Monthly Archives: December 2013

Random Musings Before Shabbat – Va’era 5774 – Tomorrow, Again

  It’s been jumping out at me all week and I finally noticed it. Connections to the word “tomorrow.” I spent some time this week cleaning up my rather large collection of mp3 files from years of digitizing cassettes and … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Sh’mot 5774-Pas De Deux

[Watch out. This one took a turn somewhere and went somewhere totally different than I thought it would. There, you are forewarned.] Is it faulty logic? Is it blindness from gender bias? Think about it. Why would Pharaoh order new … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat-Yay’khi 5774- The Puppet’s Unwritten Lament

Hypocrisy abounds.  Here is Joseph, the man responsible for taking away all the land of the Egyptian people and making it Pharaoh’s property (for their own good, of course…) then proclaiming on his death bed that G”d will surely take … Continue reading

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Random Musings Before Shabbat–Vayiggash 5774–We Are Shepherds

Why is it that civilization always seems to be accompanied by uncivilized behavior? Homo sapiens gathering into communities is a strategy that enabled us to survive and thrive as a species. However, with communities came rivalry. With communities came the … Continue reading

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It Really Wasn’t That Bad

Yes, I can be a very tough critic. In fact, I usually am. Yes, I shared my share of snide tweets and comments during the airing of “The Sound of Music – Live” on NBC tonight. I was even a … Continue reading

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