Monthly Archives: October 2009

Random Musings Before Shabbat–Lekh Lekha 5770 Revisiting the Ten Percent Solution

Just 6 years ago I wrote a musing for this parasha entitled "Lekh Lekha 5764–Ma’aseir Mikol–The Ten Percent Solution."  As my thoughts continue to evolve on what Judaism’s future might look like, I thought this topic was worth revisiting.Six years … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat – Noakh 5770 Don’t Ham It Up

Nu, what would you do if you saw your father, drunk, sitting naked around the house? You could tell someone, or you could do something to preserve your father’s dignity. Woe unto Ham, for he did not stop to cover … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat – Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah 5770 – Circles Can Bite You In The Tuchis

It’s not often I get (or choose ) to write about the Torah readings for Shemini Atzeret, so while I have the opportunity, I’ll take it (even though these same passages will come around as part of the regular cycle … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat-Sukkot I 5770-Fire and Rain

I have written many times about the inherent tensions in Judaism. It seems we need them to be a part of our faith, our understandings, our practices. So much so, that when there is no apparent tension, it appears the … Continue reading

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