Want To Know About Yourself? Your Opinion On The Story of Abraham & The Binding of Isaac Is Telling: A Ten Commandments’ Story

abraham’s attempted sacrifice of his son isaac at the god’s request is one of the most morally controversial stories in genesis. god instructs abraham to take and sacrifice his son isaac. this was the same son upon which god had already indicated would continue abraham’s legacy. the torah section, in hebrew is referred to theContinue reading “Want To Know About Yourself? Your Opinion On The Story of Abraham & The Binding of Isaac Is Telling: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

The Unintended Emotional Sacrifice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

task fixation can lead to unintended consequences and collateral damage. my personal opinion is that the master of the universe experienced a learning curve in dealing with his creation, humanity. his experience is analogous to raising children. children’s actions and behaviors often beyond our anticipation and imagination. with this concept in mind, we analyze god’sContinue reading “The Unintended Emotional Sacrifice: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Choosing An Anti-Semitism Envoy Is a Historical Decision: A Ten Commandments’ Story

conversations concerning anti-semitism must be centered as to when jewish history begins. modern anti-semitism thought is political. a segment of society and intellects view the rise of adolph hitler and his genocidal program as the beginning of jewry. their bible is “the diary of anne frank.” the ending point of jewish history was supposed toContinue reading “Choosing An Anti-Semitism Envoy Is a Historical Decision: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

Was He a God Fella? God, Sarah & Humor: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“I make you laugh, I’m here to … amuse you? What do you mean funny, funny how? How am I funny? joe pesci, good fellas was joe pesci goodfellas’ epic scene inspired by the god fella? the torah records a similar scene. perhaps, the henry hill character was inspired by the matriarch sarah. the storyContinue reading “Was He a God Fella? God, Sarah & Humor: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

God Gave Israel To The World, Not Imperialism: A Ten Commandments’ Story

sometimes, individuals pontificate their beliefs and advocacy with little understanding of history. the following is a perfect example. blm co-founder ms. patrisse cullors is quoted with the following: ‘palestine is our generation’s south africa,’ she told the students. ‘if we don’t step up boldly and courageously to end the imperialist project that’s called israel, we’re doomed.’ dailymailContinue reading “God Gave Israel To The World, Not Imperialism: A Ten Commandments’ Story”

The State of California’s Unofficial Jewish Ethnic Studies Program: Session II: A Ten Commandments’ Project

rituals can define an ethnic group. this session with discuss the notion of ritual, the origins of rituals, and how a ritual can shape an ethnic community. per merriam webster, a ritual is defined by “the established form for a ceremony or an act.” the jewish people were founded upon ritual. the first central ritualContinue reading “The State of California’s Unofficial Jewish Ethnic Studies Program: Session II: A Ten Commandments’ Project”

Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Mother of Biblical Proportion: Part VI of the Series

the torah’s brillance is that it presents the reader morally challenging stories for discussion and debate. for example, abraham’s binding of isaac always evokes strong opinions. was abraham right or wrong when he attempted to sacrifice his son at god’s request? in the end, we can become better people by engaging in these discussions. theContinue reading “Ms. Ee Lee’s Life and Tragedy: A Mother of Biblical Proportion: Part VI of the Series”

The State of California’s Unofficial Jewish Ethnic Studies Program: Session I: A Ten Commandments’ Project

ethnic groups may have origin stories. the jewish people’ origin story is written in an ancient text called the torah. the torah is also known as the five books of moses. the torah tells of a man, abraham or abram, who is consider judaism’s patriarch judaism. his wife, sarah or sara, is the matriarch. abrahamContinue reading “The State of California’s Unofficial Jewish Ethnic Studies Program: Session I: A Ten Commandments’ Project”

The Ultimate Parenting Challenge

in the book of genesis, the ultimate parenting challenge was tasked upon rebecca. her parenting challenge was of the highest level of complexity. it was both multigenerational, foundational to nations. and was a “mission from god.” rebecca’s husband isaac had issues. he was the subject of a conflict with his older half-brother, ishmael as toContinue reading “The Ultimate Parenting Challenge”

Den-Nation! Fox Cub Dominance. World Order Explained?

a researcher studied fox dens. fox cubs were observed from birth to the point they left the den to enter the world. this was documented in the paper “juvenile behavioural development and intra-litter hierarchy establishment in captive red fox cubs(vulpes vulpes.)” sandra alvarez-betancourt. “observations of captive foxes and infrared video of wild fox earths suggest thatContinue reading “Den-Nation! Fox Cub Dominance. World Order Explained?”