I think I know what the world needs… 
Parshat Nitzavim – Rosh Hashana 5782

Much of the information in this article was gleaned from an article by PBS Health on May 15, 2015 Dr. Ignaz Semmelweis may go down in history as the most frustrated and frustrating doctor in history, but he certainly will…

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Parshat Nitzavim – Rosh Hashana 5782

Some pay for it, some call it torture… 
Parshat Ki Tavo 5782

We do like our gyms, us Americans. With about 36,450 gyms spread out across the fifty states, there are more gyms in the USA than McDonalds, Wendy’s and Burger Kings combined! Bringing in over $27 billion a year, the gym,…

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Parshat Ki Tavo 5782

Do You Really Want Utopia? 
Parshat Ki Teitzei 5782

In early 1973, a US researcher named John Calhoun found himself in the middle of a small city that had mysteriously died out. There was not a single resident remaining, despite it having a population of 2200 just two years…

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Parshat Ki Teitzei 5782

Ki Teitzei 5782

Ki Teitzei תשפ"ב             Moshe took a mere thirty-six days to teach the entire book of Deuteronomy to the Jewish people. As we near the book’s end, Moshe’s death and the transition to Yehoshua’s leadership is only days away. This means that…

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Craving Some Humiliation? 
Parshat Shoftim 5782

If you ever find yourself with a craving for humiliation, try the following: walk into any Hermes store, and ask the salesperson if they have any Birkin bags. What will follow is a full sizing up of you as a…

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Parshat Shoftim 5782