I don’t like giving babies medicine….
Parshat Vayera 5782
I don’t like giving babies medicine…. Parshat Vayera 5782

High on the list of my least favorite things to do is giving medicine to my children, especially the really small ones.  This past Shabbos, I noticed that my son, who just turned one, was feeling a bit warm. The next day he woke up with a slight rash on his face, and a lot

The Quest for the Immortal Shoe
Parshat Lech Lecha 5782
The Quest for the Immortal Shoe Parshat Lech Lecha 5782

I’m pretty confident I have weird feet. I don’t know if they’re flat, crooked, or inverted, but they don’t seem to fit into most shoes like a hand fits in a glove. If you’re a podiatrist and reading this, please don’t email me back with suggestions or diagnoses, I’ve been to doctors and they always

Have you ever been incredibly alone?
Parshat Noach 5782
Have you ever been incredibly alone? Parshat Noach 5782

I vividly remember the first day of school after my family moved to Israel in the summer of 1990. It was a huge school, with at least five times as many kids as the small school I attended in Cleveland, but the size wasn’t the starkest difference; the language was. Everyone was speaking rapid-fire Hebrew,

A pill I can’t swallow…
Parshat Bereishit 5782
A pill I can’t swallow… Parshat Bereishit 5782

This Shabbos email was previously published in October of 2015. There have been some developments in the case, and you can read them at the end, just before the Parsha Dvar Torah.  Martin Shkreli just bought himself a new Lamborghini Aventador, but the $450,000 supercar only cost him about 600 pills. No, the pills are

I didn’t know they made people like that?
Parshat Vayalech 5782
I didn’t know they made people like that? Parshat Vayalech 5782

The first video leaked on April 23rd, 2027 and within the 24 hours over thirty million people watched it. The video quality was grainy, but you could clearly see people, dressed in unmarked military fatigues leaping over walls at least two times their height. They had no robotic attachments and were not even wearing boots,

A Shanah Tova Factory for You!
Parshat Nitzavim 5781
A Shanah Tova Factory for You! Parshat Nitzavim 5781

If you were to think of the people who shaped the course of this country, you would certainly think of George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, and Benjamin Franklin. You might also think of Henry Ford, Alexander Graham Bell, or Albert Einstein. If you’re more intellectually inclined, you would consider Paine, Emerson, Twain, Salk, FL Wright, or

I don&#8217;t like giving babies medicine&#8230;. <br> Parshat Vayera 5782
I don’t like giving babies medicine….
Parshat Vayera 5782
The Quest for the Immortal Shoe <br> Parshat Lech Lecha 5782
The Quest for the Immortal Shoe
Parshat Lech Lecha 5782
Have you ever been incredibly alone? <br> Parshat Noach 5782
Have you ever been incredibly alone?
Parshat Noach 5782
A pill I can&#8217;t swallow&#8230; <br> Parshat Bereishit 5782
A pill I can’t swallow…
Parshat Bereishit 5782
I didn&#8217;t know they made people like that? <br> Parshat Vayalech 5782
I didn’t know they made people like that?
Parshat Vayalech 5782
A Shanah Tova Factory for You! <br> Parshat Nitzavim 5781
A Shanah Tova Factory for You!
Parshat Nitzavim 5781
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