New School Harvard Is Simply Old School: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

jewish people are keenly aware of history. their book, the torah, takes them back to the creation the universe with the epic “in the beginning” or “breshit bara elohim.” they have a covenant with the eternal god, the master of the universe. this established covenant runs through time. historical events are often interpreted in viewContinue reading “New School Harvard Is Simply Old School: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Oh, the Places You’ll Go: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

oh, the places you’ll go dr. seuss dr. seuss may have had individuals such as ms. pinina tamano-shata in mind when he penned these famous words. when ms. pinina tamano-shata historically took the position as israel’s minister of aliyah and integration as the first of ethiopian descent, her main focus was in part to completeContinue reading “Oh, the Places You’ll Go: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Guarding The Sabbath In Troubling Times: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

for committed orthodox jews, following the 613 commandments is insatiable goal, honoring the sabbath and keeping it holy is perhaps in the top ten. in the midst of the urkraine-russian conflict, a series of planes, trains, automobiles and embassies miraculously allowed borodkin family to celebrate a timely shabbat. the chabad sect couple worked in ukraineContinue reading “Guarding The Sabbath In Troubling Times: 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”

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 Wisest Man in Vermont: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the wisest man in vermont contest wasn’t even close. bernie sanders, ben cohen, and jerry greenfield were laid to waste. the winner: jason. jason stood up at a burlington vermont city council meeting and stated the following words: “i don’t know you can have a conversation with someone when the opening salvo is you needContinue reading “The Wisest Man in Vermont: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Multi-Million Dollar Prayer Book That Is A Timely Read: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

it’s the prayer book with a $4,000,000.00, plus price tag. at auction, god willing, it might sell for up to $6,000,000.00! the prayer book’s lesson, which you can read for free, is priceless. guardian.com per the reports, the 700-year-old illustrated and annotated in hebrew prayer book “provides a window into the lives and rituals ofContinue reading “The Multi-Million Dollar Prayer Book That Is A Timely Read: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

It Takes One To Get Together: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

One day this all will change, treat people the samematisyahu we would all be fortunate live in nazareth with their mayor ali salam. with the surrounding communities impacted by historic wildfires, nazareth has become a place of refuge for those living around jerusalem. he is proving himself as a transformative leader. mr. ali salam statedContinue reading “It Takes One To Get Together: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Thou Shalt Not Burn My Name In Vain? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

You shall not take the name of the Lord, your God, in vain, for the Lord will not hold blameless anyone who takes His name in vain. exodus 20:7 was mr. abou an artist or arsonist when he burned god’s name? the term “artist” is a title with no qualification. no academic program bestows theContinue reading “Thou Shalt Not Burn My Name In Vain? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Unhealthy Obsession With Anne Frank: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

Emperor Meiji:Tell me how he died. Algren:I will tell you how he lived. last samurai quotes.net i asked a friend, if you had to choose between two people to admire, “which one would you choose?” her choices were as follows: (1) a young german-dutch woman who was a talented writer. she, along with her family,Continue reading “The Unhealthy Obsession With Anne Frank: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”