The Unforeseen Consequence of “The Loop”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“Shall I conceal from Abraham what I am doing? genesis 18:17 the vayeira torah portion famously confronts “the loop.” governments, businesses, families and relationships have their “loop” moments. both trust and the stability of the relationship are at stake. building or maintaining relationships can require bringing someone “into the loop.” there are many happenings inContinue reading “The Unforeseen Consequence of “The Loop”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Of Anthony Bourdain, Star Trek & God

one of my brother’s friends passed away. they were having a celebration of life party at the restaurant down the block. the friend’s step mother insisted i come. she said, the actress from star trek would be there. she was not more specific. who could it be? nichelle nichols, uhuru from the original series? iContinue reading “Of Anthony Bourdain, Star Trek & God”

Was Something Missing From Anthony Bourdain’s Recipe For Life? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

with the pending release of an anthony bourdain biographical book, reports are coming out about his life. mr. bourdain, a beloved chef, author and tv host, explored the world of food. he was the down to earth person traveled the world for culinary greatness. he, however found comfort at an in n’ out burger. itContinue reading “Was Something Missing From Anthony Bourdain’s Recipe For Life? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Cuteness Can Break All Rules: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a puppy, not god, is love? we recently adopted a puppy. over the past weeks, partly not to leave the dog alone, partly because of excessive heat, and partly for a social experiment, we brought the little one everywhere. defying countless store signs, the hypoallergenic puppy met no opposition. the puppy, rather, won over storeContinue reading “Cuteness Can Break All Rules: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The “Great Delegation”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

organizations and business have structures. the master of the universe, after creating humanity, understood that a structure was required for it to prosper. many organizations have a pyramid structure. there are leaders on the top with it expanding out to members at the bottom. the leader passes directives onto others. this delegation allows for theContinue reading “The “Great Delegation”: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

God, Rabbis & Abortion: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

interpretation of the hebrew bible’s commandments are a source of controversy. there is a talmudic story which essentially addresses the issue god and rabbinical interpretation. the rabbis arguing over a legal point. in the debate, god comes down to give the answer. he is told by the rabbis that his view is not necessary asContinue reading “God, Rabbis & Abortion: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Author Who Doesn’t Understand What A Book Is? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

author mr. shalom auslander made news with his controversial new york times’ opinion piece. he proposed “in this time of war, i propose we give up god.” in the piece, he claims a religious upbringing and being taught by a rabbi. the ny times accompanies the piece with unflattering depictions of god in an actContinue reading “The Author Who Doesn’t Understand What A Book Is? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”