First Principles of Snowboarding and Life
Parshat Terumah 5783

Hello Everybody, It was on the first morning of my snowboarding trip, at about 8:30 AM that I realized I need some more stretching in my life. I was sitting on the floor with Kenny, a ski/ snowboard instructor, preparing…

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Parshat Terumah 5783

Parshat Teruma 5783

Teruma תשפג  The following ideas were taken from The ,שפתי חיים  Rabbi Chaim Friedlander זצ"ל.             Before creating Adam, Hashem consulted with the angels. Since man is the purpose of creation, and the angels were created to serve him, Hashem included them in the decision. …

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The Theft of Whiteness
Parshat Terumah 5782

One of the most dramatic thefts of the past thirty years was the decades-long attempt of Chinese manufacturers to steal the color white. You think white is easy, but white is actually extremely difficult to make, and is a multi-billion…

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Parshat Terumah 5782

Love defined.
Parshat Terumah- Purim

Shira curled up on the hoverbed, eyes staring dreamily at the ceiling. Moments earlier, she had turned the dial on the ceiling control unit from Midnight Cloud to Crystal Clear, and as the electromagnetic filaments began to disappear and the…

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Parshat Terumah- Purim

Parshat Terumah 5780

Terumah תש"פ Exodus 25:1-2   "וַיְדַבֵּר ה' אֶל משֶׁה לֵּאמֹר: דַּבֵּר אֶל בְּנֵי יִשְׂרָאֵל וְיִקְחוּ לִי תְּרוּמָה מֵאֵת כָּל אִישׁ אֲשֶׁר יִדְּבֶנּוּ לִבּוֹ תִּקְחוּ אֶת תְּרוּמָתִי:"  “ HaShem spoke to Moshe to say. Speak to the children of Israel let…

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