Doughnuts that solve unemployment
Parshat Naso 5782

When tech is hot, everyone wants jobs in tech. Besides the cool campuses, all glass and steel and open spaces, besides the free yerba mate cashew milk smoothies, organic lunches and craft beer on Friday afternoons, besides the uncapped vacation…

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Parshat Naso 5782

Would You Like Ice With That?
Parshat Naso 5779

This essay combines reality and futuristic predictions. Anything described as happening in 2019 or earlier is true, anything from 2020 and forward is a futuristic prediction. Obviously. The boarding team was dressed in the blue camouflage fatigues of the Seven…

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Parshat Naso 5779

Parshat Naso 5779

Parshat Naso תשע"ט Maimonides writes (Ishus 1:1): א) קודם מתן תורה היה אדם פוגע אשה בשוק אם רצה הוא והיא לישא אותה מכניסה לביתו ובועלה בינו לבין עצמו ותהיה לו לאשה כיון שנתנה תורה נצטוו ישראל שאם ירצה האיש לישא…

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Gambling, Moonshine and Chess…Naso 5778

India is a vast and complicated country. Its 1.3 billion citizens, the world’s second largest population, are spread out over 1.2 million square miles, with terrains ranging from the Himalayan Mountains, to the Indian Ocean coastline, the Thar Desert, the…

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