Helping The Few To Help the Many? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

‘logic clearly dictates that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few… or the needs of the one’ Spock leonard nimoy lived in my neighborhood. walking to and from elementary school, i always have my eyes out for him as i passed by his residence. i was in “search for spock. ”Continue reading “Helping The Few To Help the Many? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

An Amazing Moment In Jurisprudence: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“you shall choose out of the entire nation men of substance, god fearers, men of truth, who hate monetary gain, and you shall appoint over them.” jethro, exodus 18 moses’ father in law, jethro, succinctly defined the substance of the judiciary. a federal court judge, in 2009, reminded the legal community as to the court’sContinue reading “An Amazing Moment In Jurisprudence: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Introduction to the “Smashing Tablets” Award: The Father’s Day Nomination: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“now it came to pass when he drew closer to the camp and saw the calf and the dances, that moses’ anger was kindled, and he flung the tablets from his hands, shattering them at the foot of the mountain.” exodus 32:19 we are, at times, in disbelief of what we see in this world.Continue reading “Introduction to the “Smashing Tablets” Award: The Father’s Day Nomination: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

“Follow the Money”: An Old Testament Concept: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

human nature apparently never changes. bad or corrupt conduct has always existed and will continue. humanity’s challenge is to temper it. jethro, moses’ father in law, and midianite priest, offered some of the most valuable advice to moses and society. he is perhaps one of history’s wisest individuals. the torah document jethro’s instruction to mosesContinue reading ““Follow the Money”: An Old Testament Concept: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Wisdom From Africa, Using Ten Commandments’ Principles To Win Over Others: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

while it is a relatively young jewish community, it employs principles as if they were present at the base of mt. sinai when moses delivered the ten commandments. the abudaya jewish community in uganda was founded a little over 100 years ago by semei kakungulu, most recent leadership in the community is rabbi gershom sizomu.Continue reading “Wisdom From Africa, Using Ten Commandments’ Principles To Win Over Others: 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”

Strap On Your Aluminum Foil Hat For A Meshuganah Theory About the Tenth Plague: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“moses said, “so said the lord, at the dividing point of the night, i will go out into the midst of egypt, and every firstborn in the land of egypt will die, from the firstborn of pharaoh who sits on his throne to the firstborn of the slave woman who is behind the millstones, andContinue reading “Strap On Your Aluminum Foil Hat For A Meshuganah Theory About the Tenth Plague: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

No Dojo For You! The People Even Mr. Miyagi Couldn’t Save: Promised Land Syndrome: A Ten Commandment’s Tale

our resident sensei, mr. myagi, is all about having a foundation. he is all about not giving into fear. as mr. miyagi has expoused, one must conquer their fear and remember their roots which will lead to success. a pivotal moment in the ten commandments’ story was all about fear. moses was preparing the jewishContinue reading “No Dojo For You! The People Even Mr. Miyagi Couldn’t Save: Promised Land Syndrome: A Ten Commandment’s Tale”

The “One Day” When God Was Happy: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

god envisioned the impaired to play a big part of his plan. moses, who was speech impaired, was asked to be god’s spokesperson to free his people from bondage. moses, despite god’s assurances, was reluctant. to accommodate moses, god added his moses’ brother aaron to assist. moses’ fear held him back. perhaps, after moses, godContinue reading “The “One Day” When God Was Happy: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Critical God Theory: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

“sometimes i lay under the moon and thank god i’m breathin’then i pray, “don’t take me soon ’cause i am here for a reason.”” matisyahu, one day arguably, the torah’s most important exchange occurs when moses is tasked by god to free the hebrew slaves. at this point, moses expresses doubt he is up forContinue reading “Critical God Theory: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”