In a world where we have been in crisis mode over a pandemic for more than two years, we need to stop trying to define the “new normal” and move forward with looking at an acceptable risk level in our lives. In essence, we need to overcome the meshugas of coronavirus.Read More »Emunah in the Face of Fear
It’s the winter holiday season again in the world. For most, Chanukah is simply a blip on the radar. For others, it’s a Jewish holiday that’s like the other days (that one with the man in the red suit, for example). It seems that a majority fit in this second category.
Then there’s another group that looks to history to understand the present holiday, and from there we have an entirely different concept behind this holiday.Read More »The Miracle of Chanukah – The Real “Reason for the Season”
Space. The final frontier. Or is it? Life is addictive. Every day we are offered more and more that we want to grab ahold of. We want it all and panic if we can’t have something. This panic is actually a diagnosis on social media: FOMO, or fear of missing out.Read More »Beyond Our Reach
What Does It Mean to Be Jewish? Jewish identity is not solely religious, nor is it solely national. We have a long tradition and history as a people group that makes the Jewish an ethnicity, Yiddishkeit a culture, and Judaism a religion. Whether Jewish by birth or a convert, to be Jewish is not a simple checkmark on a survey.Read More »Ethno-Religio-Cultural People Group?