Monthly Archives: February 2017

Random Musing Before Shabbat–Mishpatim 5777-Why I’m Still Not Unplugging on the National Shabbat of Unplugging Next Week

This year’s National Shabbat of Unplugging is not this Shabbat, but next Shabbat, Shabbat T’rumah. The reminders of this year’s Shabbat of Unplugging” keep popping up on Facebook and elsewhere, and every so often, I comment with a link to … Continue reading

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Random Musings Before Shabbat–Yitro 5777–Holy Seeds Don’t Produce Identical Plants

Authenticity in Judaism is a hotly debated subject. Sadly, I have often found the debate to be rather one-sided. Though I have heard liberal critique of orthodox and traditional practice, I can’t recall any such critique labeling orthodox Jewish practice … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Beshalakh 5777–Moshe’s Musings (Revised and Expanded from 5760)

Dear Diary: It’s been a few days since I’ve had a chance to find the time to write. So much has happened. As I wrote last time, He did this terrible thing as he had told me he would, and … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Bo 5777–Good Loser (Revised from 5763)

  Last week, I gave Pharaoh a hard time about some things. (I also gave G”d a hard time.) This week, a chance to find something redeemable about Pharaoh. Oh, that nasty, evil Pharaoh. Yeah, you know, the one that … Continue reading

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