Monthly Archives: August 2015

Ki Tetzei: Moses and Gene Kelly

Remember at the beginning of Singin in the Rain, when Gene Kelly is recalling how he got started in show business? With Donald O’Conner by his side, he says, with a straight face, that the bywords of his life were, “Dignity.  … Continue reading

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Shofetim: Faith and Law

“When he [the King]  is seated on his royal throne, he shall have a copy of this Teaching written for him on a scroll….let it remain with him and let him read in it all his life, so that he … Continue reading

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Re’eh: Blessings and Curses

Hello, again. It’s been a while, hasn’t it?  I sort of dropped out for a while, stopped writing weekly, stopped blogging, stopped writing anything but my paid monthly column in the Chicago JUF News.  I’m sorry I didn’t make some … Continue reading

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