Monthly Archives: March 2010

Random Musing before Shabbat – Vayikra 5770-You Can Fool Most of the people Most of the Time

With so many rules to follow, it’s no wonder that G“d expects people to make mistakes. What mere human can keep track of all those rules? And where there’s opportunity, other people will swoop in to take advantage. Perhaps that … Continue reading

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A Two Cents Plain (or Tell Health Insurance Companies to Go Fly a Kite)

Today in the mail I received an invoice from a health insurance carrier. I had discontinued that coverage a while back, and I guess their paperwork was finally catching up. I had already received two invoices from them for regular … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat – Vayakhel-Pekudei 5770 – Corroborative Detail

This being Shabbat HaHodesh, we read a special haftarah, from near the end of the book of Ezekiel. Though part of the Hebrew canon, one can hardly consider Ezekiel’s writings, especially those in the last 9 chapters or so, as … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat – Ki Tisa 5770 – A Fickle Pickle

To paraphrase the song from Finnian’s Rainbow, "When I’m Not Near The G"d I Love…I Love The G"d I’m Near" We are so fickle. When things are going our way, we embrace the things we believe in. When things aren’t … Continue reading

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