Tag Archives: noah

Noah vs The Sweet Meteor of Death

It’s been a long time, way too long since I posted.  I missed you guys.  But what a College Rabbi parshah did I pick to come back.  Noah is one of the most controversial figures in all of Tanakh (the … Continue reading

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Why Me, Inc. is not a 501(c)(3)

I’m finding Me, Inc. to be an enjoyable read, and while I’d like to finish it I think for my purposes I’ve read enough to say what I have to say.  I have little to offer in the way of critique … Continue reading

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Noah-The Review

There’s no question by the producers’ own admission that they took liberties with the Noah narrative in the new movie. My critique. Continue reading

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Bill O’Reilly, Check Your Facts!

Killing Jesus: did Bill O’Reilly commit historicide? Continue reading

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Hitchens Doesn’t Understand Jews

Poor Hitchens. He didn’t find out he was Jewish until it was very late for him to actually find out what that meant. Didn’t stop him from writing like he did know. A critique of G-d is not Great.

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Book Review: Judaism and Christianity: A Contrast

I’m proud to say that my colleague and friend R’ Stuart Federow has just released his long awaited book Judaism and Christianity: A Contrast.  I want to wish him a hearty mazal tov on joining the ranks of Shakespeare, Stephen King, … Continue reading

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Book Review-Control the Crazy by Vinny G

<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/lNbO4ToPT2Q” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> I was intrigued.  A lot of Hollywood types write all kinds of things but not many of them do self-help books and Vinny G is definitely on the low side of the list of … Continue reading

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Book Review-The Cosmic Landscape

The Cosmic Landscape   Balanced, well-written, and informative.  Most books can’t claim all three things, especially if the author says up front that it is a polemical work.  Leonard Susskind (ha Leonard) did just that.  Of all of the science … Continue reading

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Book Review-Jews for Nothing

Although clearly dated, this 1984 Jewish classic written by Ahroni Dov Fisch is must-read.  It gives a very broad overview of the problem of Jewish alienation, where it had led to up to its publication date, and some suggestions about … Continue reading

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