The Juneteenth Marketing Challenge: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“And it will come to pass if your children say to you, What is this service to you? you shall say, It is a Passover sacrifice to the Lord, for He passed over the houses of the children of Israel in Egypt when He smote the Egyptians, and He saved our houses. “ exodus 12:26-27Continue reading “The Juneteenth Marketing Challenge: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Ultimate Recline? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

That in all other nightssome eat and drink sitting with others reclining,but on this night, we are all reclining? mah nishtanah a blogging challenge on a limited topic is relevant material. the blog’s goal of making ancient topics appreciated is to find contemporary events that elucidate them. thus, it took a man going into outerContinue reading “The Ultimate Recline? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Transformative Nature of Food? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

new york city’s latest accused subway shooter, mr. frank james, post attack, had the opportunity to take in the city and the culinary offerings. mr. james decided for breakfast, a chinatown restaurant “dimes” and katz’ deli for lunch. dailymail.com google describes dimes as “eclectic, health-conscious californian-style fare dished in a minimalist, white-&-blond-wood space.” katz’ hasContinue reading “The Transformative Nature of Food? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Subconscious Breadcrumb? A Ten Commandments’ Passover Tale

the term breadcrumb can be a metaphor for a trail left behind. the term breadcrumbs can present the reality of being a piece of bread. observant families before passover make sure that remove these breadcrumbs from their house. metaphorical breadcrumbs, however, for some, remained in the houses during the holiday. they remained there for multitudesContinue reading “The Subconscious Breadcrumb? A Ten Commandments’ Passover Tale”

Controversies In Matzah Pizza: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

this post is intended to up your matzah pizza skills. thus, enjoy. the matzah pizza was once an act of desperation. kosher for passover food of the past was unkind. in our house the food offerings were limited. ketchup, american cheese, and matzah were pieced together to form a primitive version of matzah pizza. overContinue reading “Controversies In Matzah Pizza: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Rebbe’s Space Race Victory? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

menachem schneerson, before becoming a rabbi, pursued an engineering education. his initial vocational dreamed eventually ended and he ascending to leadership within the chabad movement. thanks to president john f kennedy’s peace corp speech, the rebbe had an epiphany. he as well would create his own sort of corp. his corp would be promote theContinue reading “The Rebbe’s Space Race Victory? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Freedom To Put A Square Peg In A Round Hole: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

won’t you help to sing these songs of freedom? bob marley songs of freedom are special. passover seders often conclude and singing breaks out. the passover songbook is expansive. there are the classics such as dayenu, chad gad ya, and mee lo eh. american seders have also included the african american spiritual “go down moses.”Continue reading “The Freedom To Put A Square Peg In A Round Hole: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Did His Thoughts Enslave Him? A Ten Commandments’ Passover Tale

this post is about homelessness. please read. growing up, our aunt, my mom’s sister, traditionally hosted the first night passover seder. as she and her husband, my uncle, lived up in the hills. we had to take a thirty minute drive up a canyon for the meal. the destination was not public transportation friendly. forContinue reading “Did His Thoughts Enslave Him? A Ten Commandments’ Passover Tale”

A World In Which Everyone Will Have Their 15 Minutes of Victimhood: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

For the times they are a-changin’ Bob Dylan with the ukrainian war, society reshuffled victimhood status. the country has embraced ukraine as the new and shiny cause. the newest victim for people to worry about, to support and to virtue signal concerning. this post is not intended to discount a group or country’s need forContinue reading “A World In Which Everyone Will Have Their 15 Minutes of Victimhood: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Afikomen Found on Mt. Ebal? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the passover meal aka seder has a moment in which a piece of matzah is hidden. this piece is called the afikomen. traditionally, the service’s leader hides the afikomen and the children present search for it. as the service cannot conclude with the eating of this special matzah, the wise child holds it for ransomContinue reading “Afikomen Found on Mt. Ebal? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”