Monthly Archives: October 2011

Noah: Who’s sorry now?

One of my favorite musicals is “Children of Eden”, by Stephen Schwartz.   It is a rarely performed show; in fact, it’s never actually been on Broadway.   Schwartz is well known for writing the music and lyrics for such hits as … Continue reading

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Bereshit : Image and Likeness

I know we’re not supposed to have favorites, but I have to admit this is one of, if not my most, favorite sections of the Torah:  the beginning.   Every word is fodder for commentary, perhaps moreso than the rest of … Continue reading

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Sukkot and Pete Seeger

My son has just started reading Animal Farm for school.  He read me the passage above, and I marveled at how apropos it was, as I was just starting to write down some ideas about Sukkot and Kohelet, or Ecclesiastes, … Continue reading

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