Of Justice & The Injustice of Social Justice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

my law school alma mater events religiously has school officials and dignitaries preaching the commitment to social justice. mere justice, however, is never mentioned. those within the united states’ legal system are attempting to overreach their role in society. laws and legal systems are meant to administer justice. rather, they have taken the position thatContinue reading “Of Justice & The Injustice of Social Justice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Problem Was Solved Thousands of Years Ago, The Portion “Bo, ” Exodus 12:49: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

There shall be one law for the native and for the stranger who resides in your midst. exodus 12:49 the torah portion ‘bo,” which tells of the happenings right before the children of israel depart from egypt in their exodus is rich with material. the line: “there shall be one law for the native andContinue reading “The Problem Was Solved Thousands of Years Ago, The Portion “Bo, ” Exodus 12:49: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

“Toxic Entitlement” Is Academic: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a student has been arrested and taken away from her college class. dailymail.com her professor, who ironically is reported to be the co-chair of the school’s political science, history and social justice department, engaged in an argument with the student. it escalated to the point that the police were called to address the matters asContinue reading ““Toxic Entitlement” Is Academic: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Not Make Others Uncomfortable? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

approximately 50 years ago, my elementary school had a brilliant janitor. in mark twain-ish style, he conned a number young boys to spend their recess and lunch periods cleaning the campus. he armed these children with brushes and dust pans. they merrily kept this westside public school clean. fridays were the big payoff. the crewContinue reading “Thou Shalt Not Make Others Uncomfortable? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The American “Babel”…You Know The Thing: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all pledge of allegiance the “tower of babel” bible story (genesis chapter 11) has humanity figuratively building a stairway to heaven. humanity, cooperating and workingContinue reading “The American “Babel”…You Know The Thing: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Book of Hannah? A New Year’s Reaction

i must confess. youtube reaction videos drive me crazy. for some reason, youtube thinks that I am intersested in watching people, who supposedly never heard all time great songs or classic movies, offer their first time reactions to amazing songs and movies. i wonder, “what rocks have these people been living under?” as annoying asContinue reading “The Book of Hannah? A New Year’s Reaction”

The “Woke” Ten Commandments? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

is there a moses of the “woke” world”? from the heights of cyberspace and in the land of the world wide web, did writer mr. dan cummings come down with two samsung galaxy tablets and present them to the children of wokeness? where the keyboarding of the “woke” gods brought to mr. cummings to clickContinue reading “The “Woke” Ten Commandments? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

When Programming Needs Prejudice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

i grew up during the inception of reality tv. in the beginning, reality tv was exciting. it was spontaneous. the producers, who were working in uncharted waters, could not necessarily control the situation. it was a departure from the traditional programming, i.e. situation comedy or cop shows. tv, however, intends to deliver both therapy, asContinue reading “When Programming Needs Prejudice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Jewish Problem In Modern Germany? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a jewish problem in modern germany? who would have thought? cantor avitall gerstetter did. she even wrote an article about it. before getting to her article, one must address the landscape. being a jew is multi-factorial. it can be considered a race, a religion, a nationality, a people. for those born jewish, the scrutiny overContinue reading “The Jewish Problem In Modern Germany? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Portion of “Real” Justice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in modern times, the word “justice” has been replaced with the word “social justice.” are they the same? upon my frequent visits to my former law school, “social justice” is often referenced in speeches concerning the school’s goals and aspirations. “justice” for justice’s sake, is never mentioned. this week’s torah portion, shoftim, offers historic pronouncementsContinue reading “A Portion of “Real” Justice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”