Monthly Archives: December 2012

Waiting for the End-Parshat V’Yehi 2012

Everyone should have known by how chilled out all of the descendants of the Maya were in Chiapas that not a thing was going to happen to us last Friday.  I bet all those people who went for that last … Continue reading

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Sticking up for Kim

This video may be going up late but I don’t care.  It needs to be seen.  Kim Kardashian did right by the people of Israel and we need to get her back no matter how late in the game.

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The “Holiday” Experience

Guess what I’m doing today? Substitute teaching, what else! Growing up on Long Island in the 1980’s, I really couldn’t imagine Christmas being a regular day. It really doesn’t matter that I’m Jewish. I grew up in an Italian neighborhood … Continue reading

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Squish Your Kids

I have to speak more as a parent than a rabbi now, because I am personally touched by the events in Connecticut.  Not that I knew anyone who knew anyone who was there, but because I’m a parent.  I’m a … Continue reading

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My Lesson From Being Assaulted-Parshat Miketz 2012

I took getting sucker punched very well.  I don’t just mean by the fact that right after it happened I was walking around, washing up, and attempting to crack jokes despite being covered in my own blood.  I mean the … Continue reading

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Boston College Jews Unite Against Anti-Semitism

I am a little surprised to hear about the recent anti-semitic incidents at Harvard and Northeastern, given the massive amount of Jews at Harvard.  At least when I was in school it was an unbelievable Hillel building and I’m sure … Continue reading

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