December 2013

Tue, 12/31/2013 - 8:56am -- AJ Blog

In last week’s episode, Moses was at loose ends. He went to Pharaoh and asked permission for the Israelites to go to the desert and worship God.

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Tue, 12/31/2013 - 8:55am -- AJ Blog

Whenever I hear someone sing Shir LaShalom by  Yaakov Rotblit with melody Yair Rosenblum, I think about the way it has become an Israeli f

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Mon, 12/16/2013 - 3:28pm -- AJ Blog

My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She's ninety-seven now, and we don't know where the hell she is. 

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Thu, 12/12/2013 - 8:53am -- AJ Blog

In his D’var Torah this past Shabbat, Rabbi Slosberg made a compelling assessment of commonalities between Joseph of our Torah portion and Nelson M

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Mon, 12/02/2013 - 10:41am -- AJ Blog

Sometimes we get so caught up in Joseph’s dreams and his interpretations that we forget an important trajectory it represents from his ancestors.

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Mon, 12/02/2013 - 10:38am -- AJ Blog
I was teaching Melton a few weeks back and discussing Simchat Torah which is a hybrid holiday of sorts.
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