Monthly Archives: February 2013

Random Musing Before Shabbat-Tetzaveh/Shabbat Zachor/Purim 5773-Fighting Dirty

Parashat Tetzaveh has always been good to me, always inspiring. I’ve written some of my best musings on this parasha (well, at least many of them are personal favorites of mine.) I’m writing new thoughts this year more focused on … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–T’rumah 5773 – Virtual Reality, Real Virtuality, or Really Virtual?

I first wrote a musing on this theme back in 5757 (1997) that I called “Following Instructions.” I  revisited those thoughts in 5762 (2002) and added some new insights I have gleaned to them. I thought it was time to … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Mishpatim 5773 No One Mourns the Wicked

Well, here I am once again, back at Oz. (See last week’s musing and others in my archive to see how it’s a theme that always seems to assert itself.) What brought me, once again, to the land of Oz … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Yitro 5773–From Cheap Theatrics to Impossible Possibilities (Revised and Updated from 5761)

A classic exposure of cheap theatrics: “Pay no attention to the man behind the screen.” Our world is full of wannabe “Totos,” all eager to pull back the curtain, strip away the mask of mystery, and reveal the wizard as … Continue reading

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