Author Topic: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video  (Read 938 times)

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Found this on groupon.

This is a frum guy who is running this operation.

Order a kvittel (personal prayer) placed into the Kotel and get a picture/video of your prayer being placed into the wall.

Here is the groupon: https://www.groupon.com/deals/my-jerusalem-prayer

The groupon is for 3 day delivery. If you don't need it that quickly, you can get a cheaper plan on their site

They also have an instagram page MYJERUSALEMPRAYER which has some very cool pictures and videos of things that happen at the kotel

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #1 on: September 19, 2019, 07:23:01 AM »
Found this on groupon.

This is a frum guy who is running this operation.

Order a kvittel (personal prayer) placed into the Kotel and get a picture/video of your prayer being placed into the wall.

Here is the groupon: https://www.groupon.com/deals/my-jerusalem-prayer

The groupon is for 3 day delivery. If you don't need it that quickly, you can get a cheaper plan on their site

They also have an instagram page MYJERUSALEMPRAYER which has some very cool pictures and videos of things that happen at the kotel

Looks like your advertising this ?? LOL

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #2 on: September 19, 2019, 09:38:48 AM »
I find such an idea mildly disturbing.
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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #3 on: September 19, 2019, 12:52:15 PM »
I find such an idea mildly disturbing.
why? Itís a service. Besides for the fact that I think u can get a note placed there for free on the Kosel website https://english.thekotel.org/kotel/send_note/

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #4 on: September 19, 2019, 01:29:45 PM »
why? Itís a service. Besides for the fact that I think u can get a note placed there for free on the Kosel website https://english.thekotel.org/kotel/send_note/

There are other places which do it for free as well.
But I am not aware of other places which provide pictures and/or videos of the prayer

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #5 on: September 19, 2019, 01:30:26 PM »
Reported this to Groupon. Hope they take it down.

Thanks for the heads up!

What makes you think that this is worthy to be reported to groupon?

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #6 on: September 19, 2019, 01:44:51 PM »
I see thid as no different than the guy who tried to sell his olam habah on eBay.

Even though technically a service is being provided here, the money is paying someone to do something religious for you, which has the markings of a scam.
How is this a scam? He is delivering what he is selling. He's not forcing anyone to use his service. This could be pretty useful for someone who would want to do such a thing.

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #7 on: September 19, 2019, 01:50:30 PM »
I see thid as no different than the guy who tried to sell his olam habah on eBay.

Even though technically a service is being provided here, the money is paying someone to do something religious for you, which has the markings of a scam.

This is very different

And maybe you should go ask a ROV before you go and do something to harm another Yid's parnassa

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #8 on: September 19, 2019, 01:52:55 PM »
This is very different

And maybe you should go ask a ROV before you go and do something to harm another Yid's parnassa
are you the one doing this?

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #9 on: September 19, 2019, 02:03:44 PM »
He is a very good friend of mine and I offered to post here on his behalf.

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #10 on: September 19, 2019, 02:04:54 PM »
Regardless of who it is, can someone please explain to me the halachic justification for trying to get a yid's listing removed off of groupon (or anywhere else)?

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #11 on: September 19, 2019, 02:05:51 PM »
Regardless of whether who it is, can someone please explain to me the halachic justification for trying to get a yid's listing removed off of groupon (or anywhere else)?
2 wrongs dont make a right but you should not be advertising for free here.........

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #12 on: September 19, 2019, 02:06:17 PM »
Regardless of whether who it is, can someone please explain to me the halachic justification for trying to get a yid's listing removed off of groupon (or anywhere else)?
There is none. Unless it's stealing, which it isn't. Just plain foolishness.

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #13 on: September 19, 2019, 02:24:47 PM »
Can we back up here? What exactly is the problem with this?? Someone is offering a service of placing a note into the wall and offering to either take a picture or video to prove that he did it. Whatís the problem?

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Re: Groupon: Personal Kvitel (prayer note) placed into the Kotel with Pic/Video
« Reply #14 on: September 19, 2019, 04:17:48 PM »
Can we back up here? What exactly is the problem with this?? Someone is offering a service of placing a note into the wall and offering to either take a picture or video to prove that he did it. Whatís the problem?
There doesn't seem to be a problem, good for the guy behind this, let him make a few bucks.
  If it's really meaningful for someone to have a note placed in the wall then so be it pay x amount for the kvitel.
    Since an average person is not flying out to Israel to put a kvitel inside the wall, here you have a service which charges and places the note in the wall for you.
  See no problem, noones forcing anyone to buy this, but to go and report and rat this guy out seems very sad, disappointing for someone to go and do that.
   Unfortunate that someone would do such a thing, even if someone did report it why post it publicly? 😞
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