Monthly Archives: October 2014

Lech l’cha: Waiting for a plane

I’m sitting in an airport coffee shop, very early in the morning, waiting for my plane to go back home.  I always think of traveling when I think of “lech l’cha”, of course;  Abraham gets a call from God saying, … Continue reading

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Noach: the power of the Tower

Communication can be a beautiful thing. Too bad it’s so very, very, very hard to do well. And we have this week’s parasha to thank (?) for it. Most people pay attention to the story of Noah, since the parasha … Continue reading

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Bereshit: Creation and closets

It doesn’t get better than this. Ok, I know I say that about a lot of Torah portions, but this? This is the beginning. The genesis of it all. Genesis. The beginning. But where to start…If ever there was a … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur: Endings and beginnings

I didn’t post last week and it feels like a lot longer than that.  But it’s been so busy, that to some extent, I was grateful for the “break”.  One week is long enough…so here we are again. This has … Continue reading

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