Monthly Archives: March 2013

JVO Question: Is there such a thing as Jewish race memory?

Question: Is there such a thing as a Jewish race memory? I have what seems to be an overwhelming identity with Jewishness, yet I was not born a Jew in any sense. My father was the son of a Jewish … Continue reading

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Hands off the Big Gulp!

Rabbis shouldn’t encourage gluttony, and I’m not.  I would never tell anyone to go pound a 32oz and certainly not a 64oz Coke, not as a rabbi and not as someone who considers themselves relatively fit.  I can definitely bench … Continue reading

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30 Days before the Festival

Everyone I know, Jew and Gentile alike, can’t stand how Christmas has become a two month celebration starting basically right after Halloween.  It’s OD.  For almost a solid month some radio stations play nothing but Christmas music, though I noticed … Continue reading

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Causes-The Virtual Golden Calf

What I am about to say is somewhat objectionable, but that’s fine.  Anyone who doesn’t want their sensibilities challenged a bit is probably not going to read a Torah web site anyway.  I’m not saying everyone who does wants it, … Continue reading

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