Monthly Archives: January 2019

Random Musing Before Shabbat-Beshalakh 5779-Whose Fault Is That?

This one kind of wanders around a bit, never quite getting anywhere. Then again, maybe it does get somewhere. Then again, maybe the whole point is that it doesn’t. Figure it out for yourself. If, from my perspective, the Torah … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Bo 5779–Adayin Ani Keretz

Still I am a Gadfly. Revisiting a musing from 2004, with new insights into myself and the topics at hand. In the Haftarah for parashat Bo, which is from Jeremiah 46:13-28, we read of Egypt’s punishment for her sins. Jeremiah … Continue reading

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Random Musing Before Shabbat–Va’era 5779–Yet Again, Crushed Spirits

[2019] In 2000, I wrote a musing entitled “Crushed Spirits.” I revisited it again in 2007 during the Dubya years. In these Trumpian times it certainly feels like just the right time to visit it again. [2007] This musing is … Continue reading

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