With parsha Vayechi, we end the book of Bereishis (aka Genesis). It feels just like yesterday we were at Rosh Hashanah closing in on the end of the Torah. As […]
It was almost a month ago when I noticed a woman wearing a bright yarmulke as I pulled into the parking lot of my usual Starbucks. I’m not going to […]
This week Ben is doing a video blog. If you’d like to read more on unity, click here.
First off, let me wish a meaningful journey to Ben, as he spends the next three months in Jerusalem. To say I am envious would be an understatement. It’s amazing how […]
The story of Purim has drama, suspense, nudity, plot twists, and drinking. So much drinking. But despite all that craziness and tomfoolery it’s actually a troubling story of how a society […]
There are times when posts just come to me… flow out of me with great ease. There are days when I struggle to come up with something I think is […]
Recently I was at a friend’s house for Shabbos dinner. And even though it was a Shabbos dinner, the crowd wasn’t particularly observant. Some guests drove there. One person checked their phone. And […]