Tortured by My Daughter!!!! Parshat Shemot 5780

Plop. Plop. Plop. The sound is slowly driving me to the edges of madness. It is not water dripping on my head in some form of urban-myth Chinese torture. No, it is the sound of my eighteen month old daughter throwing macaroni off of her high chair one elbow at a time. Exacerbating the situation

Want Lower Auto Insurance? Parshat Vayechi 5780

Living in Michigan comes with a lot of benefits. We have abundant fresh water all around us (we’re the only state that touches four of the Great Lakes!), and we have the longest freshwater coastline of any state in the union. We have a true four-season climate, giving us a change of ambiance every 90

If it Bleeds Parshat Vayigash 5780

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. Let’s do a simple equation: 1. If it bleeds, it leads. Media today is a massive business, generating hundreds of billions of dollars a year in revenues. The competition between platforms and networks is fierce, and executives know what brings the eyeballs. Try

Modern Art Chanukah! Partshat Mikeitz/Chanukah 5780

Art Basel, according to Art Basel, is “the leading global platform connecting collectors, galleries, and artists.” The organization runs major art fairs in three cities around the world; Hong Kong, Basel (Switzerland), and Miami. Art Basel is not the place to go if you love classical art, like Rembrandt, Bruegel, or Van Dyck. It is

Hillary’s Gefilte Fish Parshat Vayeshev 5780

Of all the tens of thousands of emails that were released from Hillary Clinton’s private email account a few years ago, the one I find most interesting has two words in the subject line: Gefilte Fish. While the subject line of the email Hillary sent on March 5, 2010, to her deputy chief of staff,

iHuman Parshat Vayishlach 5780

April 17, 2005 John Brisbane came home from work exhausted. A full day of meeting with clients and cajoling them into taking out mortgages far larger than they could afford was more tiring than most people could ever imagine. As he closed the door to his Upper East Side condo, one thing was clear; it

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If it Bleeds
Parshat Vayigash 5780

Whether you think you can or you think you can’t, you’re right. Let’s do a simple equation: 1. If it bleeds, it leads. Media today is a massive business, generating hundreds of billions of dollars a year in revenues. The

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Modern Art Chanukah!
Partshat Mikeitz/Chanukah 5780

Art Basel, according to Art Basel, is “the leading global platform connecting collectors, galleries, and artists.” The organization runs major art fairs in three cities around the world; Hong Kong, Basel (Switzerland), and Miami. Art Basel is not the place

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