Monthly Archives: October 2012

Vayera: Speaking truth and questioning the power

Speaking truth to power takes chutzpah. Questioning that the power really resides in who you’re speaking to takes it to a whole other level. In this week’s parasha, Abraham speaks truth to God. God has decided to destroy Sodom and … Continue reading

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Lech l’cha – famine of the soul

I love to travel.  Plane, train, car, ferry, it doesn’t matter; I just love going places.  But. I like to know where I’m going. I want the destination, even if only in general terms.  Rarely do I just head off … Continue reading

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Bereshit: In the beginning God created questions

It’s good to be back at the beginning. I love Bereshit, the very beginning of the Torah.    I love the sweeping story, the vast universal themes, the poetry and imagery.   I love beginnings, even if there are two of them.  … Continue reading

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Simchat Torah -a little late, but a lot of dancing

I know this is a little late – the blur of the last few days has made for some holes into which my to-do lists disappear.  Nevertheless, if you did have a chance to dance with the Torah, great!  If … Continue reading

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