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”

A Vision Lesson Old Testament Style

people lose sight of things. they get emotionally charged. they ” their ability to see: to have vision. for the jewish new year, rosh hashonah, a torah story is read. the story is about abraham’s concubine, hagar, and her and abraham’s son, ishmael. in the story, abraham, at the request of his wife sarah, sendContinue reading “A Vision Lesson Old Testament Style”

Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: The Most Important Ten Commandments’ Story of 2021: Part 1

ms. ee lee’s story is by far the most important story of 2021. ms. ee lee’s story should have brought on profound outrage and soul searching to a city and the united states. thus, it will be discussed in detail. ms. lee’s story is so complex that one post is not sufficient. her life, herContinue reading “Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: The Most Important Ten Commandments’ Story of 2021: Part 1”

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”

The Most Important Passage In The Bible

this is my personal choice of the most important bible passage. genesis 3:17, “cursed be the ground for your sake; with toil shall you eat of it all the days of your life. and it will cause thorns and thistles to grow for you, and you shall eat the herbs of the field. with theContinue reading “The Most Important Passage In The Bible”

The Ultimate Parenting Challenge

in the book of genesis, the ultimate parenting challenge was tasked upon rebecca. her parenting challenge was of the highest level of complexity. it was both multigenerational, foundational to nations. and was a “mission from god.” rebecca’s husband isaac had issues. he was the subject of a conflict with his older half-brother, ishmael as toContinue reading “The Ultimate Parenting Challenge”

Can We Learn Morals and Values From Animals?

i have some animal neighbors. they are loud to the point of obnoxious. when you are driving your car and encounter them on the road, they may look at you and play “chicken.” in other words, you need to drive towards them to intimidate them to move. upon further observation, i found something remarkable. theseContinue reading “Can We Learn Morals and Values From Animals?”

Depression, Excuses, Suicide, & The Rolling Stones

“you can’t always get what you want, you can’t always get what you wantbut if you try sometime you find, you get what you need” rolling stones life is not easy. it was never intended to be easy. this is as stated in genesis 3:17, “cursed be the ground for your sake; with toil shallContinue reading “Depression, Excuses, Suicide, & The Rolling Stones”

Should God Be Allowed To Give A Victim’s Impact Statement at a Murder Sentencing? Why Not?

god created humanity. the murder of a human is a loss to god as much as to family and friends. each individual is considered one of god’s children. god is quite experienced in dealing with murderers. the documents that he confronted first first murderer and was forced to deal with the circumstances and implications. itContinue reading “Should God Be Allowed To Give A Victim’s Impact Statement at a Murder Sentencing? Why Not?”