Sorry Disney, There Is No Mickey Moses: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

often non-jewish people wish to share holiday greetings with jewish people. we appreciate it! likewise, i am more than happy to share holidays greetings for others as well. i enjoy wishing people “merry christmas” etc. these greetings and interactions, at times, can be humorous. for instance, pronouncing the holiday hannukah is often a challenge. justContinue reading “Sorry Disney, There Is No Mickey Moses: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Passover for the Rest of Us? Remembrance of The World’s Pandemic Year: An Opportunity Lost?

passover celebration focuses in part on the remembrance of ten plagues. the focal plague was the tenth plague, the death of the first-born egyptians. the thousands of year old celebration of passover is to be held annually for all eternity. the celebration include the seder which is the retelling of the tale. as it isContinue reading “The Passover for the Rest of Us? Remembrance of The World’s Pandemic Year: An Opportunity Lost?”

A Great UCLA Alumni Who Helped Save the Modern State of Israel: He Also Had A Symbolic Impact: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

on 3/3/21, the ucla student government passed a resolution on alleging that the israeli government is committing “ethnic cleansing” against the palestinians. jewishjournal.com rather than discuss the current ucla student government’s actions, i would like to take the time to celebrate a late and great ucla alumni who helped found the state of israel. heContinue reading “A Great UCLA Alumni Who Helped Save the Modern State of Israel: He Also Had A Symbolic Impact: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Sukkot on Passover? Using One Holiday To Save Another

with covid-19, still an issue, passover celebrations in 2021, have taken on a new dynamic. with many areas of the world still practicing social distancing and prohibiting outdoor dining, celebrations such as the seder, a family, friend and stranger event, has health challenges. the seder tradition, which has been practiced for over a thousand years,Continue reading “Sukkot on Passover? Using One Holiday To Save Another”

The Texas Exodus Outrage: A Ten Commandments’ Story

the nytimes reported “like millions of his constituents across texas, senator ted cruz had a frigid home without electricity this week amid the state’s power crisis. but unlike most, mr. cruz got out, fleeing houston and hopping a wednesday afternoon flight to cancún with his family for a respite at a luxury resort.” question: whyContinue reading “The Texas Exodus Outrage: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

“Exodus”: He Wrote The Song and Album

he was like no other singer. he sang of love, peace and praising the lord. he “implored his people to know their history “coming from the root of king david, through the line of solomon.” cite “he was rebelling against the circumstances in which he and so many people found themselves.” cite. he was bobContinue reading ““Exodus”: He Wrote The Song and Album”

The Blended Commandments? Academics vs. Real Life: What Is Sufficient?

in the book “the ten commandments a short history of an ancient text”, the author, michael coogan, does a thoughtful and scholarly inquiry into the ten commandments. one of mr. coogan’s obsession within his book is to lay out that the torah contain multiple versions the ten commandments. further, he points out the additional ritualContinue reading “The Blended Commandments? Academics vs. Real Life: What Is Sufficient?”

The Ten Commandments vs. COVID-19. Morality Will Triumph Over Pandemics. It Will Pass Over. The Story of a Son Honoring His Father During These Trying Times

pandemics come and go. ten commandments morality cannot. it will not. as long as those committed to ten commandments values and morality pass it down, it will not stop. for those who value ten commandments’ principles, COVID-19, is a mere obstacle to be worked around. the following is the story of the two mr. lynchs.Continue reading “The Ten Commandments vs. COVID-19. Morality Will Triumph Over Pandemics. It Will Pass Over. The Story of a Son Honoring His Father During These Trying Times”

A Goal Line Score for Goodness: A Special Person Who Was Able Teach Many One of Life’s Most Important Lessons

we start off life being are all about ourselves. some individuals can go through their entire life being all about themselves. it takes a maturity to be able to start seeing others in life and their needs. when we see others and their needs, our attitudes change. we realize that there is more going onContinue reading “A Goal Line Score for Goodness: A Special Person Who Was Able Teach Many One of Life’s Most Important Lessons”