When Life Imitates (Old Rabbi) Art

Bear with me--this blog post might be a little hard to follow. It exists simultaneously in a couple of different time periods. I began with the intention of making an amusing observation and ended up on an entirely different path. I'll try to explain as I go along. This first portion was written about 10 ...

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We Built It. Will They Come?

These are the Torah portions which try men's souls. Or women's. Or really anyone who attempts to find some kind of relevance in parsha after parsha, column after mind numbing column, of what can only be accurately be described as IKEA directions for some product called Tåbernacłe. You have to wonder--when the Israelites had finished ...

All About Eve

Once in a while, current events line up perfectly with the week’s Torah portion. So even though sometimes it feels like we’re approaching the end of civilized life, we actually find some parallels in the story of creation, which we read this week in Parshat Breisheet, comprised of the very first chapters of the Torah. ...

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