Monthly Archives: April 2015

Random Musing Before ShabbatTazria-Metzora 5775–Singing a Song of Leprosy Again

Those of you who know me well know that I have a penchant for working to redeem the so-called irredeemable texts. These misogynist, bloody, and questionably unethical texts abound in our sacred literature. In my musing for this parasha in … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat-Sh’mini 5775- Vayyidom Aharon (Calm In a Crisis Revisited)

Sandwiched quietly between descriptions of sacrificial rituals and the dietary laws, following that awful incident-the toasting of Nadav and Avihu, those crispy critters about whom I have written  great deal over the years, we find some great examples of how … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–April 11, 2015-Cop Out

Yep, that’s what this is. It’s a cop out. I’m finding yet another excuse to not write a new musing for this Shabbat. Last week it was Pesakh and my 60th birthday. This week it’s the question of the variation … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat-Passover 5775-Day Off

The title of this musing is literal. Not only is tonight the first night of Pesakh (Passover) but today is also my 60th birthday. So I’m taking the day off, Here’s a selection of previous Pesakh-related musings: A zissen (sweet) … Continue reading

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