Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Off to Israel

I'm going (a foot of snow and forty mile an hour wind permitting) to Israel for Chanuka iy'h to connect with  the past and to embrace the future. Have a lichtige Yomtov!

Earlier posts on the Parsha;

Jewish wives are not and never were chattel.
How the Torah retained certain pre-Torah forms but entirely redefined their substance.

A little boy- a Na'ar- at sixty years old.
Being patronized is not an insult when it is done by your patron.

The danger of a dream fulfilled.
Thank G-d you don't always get what you want.


All the love wearing the Kesones Pasim brought Yosef.
A thought about the strange prayer said during Birchas Kohanim.

No good deed goes unpunished.
Why Yosef's kindness to the sons of Bilha and Zilpa didn't win him any friends.

Is it appropriate to inscribe your name on the things you donate to a Shul?
It seems self-serving, but it has ancient roots.

2 comments:

  1. L'Chaim Ulshalom. Btw can we blogroll each other? Please reply by email...

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