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…

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The Canteloupe that Changed the World
Parshat Bereishit 5781

The historical information in this essay is mostly culled from Bill Bryson’s book on human anatomy and physiology, The Body. For most of human history, scratching your arm on a rusty nail could be a death sentence. The scratch wasn’t…

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It’s all About Communication
Parshat Bereishit 5780

There is a time in every baby’s life when they are smart enough to want to communicate with the outside world, but not smart enough to communicate with the outside world. This creates enormously vexing situations. Lil’ baby Numzi wants…

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