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The Ferris Wheel Of Life

9 Adar 5777 – March 6, 2017
Purim teaches us that life is like a Ferris wheel – one moment you can be on top, and suddenly you are at the bottom.

Who’s Got You?

10 Shevat 5777 – February 6, 2017
Is there a precedent in the thousands of years since Jews accepted the Torah where there was such a widespread disdain of working?

Penny-Wise And Pound-Foolish

9 Tevet 5777 – January 6, 2017
There is no guarantee that being "pound-wise" will extend our lives, but medical science insists that it helps.

Embracing Our Personal Chanukahs

6 Kislev 5777 – December 5, 2016
Throughout life, we will face many extremely difficult challenges - custom-made Chanukahs that Hashem tailored for us.

The Bane Of Evil Speech

4 Heshvan 5777 – November 4, 2016
Pure evil speech is a weapon of mass destruction...

My Wisdom Tooth

5 Tishri 5777 – October 7, 2016
We tend to take our routine abilities for granted.

Taking Care Of Grave Business

30 Av 5776 – September 2, 2016
This can, to some extent, be achieved by having a will, letting your loved ones know where you are to be buried, and advising them of your assets and where to locate them.

Home Sweet Home?

2 Av 5776 – August 5, 2016
I believe that the up-and-coming generations will not live in the grand single-family homes many of them grew up in.

Learning The Basics

26 Sivan 5776 – July 1, 2016
Even a kindergarten student can understand how the pennies collectively put in the pushka can add to real money that can help a kallah buy linens or feed a family for a week.

Shavuot: A Reminder That We Were All There

27 Iyyar 5776 – June 3, 2016
Boaz obviously finds it necessary to reassure Rut that no one will hassle or bully her while she is gleaning wheat, and twice he admonishes his field hands not to rebuke or shame her and make her feel threatened in any way.

In Plane View

29 Nisan 5776 – May 6, 2016
I can’t say for sure if my idea would work, but to me it makes sense to fill the plane back to front with the window passengers getting to their seats first, followed by the middle-seaters.

Shidduch Chili: A Recipe For Disaster?

23 Adar II 5776 – April 1, 2016
They werew great girls and were looking for that "winning" dish.

Purim Musings

25 Adar I 5776 – March 4, 2016
"Even when a sharpened sword is placed on your neck, do not give up on Divine Mercy."

Married Or Single: Only The Tallis Will Tell

27 Shevat 5776 – February 5, 2016
The fact is there are so many second-time singles in heimische communities and the numbers sadly are growing each year – to such a degree that several organizations have sprung up to provide networking opportunities and social support.

A Hairy Situation

21 Tevet 5776 – January 1, 2016
Why would it be more “tznuisdik” for me to go to a Shabbat meal in a sheitel when my host thought my own hair was one?

Mindful Praying

25 Kislev 5776 – December 7, 2015
Prayers of thanks make us focus on the reality that we do have it much better than we think we do.

Being Mindful

28 Heshvan 5776 – November 9, 2015
As visible Jews, we have to be vigilant and very mindful of our actions.

Under The Influence?

30 Tishri 5776 – October 12, 2015
Young people tend to be too naive and idealistic to fully fathom the implications of their actions.

Making Your Life Matter

20 Elul 5775 – September 4, 2015
Perhaps we need to review, as Jews, what defines success.

Murder By Words

23 Av 5775 – August 7, 2015
What I call verbal terrorism is tragically not rare at all.

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