Creation, Creators and Humanity: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

creators are now in vogue. on the internet, there are groups of people who label themselves as “content creators.” we love creators. we have the ultimate creator, the master of the universe, who made a planet for our enjoyment. likewise, we have creators who bring us entertainment, understanding, and technology, that improve our lives. humanity’sContinue reading “Creation, Creators and Humanity: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

God Gave Israel To The World, Not Imperialism: A Ten Commandments’ Story

sometimes, individuals pontificate their beliefs and advocacy with little understanding of history. the following is a perfect example. blm co-founder ms. patrisse cullors is quoted with the following: ‘palestine is our generation’s south africa,’ she told the students. ‘if we don’t step up boldly and courageously to end the imperialist project that’s called israel, we’re doomed.’ dailymailContinue reading “God Gave Israel To The World, Not Imperialism: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

Strap On Your Aluminum Foil Hat For A Meshuganah Theory About the Tenth Plague: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“moses said, “so said the lord, at the dividing point of the night, i will go out into the midst of egypt, and every firstborn in the land of egypt will die, from the firstborn of pharaoh who sits on his throne to the firstborn of the slave woman who is behind the millstones, andContinue reading “Strap On Your Aluminum Foil Hat For A Meshuganah Theory About the Tenth Plague: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

No Dojo For You! The People Even Mr. Miyagi Couldn’t Save: Promised Land Syndrome: A Ten Commandment’s Tale

our resident sensei, mr. myagi, is all about having a foundation. he is all about not giving into fear. as mr. miyagi has expoused, one must conquer their fear and remember their roots which will lead to success. a pivotal moment in the ten commandments’ story was all about fear. moses was preparing the jewishContinue reading “No Dojo For You! The People Even Mr. Miyagi Couldn’t Save: Promised Land Syndrome: A Ten Commandment’s Tale”

The “One Day” When God Was Happy: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

god envisioned the impaired to play a big part of his plan. moses, who was speech impaired, was asked to be god’s spokesperson to free his people from bondage. moses, despite god’s assurances, was reluctant. to accommodate moses, god added his moses’ brother aaron to assist. moses’ fear held him back. perhaps, after moses, godContinue reading “The “One Day” When God Was Happy: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Critical God Theory: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“sometimes i lay under the moon and thank god i’m breathin’then i pray, “don’t take me soon ’cause i am here for a reason.”” matisyahu, one day arguably, the torah’s most important exchange occurs when moses is tasked by god to free the hebrew slaves. at this point, moses expresses doubt he is up forContinue reading “Critical God Theory: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Passover for the Rest of Us? Remembrance of The World’s Pandemic Year: An Opportunity Lost?

passover celebration focuses in part on the remembrance of ten plagues. the focal plague was the tenth plague, the death of the first-born egyptians. the thousands of year old celebration of passover is to be held annually for all eternity. the celebration include the seder which is the retelling of the tale. as it isContinue reading “The Passover for the Rest of Us? Remembrance of The World’s Pandemic Year: An Opportunity Lost?”

A Great UCLA Alumni Who Helped Save the Modern State of Israel: He Also Had A Symbolic Impact: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

on 3/3/21, the ucla student government passed a resolution on alleging that the israeli government is committing “ethnic cleansing” against the palestinians. jewishjournal.com rather than discuss the current ucla student government’s actions, i would like to take the time to celebrate a late and great ucla alumni who helped found the state of israel. heContinue reading “A Great UCLA Alumni Who Helped Save the Modern State of Israel: He Also Had A Symbolic Impact: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Sukkot on Passover? Using One Holiday To Save Another

with covid-19, still an issue, passover celebrations in 2021, have taken on a new dynamic. with many areas of the world still practicing social distancing and prohibiting outdoor dining, celebrations such as the seder, a family, friend and stranger event, has health challenges. the seder tradition, which has been practiced for over a thousand years,Continue reading “Sukkot on Passover? Using One Holiday To Save Another”

Enlightenment vs. En[light]enment: Buddha vs. Moses

siddhattha gotama’s life journey of discovery led him to a profound moment: a name was announced. moses’ life journey of discovery also led him to a moment in which a name was announced. for siddhattha gotama, the name was “buddha.” he took on and became the “buddha.” buddha, in translation, can mean the “enlightened one”Continue reading “Enlightenment vs. En[light]enment: Buddha vs. Moses”