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”

Rules For Some, Rules For None: A Rollerball Society: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“No, there aren’t. There aren’t any rules at all.” Jonathan E Rollerball (1975) while george orwell’s novels 1984 and animal farm describe the current world of politics and power. the 1975 movie “rollerball” offers an additional dimension. have governments, social activists and corporations worked in concert to create a societal vision? this question, in part,Continue reading “Rules For Some, Rules For None: A Rollerball Society: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Ms. Ee Lee’s Life & Tragedy: If You Are a Lives’ Matter Supporter, Did Her Life Matter? Part IV of the Series

ms. ee lee was a vulnerable person in the united states. while she was 37 years old, she had the mental capacity of an 8-year-old. while she was asian, she was from a marginalized asian ethnicity, the hmong. the hmong, unlike other asian ethnicities, are a people without a country. u.s. societal movements have broughtContinue reading “Ms. Ee Lee’s Life & Tragedy: If You Are a Lives’ Matter Supporter, Did Her Life Matter? Part IV of the Series”

Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Crime Against An At Risk Individual: Part III of the Series

ms. ee lee, besides being asian, was a member of one of the most vulnerable classes in society. prior to her murder, ms. lee lived with a mental disability. part iii of this series address ms. lee’s mental condition and whether it played some role in her tragic death and demise. prior to her murder,Continue reading “Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Crime Against An At Risk Individual: Part III of the Series”

Was He Such a Genius That He Thought There Were Only Nine Commandments? A Ten Commandments’ Tale of Adultery

“every bee that brings the honey needs a sting to be completeand we all must learn to taste the bitter with the sweet” naomi shemer many historical figures had collisions courses with the ten commandments. king david and albert einstein had trouble with a particular commandment. we are all human, we all make mistakes. weContinue reading “Was He Such a Genius That He Thought There Were Only Nine Commandments? A Ten Commandments’ Tale of Adultery”

Bullying: A Ten Commandments’ Issue That Was Addressed By The Master

in the book of leviticus, there is the torah portion kedoshim, chapter 19. kedoshim is, in part, a restatement of the ten commandments. kedoshim includes the commandments concerning one god, honoring your mother and father, honoring the sabbath, the lying, and using god’s name in vain. vayikra also expounds upon the commandments. bullying was anContinue reading “Bullying: A Ten Commandments’ Issue That Was Addressed By The Master”

Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: The Most Important Ten Commandments’ Story of 2021: Part 1

ms. ee lee’s story is by far the most important story of 2021. ms. ee lee’s story should have brought on profound outrage and soul searching to a city and the united states. thus, it will be discussed in detail. ms. lee’s story is so complex that one post is not sufficient. her life, herContinue reading “Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: The Most Important Ten Commandments’ Story of 2021: Part 1”

After 146 Blog Posts, A Eureka Moment. A Thank You to Followers and Readers For Making It Possible

in the middle of the night, i woke up with an epiphany. a small but important step in the ten commandments project occurred. thanks to followers and readers, i have found two school appropriate lessons that can be done a secular basis without any first amendment entanglement. i would like thank the followers and readersContinue reading “After 146 Blog Posts, A Eureka Moment. A Thank You to Followers and Readers For Making It Possible”

Does Size Matter When It Comes to Theft? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the ten commandments’ provision for thou shall not steal is clear. there is no provision that a little theft is permissible. in fact, little thefts have huge impacts on the most vulnerable in society. often, homeless people have their possessions stolen. such theft creates a greater hardship than a small theft occurring of a wealthyContinue reading “Does Size Matter When It Comes to Theft? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Is There An Effort Gap?

we decry gaps. educational gaps, equity gaps, medical gaps, racial gaps, wealth gaps, trade gaps, etc. we rarely decry about the “effort gap.” effort gaps are often discussed in the sports’ world. scoreboards sometime evidence this diminished effort. individual’s personal worlds do not have scoreboard to judge effort. effort indicators such as school grades, testContinue reading “Is There An Effort Gap?”