Segundo Thoughts: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“There are stars whose radiance is visible on Earth though they have long been extinct. There are people whose brilliance continues to light the world even though they are no longer among the living. These lights are particularly bright when the night is dark. They light the way for humankind.” hannah senesh for most, theContinue reading “Segundo Thoughts: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Capacity to Grow To Greatness: A Ten Commandments’ and Shavuot Tale

shavuot, the holiday celebrating the children of israel’s receipt of the torah,  would likely be celebrated differently today if not for moses’ great act of leadership.  greatness often requires growth as an individual.  a person on the first day of their job is much different than the person ten years later.  an individual’s willingness andContinue reading “The Capacity to Grow To Greatness: A Ten Commandments’ and Shavuot Tale”

Moses The Seeker? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the torah is taught to children through story books. these stories often are not the word for word depictions of the torah. rather, they are an interpretation. they are edited with respect to adult topics, i.e. lot’s offering of his daughter to the city’s residents in lieu of the strangers, and include non-textual sources. storiesContinue reading “Moses The Seeker? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Oh, the Places You’ll Go: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

oh, the places you’ll go dr. seuss dr. seuss may have had individuals such as ms. pinina tamano-shata in mind when he penned these famous words. when ms. pinina tamano-shata historically took the position as israel’s minister of aliyah and integration as the first of ethiopian descent, her main focus was in part to completeContinue reading “Oh, the Places You’ll Go: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Littlest Exodus? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“You are never given an obstacle you cannot overcome.” reb nachman ukraine was home to reb nachman. he was the founder of the breslov chasidic movement. the reb’s words about obstacles were relevant to mr. ben-harush’s daunting task. for two babies born in the middle of the ukranian -russian conflict, perhaps the reb’s words willContinue reading “The Littlest Exodus? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Breaker Breaker Moses, That’s A 10-4! A Ten Commandments’ Tale

Cause we got a great big convoyRockin’ through the nightYeah, we got a great big convoyAin’t she a beautiful sight?Come on and join our convoyAin’t nothin’ gonna get in our wayWe gonna roll this truckin’ convoy‘Cross the USA cw mccall the great cw mccall perhaps is doing a re-write of his hit song “convoy.” aContinue reading “Breaker Breaker Moses, That’s A 10-4! A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

There Is An Eleventh Commandment: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

And you shall teach them to your sons to speak with them deuteronomy 11:19 there is an eleventh commandment. there always was and there always will be and there is proof. a dennis prager’s fireside chat, #223, was an epiphany. ordinarily, i make it a point to avoid listening to commentators on a regular basisContinue reading “There Is An Eleventh Commandment: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Moses To The Metaverse? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a disturbing metaverse beta testing incident begs the following questions: is it time for a virtual moses enter the metaverse? is there a need for the ten commandments in the virtual world? almost at its inception, the illusion of the metaverse as a virtual garden of eden has been shattered. during the testing phase inContinue reading “Moses To The Metaverse? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Great American He-Roe: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

an american hero has recently been identified. baby roe. baby roe was the subject matter the us supreme court’s famous and contentious case, roe vs. wade. jane roe, baby roe’s mother, sought an abortion. as a result ms. roe’s request, a landmark decision was made. abortion was made law of the land. thanks to journalistContinue reading “The Great American He-Roe: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Medical Moses: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

dr. jamal rifi is sort of a moses of medicine. now, he is the moses in absentia. a lebanese military tribunal sentenced dr. rifi to 10 years in absentia. his offense: working with the project rozana charitable organization. thetimesofisrael.com dr. rifi’s criminal troubles provide the opportunity publicize the good works of the charitable organization whichContinue reading “The Medical Moses: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”