Monthly Archives: October 2018

Random Musing Before Shabbat–Vayeira 5779—(Redux 5760) From the “Journal of Lot” – Part II

A prolonged bout with a cold, now turned into bronchitis, has been draining my energy and alertness, so, with apologies, I offer this recycled musing from 1999. Random Musings Before Shabbat – Vayera 5760- From the “Journal of Lot” – … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Noah 5779—The Loud, Large Voice

Warning: another one of my truly random musings. No destination in mind, so it went where it went. Go ahead. Read it. Read the Haftarah for parashat Noakh, from Isaiah. Here’s a link to the text in Hebrew and English … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Lekh Lekha 5779—Here’s a How-De-Do

As someone who regularly works to help people understand that the Bible is not a history textbook, I can find myself awfully caught up in trying to figure out historical and similar puzzles presented to us by the text.One such … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–B’reishit 5779—From Chava’s Faith to Fan Fiction

I started writing these weekly musings in 5757 – late 1996. Within a few years, my life had turned upside down. Though, in hindsight, I can view the rejection of my candidacy for rabbinical school at HUC-JIR in the mid-90s … Continue reading

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