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…

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Parshat Vayalech 5782

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.…

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Parshat Nitzavim 5781

Come take a Tour with me!
Parshat Ki Tavo 5781

Prague is the new Paris. A bustling metropolis in the heart of the Continent, a rich history spanning two millennia of prominence, dozens of notable landmarks, and friendly warm natives, combine to give Prague a greater overall tourist experience than…

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Parshat Ki Tavo 5781

Did He make something for you?
Parshat Ekev 5781

The beast lumbering by my van’s window had a face as large as a pizza pie, and a body that weighed as much as a small car. Its gait was clumsy and graceful all at once, massive muscular haunches dutifully…

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Parshat Ekev 5781

Complex machines need complex solutions
Parshat Ve’eschanen 5781

ma·chine: noun, often attributive \mə-ˈshēn\ A: a constructed thing whether material or immaterial B : an assemblage of parts that transmit forces, motion, and energy one to another in a predetermined manner (2) : an instrument designed to transmit or modify…

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Parshat Ve’eschanen 5781

How many slices are there in a pie of pizza?
Parshat Devarim – Tisha B’Av

What would you say if I told you that the US agricultural system is dependent on millions of unpaid slave laborers that almost no one knows about? What if I told you that they are crammed into the back of…

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Parshat Devarim – Tisha B’Av

The Great Pacific Golden Patch
Parshat Matot-Massei

Let’s talk trash for a moment. It’s one of the few things that American do exceptionally well. The world will throw out 2.6 trillion pounds of garbage this year (here’s a visual to help you grasp that: 2,600,000,000,000 pounds!), and…

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Parshat Matot-Massei

Demand is heating up for bricklayers!
Parshat Pinchot 5781

For ten years, one million men did nothing but eat, drink, sleep, and lay bricks. Brick after backbreaking brick, mile after backbreaking mile, the million-man workforce built a wall like the world had never seen before. Up mountains, along rivers,…

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Parshat Pinchot 5781

The Price You Pay for Paying the Price
Parshat Balak 5781

People seem to have a higher regard for Paris than for any other city in the world. No less than twenty cities in dozens of countries have prided themselves as “the Paris of the East” or “the Paris of the…

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Parshat Balak 5781