Monthly Archives: January 2013

Random Musings Before Shabbat–Beshalakh 5773 – Moshe’s Musings (Revised 5760)

Dear Diary: It’s been a few days since I’ve had a chance to find the time to write. So much has happened. As I wrote, He did this terrible thing as he had told me he would, and struck down … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Bo 5763 – Dear G”d…Love, Pharaoh

I was raised to believe I was a god. I knew, in reality, that I was a mere mortal, yet my office demanded that I keep up the pretense. My people needed to believe in me. I’ll admit I’m not … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Va’era 5773 – Let Our People Go/Rendezvousing With Rama

This week’s musing is in two parts. The first is an unabashedly moral and political screed. The second is a question of 1,2,or 3. Let Our People Go Each of the tragic shootings that have occurred over the past decades … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Sh’mot 5773–Wicked, Wonderful Moral Ambiguities

You never know who is watching. That’s one rationale for acting appropriately for doing rightly, justly. For doing a mitzvah. However, we are often taught that the highest good deeds, the highest mitzvah, is one done privately, without anyone knowing. … Continue reading

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