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Fastest Time To Observe The 10 Commandments With One Hand Behind Back

01:49 United States

Gregor Erlich observed the Ten Commandments in 49.59 seconds with one hand behind his back. Erlich set the record at the Dawn Festival in San Francisco, California. Dan Rollman and Debbie Hampton were present as witnesses. #DF01

Largest Havdalah Gathering

05:13 United States

Richard Gordon and other attendees of the BBYO International Convention 2012 gathered for a Havdalah service. The group consisted of of 876 teens, 105 adult members of staff and guests Some attendees included a Holocaust survivor, musicians, BBYO teen members from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Canada, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom and the United States. BBYO alumni and staff from all across the world and at all levels of the organization were also present at the event.

Most Curly Haired People In A Photograph

United States

16 curly haired members of the Reboot organization posed together for a photograph, a new world record. The photo was taken on June 7, 2009 in Park City, Utah. Larry Smith was present as a witness. tag:RecordSetterBook01

Most Jewish Delis Named In One Minute

01:15 United States

Demonstrating his encyclopedic knowledge of Jewish delis, David Sax names 30 of them in just one minute, a new universal record. Sax showed tremendous focus while setting the record, ignoring an obnoxious heckler who kept yelling, “Carnegie!” He performed the feat on February 11, 2009 at a World Record Appreciation Society event held in New York City. Corey Henderson was present to document the feat and count the names. DELIS NAMED: Liebman’s, Loeser’s, Lansky’s, Fine and Shapiro, Zabar’s, Artie’s, Carnegie, Stage, Katz’s, Second Avenue Deli, Ben’s, Sarge’s, Gottlieb’s, Adelman’s, Mill Basin, Caplansky’s, Kat’z, Coleman’s, Center Street, Schwartz’s, Main, Smoked Meat Pete, Snowdon Deli, Nate ’n Al’s [#WRAS03][] tag:RecordSetterBook01

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