Monthly Archives: February 2015

Random Musing Before Shabbat–Tetzaveh 5775–Aharon’s Bells (Revised)

Over 14 years ago, I first told this story, “Aharon’s Bells.” I thought it was time for a little editing and revision, so here it is. Aharon’s Bells “Ima, what is that sound?”“Hush, little one, go to sleep.”“But Ima, I … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–T’rumah 5775–Dis Legomenon Driving Me Crazy, Mon!

Of all the things to get fixated upon when reading through the haftarah for parashat T’rumah: הַיָּצִועַ [הַיָּצִיעַ] הַתַּחְתֹּנָה חָמֵשׁ בָּֽאַמָּה רָחְבָּהּ וְהַתִּֽיכֹנָה שֵׁשׁ בָּֽאַמָּה רָחְבָּהּ וְהַשְּׁלִישִׁית שֶׁבַע בָּֽאַמָּה רָחְבָּהּ כִּי מִגְרָעוֹת נָתַן לַבַּיִת סָבִיב חוּצָה לְבִלְתִּי אֲחֹז בְּקִירוֹת הַבָּֽיִת: … Continue reading

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A Koshersoul Response To the Producers of “Kosher Soul”

Originally posted on Afroculinaria:
A Letter to Ish Entertainment and the Producers of “Kosher Soul”: I got a tweet Monday night I should probably pass on to you: “@koshersoul tv show look soooo funny #koshersoul” The Tree of Life by…

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Random Musings Before Shabbat–Mishpatim 5775–Revisiting Situational Ethics

11 years ago, I visited the topic of situational ethics, relating it to parashat Mishpatim. I thought it might be a good time to revisit and revise those words. A May 2014 Gallup poll revealed that 28% of Americans believe … Continue reading

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Random Musings Before Shabbat–Yitro 5775–Recycle Bin

No excuses, no apologies. I just didn’t get to it this week. So here’s a list to previous musings on parashat Yitro I hope you find of interest. Shabbat Shalom, Adrian Yitro 5774 – The Rest of the Ten Commandments … Continue reading

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