Viral Photo Causes Kiddush Hashem

It shows an African-American man sleeping on the shoulder of a
Jewish man wearing a yarmulke on the New York subway. Definitely a case
of Kiddush Hashem — the sanctification of God by a Jew who impresses
others with his stellar behavior. The photographer accompanied
the photo with the following caption: “Heading home on the Q train
yesterday when this young African American guy nods off on the shoulder
of a Jewish man. The man doesn’t move a muscle, just lets him stay
there. After a minute, I asked the man if he wanted me to wake the kid
up, but he shook his head & responded, ‘He must have had a long day,
let him sleep. We’ve all been there, right?’ He was still sleeping
soundly when I got off the train 20 minutes later. It was a small
gesture, but a kind one. I love New Yorkers!” Charidy, a Lubavitcher
Facebook group that ran the image, noted: “What a wonderful reminder
that every moment is a chance to do something good for another person.
And not only that, but inspire the others around us with our small but
powerful actions.” The truth is, the guy on the right looks a lot less
comfortable than the guy on the left, but then nobody said that Kiddush
Hashem was comfortable? by:

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