The Last Defining Act of a Great Life? Ten Commandments’ Tale

a 99 year-old new yorker was struck and killed while crossing a street in his wheelchair. did this final event define this man’s life? the new york mayor tweeted that “we owe it to his memory to make our streets safe for all new yorkers.” really? this 99 year-old will be remembered for more importantContinue reading “The Last Defining Act of a Great Life? Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Breaking the Broken Record: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

recitals were commonplace when my children studied violin. with a digital recorder performances were captured. eventually, a cd was burned with many pieces. while driving, i frequently listened to the cd. my daughter’s performance on a difficult piece captivated me. she played extremely well for three quarters of it. then, it happened. she struck oneContinue reading “Breaking the Broken Record: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

It Takes One To Get Together: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

One day this all will change, treat people the samematisyahu we would all be fortunate live in nazareth with their mayor ali salam. with the surrounding communities impacted by historic wildfires, nazareth has become a place of refuge for those living around jerusalem. he is proving himself as a transformative leader. mr. ali salam statedContinue reading “It Takes One To Get Together: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Chimp Who Wanted to Be Human: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

how dare you! greta thunberg chita the chimp wants to be mr. chita. he is incarcerated and his caretakers are in denial. per the nypost.com reports, chita was raised by humans. researchers have found that ” chimpanzees raised by humans had difficulties integrating with other chimps with social deficiencies lasting for decades after their releaseContinue reading “The Chimp Who Wanted to Be Human: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Courage to Not Be Courageous? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

olympic great simone biles, with her withdrawal from olympic competition, just joined the train of celebrities praised for showing the courage to not be courageous. ms. biles, along with the likes of prince harry, are in a unique position. unlike many who suffer mental health issues, they are celebrities positioned to monetize their mental healthContinue reading “Courage to Not Be Courageous? 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”

I Vaccinated My Child From Failure: A Ten Commandment’s Story

per the center of disease control, a vaccine is “a product that stimulates a person’s immune system to produce immunity to a specific disease, protecting the person from that disease.” “vaccines are usually administered through needle injections, but can also be administered by mouth or sprayed into the nose. ” vaccinating a child from failureContinue reading “I Vaccinated My Child From Failure: A Ten Commandment’s Story”

A League They Owned: The Legendary NTMBA, The National Two Man Basketball Association: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

my father and my uncle, in their day, were both formidable athletes. both had served in the military. in los angeles, la cienega park basketball games could be competitive. i was told the likes of ucla great sidney wicks would play. my father would often pointed him out when he say mr. wicks walking downContinue reading “A League They Owned: The Legendary NTMBA, The National Two Man Basketball Association: 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”

India’s Gift to Israel: Big Things Can Come in Small Packages

over the past decades, the bnei menashe tribe have been immigrating from india to israel. they are returning to ancestral homeland after approximately 2700 years of separation. they left israel 721 B.C. . the bnei menashe reside in north east india. they claim to be descendants of the tribe of menashe, one of the tenContinue reading “India’s Gift to Israel: Big Things Can Come in Small Packages”