Monthly Archives: February 2010

Parshat Titzaveh 2010

Summary: The different priestly garments worn by the High Priest are enumerate: 1. The Mitznefet-the turban. Very stylist. Different commentaries have different spins on what it looked like, but a number of them have the bee-hive look. 2. The Ephod-kind … Continue reading

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We don’t control the weather

Everyone now is talking about global warming, whether they are scared of it or think it’s a hoax. I think those who think it’s made up are just making an excuse to do whatever they want without thinking about how … Continue reading

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Purim 2010

Coming soon is every college students’ favorite holiday: Purim.  Purim is the celebration when the Jews were saved from Haman’s decree to wipe out the Jews when the Jewish community living in Persia (Iran) almost 2,500 years ago.  The story … Continue reading

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UC Irvine-It could be your campus

Very few of us want to get involved in politics. Sometimes, politics finds us anyway. I’m not sure how you feel about the Arab-Israeli conflict. It’s irrelevant. What is relevant is the fact that there are kids on college campuses … Continue reading

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Adar is Coming-Get Happy

It’s hard to feel it in your regular job, but when I was working in the Jewish schools there was a certain feeling in the air.  Yes, part of it is that feeling that spring is coming.  But it’s also … Continue reading

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Studying is best for the night

I was just looking in a book I got a long time ago called Entering the Orchard, which is one volume of a 31 volume set of English translations of pieces written by R’ Yosef Hayim of Baghdad, the Ben … Continue reading

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