Monthly Archives: September 2014

The College Rabbi Audits A Social Media Strategies Class

I am apologizing in advance to Dr. Jacqueline Vickery for doing this specifically to her class.  Since I “met” her some time ago on Twitter, ever since I had to explain to her that the Rambam was Maimonides (like I … Continue reading

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Shanah Tova Rabbi Style

Rosh HaShanah is a serious time.  It is the Day of Judgement for the world, and I wouldn’t say the world is holding in such a great place either.  Nonetheless there is a happy aspect to it, since we are … Continue reading

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Deadmau5 Has a Potty Mouth…And a Point

Deadmau5 is IMHO a rare breed.  Not only is he a talented musician but he’s developed a cult of personality as well.  Quite frankly he’s one of just a handful of musicians that have debuted post-2000 that I have really … Continue reading

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9/11’s Bar Mitzvah

Numbers are very significant in Judaism and the number 13 very much so.  13 is the number that signifies maturity and adulthood.  G-d’s attributes of mercy, both those formulated in Exodus 34:6-7 and in Micah 7, are formulated in terms … Continue reading

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Birthright: Come See For Yourself!

As bad as the 4000+ rockets that were fired into Israel during Operation Protective Edge were for Israel, the PR war arguably took a worse toll on it.   Jews all over the world suffered collateral damage for “Israeli aggression” … Continue reading

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Inreach at Club Orthodox

I wish I could say that I involve myself with college students because everything is cool in the Orthodox community and that we are having no issues with retention.  This is unfortunately not true and a lot of ink has … Continue reading

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