Monthly Archives: September 2011

Random Musing Before Shabbat – Nitzavimm/Vayelekh 5771 – Reader’s Choice

Call it writers block, or call it laziness. Whatever it is, it compels me to simply offer you this week a list of previous musings for Nitzavim/Vayelekh. I think they’re all worth reading. They represent a cross-section of my evolving … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat-Ki Tavo 5771 – Curse This Parasha!

G”d could take a lesson from the Rambam (Maimonides.) The Rambam extrapolates, from the Torah verse “you shall not curse the deaf” (Lev. 13:14) that Torah was teaching us that the one who curses is a much a concern as … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat – Ki Teitzei 5771 – Metaphorical Parapets

Officials knew the hurricane was coming. They recognized the potential danger it posed for the citizens of their states, counties, cities, towns, villages, etc. Deciding to err on the side of caution, they ordered evacuations, shut down public transit, and … Continue reading

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Random Musing before Shabbat – Shof’tim 5771 Hassagat G’vul-Revisited

It was only five years ago that I wrote this musing on the subject of Hassagat G’vul, the moving of boundaries, and its extrapolation into the modern concepts of intellectual property rights and copyright. With each passing year it seems … Continue reading

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