who knew him. I, too, am a father, but sadly, our local family court has seen to it that I can not be the father I want to be for my daughter. I pray that this year will be the last year that my beautiful little girl will have a fatherless Father's Day. I hope this film inspires others to learn about how poorly fathers and their children are treated in courts, and will take a stand against judicial abuse inflicted on families by the courts.
June 11, 2013 5:09 PM
Father's adore their children maybe more then mothers
My husband also is a victim of a court system that favors women, even if they are unfit. Our four children still engage their mother even though she is litigious, lies, tried to hit me with a car with our granddaughter in the car while I was a pedestrian, and so much more. Our children still don't get that we have had to put out so many fires created by their mother in order to protect them, and guess what? the orthodox community we are in actually encouraged her to sue us over a false claim our daughters school had! Yeah, that was stress free for our daughter and other 3 children!! Dads get the short end of the stick. I hope our children dont have regrets later in life.
June 17, 2009 5:02 PM
Even when they are gone...
This was precious, and a great reminder of how influential dads are, (even if they are sometimes unaware of it). Dads come in every color, shape and size. I agree with Yakov Lunan. Happy Father's Day to you, too. For Jewish Daddies, every day is Mother's and Father's day, because we find such joy in them.
Thanks for another inspiring reminder!
June 17, 2009 2:24 PM
Nicely done! Reb Yom Tov, kol Hakovod! See you in Israel soon BEZH!
June 17, 2009 1:34 PM
forward it to young generation!!!!
Yakov Lunon/Macabee Martial Arts,
June 17, 2009 9:19 AM
I lost my dad to the Klu Klux Klan when I was only three. I am an African American Orthodox Jew. When I see these films from Aish I am inspired to ask this question: Where are the Etheopian "Daddy's" or the Afican American Daddy's in your films? You ask Jews to never stop careing and to give to their situation, but you do not represent any Jews of color often enough in your presentations. Your media is powerful. I love you so lets keep it real.
Tikun HaOlom... We all have got the privilage of fixing the whole world for the Almighty. So please don't leave any of us out.
June 17, 2009 9:07 AM
Very good. Excelent video y I send me other video more.
June 17, 2009 8:56 AM
just a beautiful little film, thanks.
June 17, 2009 8:33 AM
June 17, 2009 8:15 AM
June 17, 2009 7:56 AM
Happy Abas Day to all
Its a very touching movie. Thank you all of you who took time to keep us inspired and reinforcying us not to forget our dads , grandparents and the ones before us. Shalom to all.
June 17, 2009 7:10 AM
June 17, 2009 6:42 AM
THAT IS SO BEAUTIFUL GOD BLESS YOU SO MUCH AND THANK YOU FOR PUTTING IT ON.
June 17, 2009 6:00 AM
My father died 12 years ago and this clip just reminded me that I really miss him alot. It was like yesterday.
Treasure him while you have him!!
June 16, 2009 11:08 PM
Cherish him always......
What I wouldn't do to have another few minutes with my father......
June 16, 2009 11:26 AM
I didn't know Rabbi Glaser could sing!
Very nice. It's a good thing you had some frum Dads also. I was beginning to be annoyed that there were none. They don't show up till the end. I would have like to see more of them. Maybe a redo, with yeshivishe, heimishe, etc.?
June 16, 2009 10:08 AM
Beautiful. I just called my Dad! Thanks!
Beautiful. I just called my Dad! Thanks!
June 15, 2009 4:19 PM
I saw this last nite and it really touched my heart. I love how you portrayed the love for every kind of "Daddy" there is.
I'm just wondering if that is why I called my father this morning...
Thank you for the inspiration!
June 15, 2009 8:12 AM
The photos were all so lovely. I enjoyed watching the clip. Thank You once again.
June 15, 2009 1:17 AM
Very nice. Enjoyed it
June 14, 2009 4:16 PM
Great Video.. Dave Coleman your the man!!! so is Yom Tov! One love...
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