Monthly Archives: March 2011

Random Musing Before Shabbat-Sh’mini/Shabbat Parah 5771-So Say We All

I’m confused.  In the special haftarah for Shabbat Parah which we read this Shabbat, G”d speaks of removing our hearts of stone and replacing them with hearts of flesh. This, G”d says (though the prophet Ezekiel) will cause you to … Continue reading

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Why Would A Developer Fail to Plan Ahead for Firefox 4?

Just a quick blog entry to wonder aloud this question: Why, when Firefox 4 has been in beta for a long time, and the release candidate has been around for a while now, are there so many Firefox Add-ons that … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Purim 5771 – A Purim Ditty

Random Musing Before Shabbat – Purim 5771 Rather than write about Parashat Tzav or Shabbat Zachor this year, I thought I would turn to Purim. This is an extemporaneous piece of writing I worked one earlier this year that I … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat-Vayikra 5771-I’d Like To Bring To Your Attention…

I’ve written before about my problems with the ideas underpinning the Jewish sacrificial system. While I accept the idea that human beings can and do make mistakes, you have to wonder a bit about a system that is complex (and … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat – Pekude/Shabbat Sh’kalim 5771 – Ideas worth Re-Examining

I really wanted to write about something I came across in the regular haftarah for parashat Pekude but I am going to have to save the thought for another year, because this Shabbat is Shabbat Sh’kalim, and we read a … Continue reading

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