Monthly Archives: August 2014

Random Musing Before Shabbat–Shoftim 5774–Signifying Nothing

מַה נָּאווּ עַל הֶהָרִים רַגְלֵי מְבַשֵּׂר מַשְׁמִיעַ שָׁלוֹם מְבַשֵּׂר טוֹב מַשְׁמִיעַ יְשׁוּעָה אֹמֵר לְצִיּוֹן מָלַךְ אֱלֹהָיִךְ How welcome upon the mountains are the footsteps of the herald, announcing happiness, heralding good fortune, announcing victory,telling Zion, “Your God is King!” The … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Re’eh 5764–Our Own Gifts

I had planned to offer a new musing this week from my new home, but life interfered and after a week preparing for the start of a new school year at my new school, G”d decided to test me with … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Eikev 5774 (Redux 5773) -The Hills Are Alive

I’ve been in my new apartment for two days. The Cox installer just left and yay, now I have internet again. The gas finally got turned on too, so I have hot water. Well, I did – for about 5 … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Va’etkhanan 5774–Sometimes a Cigar… (revised 5764)

Given the pressures of my impending move (the movers come on Monday) I thought about just once again sharing my (regularly updated and revised) musing from 5758, The Promise (which I have shared at least a half dozen times over … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat– D’varim/Hazon 5774-Redux 5766-Refractory Recalcitrant Recidivists

I’m in the midst of preparations for my relocation back to the east coast in just over another week, so forgive me if I offer a retread musing for this Shabbat. D’varim/Shabbat Hazon 5771/5766Refractory Recalcitrant Recidivists So, before the mournful … Continue reading

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