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The Jewish Rice Farmer

A day in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand

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The Jewish Rice Farmer: A day in Sakon Nakhon, Thailand

The story of how a nice Jewish boy from Kansas ends up as a rice farmer in Thailand who celebrates his heritage
Far East, The, Chabad-Lubavitch, Judaism, Baal Teshuvah

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Batya Cleburne Texas via JewishTV iOS December 10, 2021

What a beautiful story. I love that he leaves the corners of the field even though he doesn’t have to. It is still a wonderful Mitzvah and he is showing them Torah that they would have never seen if he did not live in Thailand. Baruch HaShem.
“I am HaShem , I have called you with righteousness; I will strengthen your hand; I will protect you ; I will set you for a covenant to the people , for a light TO THE NATIONS! Isa . 42:6 Reply

Anonymous Fort collins July 16, 2019

Enjoyed this very much, thank you.
May you be blessed on all your endeavors. Thank you for your service from another Vet. Reply

Leah Amler Charlotte, NC June 7, 2019

Thank you for sharing this inspirational story of Jew who found his way home and is flourishing. May he and those he loves find blessings and success. Shabat Shalom Shavout Tov. Reply August 21, 2017

I'd love to know if there is a Rabbi in Sakon Nakhon Reply

Anonymous October 26, 2014

Thank you. I found this very inspiring.

Maybe the next part of your journey will be taking a Jewish wife? Just a thought.

Behatzlacha Reply

dolly murley Fair Haven, MIch October 3, 2014

Loved the whole story Loved this story. Loved how it feels to be a Jew. When I was 13 I found out. Much love and Happy New Year. Reply

Leah Amler Charlotte, NC 28211 June 7, 2019
in response to dolly murley:

I on the other hand was raised in a Sephardic and Achkanazi community and thought there was nothing else. How fortunate we both are. Shevuat Tov. Reply

Anonymous September 28, 2014

absolutely love this one!! Chabad Rocks! Reply

Artie Samuel Dobbs Ferry, NY via September 24, 2014

Zevulun in Thailand Awesome video! I should make my next trip to Thailand to visit this righteous rice farmer. The good news is I know i can get kosher food even in faraway lands, and be inspired by the simplicity and universality of Chassidus. Reply

Anonymous Israel September 23, 2014

That was an amazing story! And Kansas City is my old stompin' grounds. But now I live in Israel. Baruch HaShem for Chabad!! Reply

rena g EY September 23, 2014

how amazing and inspiring Seeing a jew who was so far from his heritage, become himself an inspiration and dugma chaya to others is mind-blowing and teaches us all that it's truly never too late. Reply

Anonymous PA September 23, 2014

how amazing- inspiring - shana tova to us all Reply

John Kaplan Pattaya September 23, 2014

A fascinating story. Yasher koach. I hope to pay you a visit one day!

Shanah Tovah. Reply

Jeremy Albaran Minglanilla September 23, 2014

People I realized that all nationalities in the world whatever country they are we're the same Reply

K. Toronto September 22, 2014

"If I'm the only Torah that they see, it's up to me to make sure it's good" Fabulous and inspirational!!

Great video; and so interesting!!

Thank you!! Reply

SKM UK September 22, 2014

Inspirational Thank you so much. Shanah Tovah and Hag Sameach. Your story brought comfort into my soul. You are a wonderful light. Reply

Uri Yitzchak Orlando,Fl,U.S.A September 22, 2014

Your story is amazing. May Hashem bless you in all your endevours Reply

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