Your Best Role Model, Yourself? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

If I am not for me, who will be for me? rabbi hillel role models aspire us. they can shape our lives, our careers, our ambitions, and our destiny. with birth, we encounter our first role models; our mother and father. siblings, as well, can be role models. with time, the role model universe expandsContinue reading “Your Best Role Model, Yourself? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Know Your Role, A Cautionary Tale For Workers: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

toxic workplaces often occur when an employee breaks out of their job role. in the capacity of both employer and employee, i have seen it. handling labor cases, i have seen it. “when a company’s focus is on an employee with a lesser role, then there is trouble.” me roles are important in family, governmentContinue reading “Thou Shalt Know Your Role, A Cautionary Tale For Workers: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

In the Game of Life, You Have To Learn How To Lose To Learn How To Win, Tragedy of Katie Meyer From A Biblical Perspective: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

‘To know Katie was to love Katie. She was larger than life, an incredibly bright shining light on and off the soccer field and for our community. She was a leader in everything she pursued.’ katie meyer memorial fund many wonder how ms. katie meyer made the tragic decision to commit suicide. from the accounts,Continue reading “In the Game of Life, You Have To Learn How To Lose To Learn How To Win, Tragedy of Katie Meyer From A Biblical Perspective: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Remembering An Amazing Life: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

some are blessed to be lucky in life. living a long fulfilling and meaningful life is all that we can ask. some are fortunate to have make a great achievement. some are also blessed to have a cool nickname. harold “smoky” simon’s passing marks the end of such a great life. he leaves this worldContinue reading “Remembering An Amazing Life: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Not Get Caught In A Vacuum: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i was a good kid for an extended period of time. my parents placed me in religious school. additionally, we were fixtures at saturday morning jr. congregation services. from the outside, people saw me as an upstanding child. at some point, however, i went off the rails. bad influences around me promoted petty theft andContinue reading “Thou Shalt Not Get Caught In A Vacuum: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

An Israeli Best: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in hebrew school in the united states, we were taught that some of israel’s best citizens are not jewish. the israeli druze community is an integral part of the fabric of the country. they are a non-jewish arab community within israel. they serve in the military with distinction. now, a druze has become israel’s best.Continue reading “An Israeli Best: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

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”