Monthly Archives: September 2013

Random Musing Before Shabbat–B’reisheet 5774–Toldot Adrian

Just two years ago, I wrote a musing entitled The Unified Field Theorem of the Twelve Steps. Nevertheless, I wanted to return to the same basic topic, which skirts around the intersection of science and religion. I started that musing … Continue reading

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Random Musings Before Shabbat–Hol HaMoeid Sukkot Sukkot III 5774–Godot is Waiting for the Bald Soprano at the Zoo

People argue over the message of Qohelet (Ecclesiastes) which we read during Sukkot. Scholars are all over the map when it comes to what the overall message and theme of Qohelet is. Let’s face it, it’s a head-scratcher. One does … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Yom Kippur 5774–Blanket Apologies II

Nine years ago I wrote a Yom Kippur musing on the subject of blanket electronic apologies. In technology terms, that’s ancient history already.  If such sentiments were rampant nine years ago, considering all the technological and social media changes we’ve … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat-Ha’azinu/Shabbat Shuvah 5774-5774: A Torah Odyssey

A sampling from Ha’azinu: Speaking of the Israelites, Moshe has G”d saying: I will sweep misfortunes upon them,Use up My arrows on them:Wasting famine, ravinging plague,Deadly pestilence, and fanged beastsWill I let loose against them.(Deut 32:23-24, new JPS) And this … Continue reading

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