An Off Topic Post To Enjoy: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“Off The Derech” Begins: The Tale of the (Not So) Giving Tree: A Life Lessons’ Tale: Genesis 2:15 Bible interpretation is in the eye of the beholder. Amazing scholars versed in ancient Hebrew and other languages search for the bible author’s true intent. Equally impressive are scholars well versed in the many bible commentaries that canContinue reading “An Off Topic Post To Enjoy: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Want To Know About Yourself? Your Opinion On The Story of Abraham & The Binding of Isaac Is Telling: A Ten Commandments’ Story

abraham’s attempted sacrifice of his son isaac at the god’s request is one of the most morally controversial stories in genesis. god instructs abraham to take and sacrifice his son isaac. this was the same son upon which god had already indicated would continue abraham’s legacy. the torah section, in hebrew is referred to theContinue reading “Want To Know About Yourself? Your Opinion On The Story of Abraham & The Binding of Isaac Is Telling: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

A Modern Take on Sodom & Gemorrah and Public School Education: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in each generation, stories are interpreted and re-interpreted to seek meaning. the tale of sodom and gemorrah has had past interpretations. this interpretation is one of present day. what does the tale of sodom and gemorrah have to do with the me too movement? perhaps everything. what does the tale of sodom and gemorrah haveContinue reading “A Modern Take on Sodom & Gemorrah and Public School Education: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

In the Game of Life, You Have To Learn How To Lose To Learn How To Win, Tragedy of Katie Meyer From A Biblical Perspective: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

‘To know Katie was to love Katie. She was larger than life, an incredibly bright shining light on and off the soccer field and for our community. She was a leader in everything she pursued.’ katie meyer memorial fund many wonder how ms. katie meyer made the tragic decision to commit suicide. from the accounts,Continue reading “In the Game of Life, You Have To Learn How To Lose To Learn How To Win, Tragedy of Katie Meyer From A Biblical Perspective: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Unintended Sabbath Goth-Post-Punk-Pop Song? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i’ve got a feeling shlomo halevi alkabetz, a sephardic kabbalist, in the 16th century, penned a love poem to the sabbath. the sabbath was a bride. his poem lecha dodi emerged to become liturgy for friday night shabbat services. to this day all over the world, every friday, lecha dodi is sung to welcome theContinue reading “The Unintended Sabbath Goth-Post-Punk-Pop Song? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Alex, I’ll Take Apologies For $200.00: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“Go now you are forgiven” dispatch recently anointed jeopardy host mike richards’ apology tour has just begun. he is taking time to seek forgiveness for past transgressions. when you are not the right type of person, societal forces such as the media and social media will come after you. in jeopardy’s case, even mr. richards’Continue reading “Alex, I’ll Take Apologies For $200.00: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Was He a God Fella? God, Sarah & Humor: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“I make you laugh, I’m here to … amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny? joe pesci, good fellas was joe pesci goodfellas’ epic scene inspired by the god fella? the torah records a similar scene. perhaps, the henry hill character was inspired by the matriarch sarah. the storyContinue reading “Was He a God Fella? God, Sarah & Humor: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Mankind’s Retelling of the Story of Cain and Abel Is Often Flawed, Why? The Most Important Life Advice You Will Ever Receive: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

And the Lord said to Cain, “Why are you annoyed, and why has your countenance fallen? Is it not so that if you improve, it will be forgiven you? If you do not improve, however, at the entrance, sin is lying, and to you is its longing, but you can rule over it.” ‘ genesis,Continue reading “Mankind’s Retelling of the Story of Cain and Abel Is Often Flawed, Why? The Most Important Life Advice You Will Ever Receive: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Show Me a Sign: Ten Commandments’ School Posting Controversy and Discussion

I saw the sign and it opened up my eyes I saw the sign ace of base recently, the state of north dakota enacted a law providing for the ten commandments to be posted in classrooms. a letter to the editor responded to the law’s enactment at inform.com. ms. deborah seaberg, in her letter, indicatedContinue reading “Show Me a Sign: Ten Commandments’ School Posting Controversy and Discussion”

The State of California’s Unofficial Jewish Ethnic Studies Program: Session II: A Ten Commandments’ Project

rituals can define an ethnic group. this session with discuss the notion of ritual, the origins of rituals, and how a ritual can shape an ethnic community. per merriam webster, a ritual is defined by “the established form for a ceremony or an act.” the jewish people were founded upon ritual. the first central ritualContinue reading “The State of California’s Unofficial Jewish Ethnic Studies Program: Session II: A Ten Commandments’ Project”