Category : Rabbi’s Thoughts

  • Hyperdrive sesnsations

    Posted ‍‍ל אב ה תשעח - Aug 11th, 2018 By in Rabbi's Thoughts With | Comments Off

    If you have ever seen any of the more popular science fiction television shows or movies of the past few decades (think Star Trek and Star Wars and their innumerable sequels and prequels), than you can probably summon up in your minds eye the image of what happens when a spaceship engages its “hyperdrive”–faster-than-light travel– …

  • Discontent

    Posted ‍‍יא אב ה תשעח - Jul 23rd, 2018 By in Rabbi's Thoughts With | Comments Off

    With apologies to William Shakespeare’s Richard III, “Now is the summer of my discontent…..” Yes, I know that I have yanked that phrase out of its context and muddled Gloucester’s meaning, but the phrase captures so perfectly the emotional climate I have been experiencing these past few months: discontent…sadness…..despair….anger….vexation. Some of it has been occasioned …

  • “Who opens the eyes of the blind…”

    Posted ‍‍ח אייר ה תשעח - Apr 23rd, 2018 By in Rabbi's Thoughts With | Comments Off

    Facebook…Google…Twitter…Apple….Amazon… Not a day goes by that any or all of these tech giants are not in the news, often in connection with troubling allegations about their abuse of the trust we place in them when we opt to make use of their sophisticated technologies that, in so many ways, make our lives easier. With …

  • Door #1 or Door #2?

    Posted ‍‍יג אדר ב' ה תשעח - Feb 28th, 2018 By in Rabbi's Thoughts With | Comments Off

    This year the month of March is book-ended by two Jewish holy days: Purim (Feb. 28/March 1) and Passover (Mar. 30 – April 7). The biblical books which explain the origins of both holidays present radically different understanding of the role of human agency in contending with existential threats to the well-being of the Jewish …

  • “Take me out to the ballgame…”

    Posted ‍‍ו שבט ה תשעח - Jan 22nd, 2018 By in Rabbi's Thoughts With | Comments Off

    How do we know that God is a fan of baseball? Because the Torah clearly states that the world was created “In the Big Inning!” If you, too, are a fan of baseball, especially of the variety practiced by the Boston Red Sox, have we got news for you!! Thanks to the generosity of our …

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