Can I sell you a bridge with that?
Parshat Korach 5781
Can I sell you a bridge with that? Parshat Korach 5781

No one ever lost money betting on the depths of humanity’s stupidity. Somehow, whenever you think that humanity has hit rock bottom, and that we must evolve into smarter beings in order for our species to survive, some event happens that demonstrates that the bottom has yet to be reached.  A few years ago, we

Roller Coaster Bias
Parshat Shlach
Roller Coaster Bias Parshat Shlach

If you want to rocket from 0-60 miles per hour in 2.3 seconds you need to buy a Bugatti Chiron. With 1,500 horsies pumping out of sixteen cylinders, Bugatti Chirons don’t come cheap, they run about 3 million dollars. Surprisingly then, to go from 0-120 MPH in less than four seconds, all you need is

Please don’t cut off your feet!
Parshat Baha’alosecha
Please don’t cut off your feet! Parshat Baha’alosecha

This week I saw a group of people studiously sawing off their feet… at least metaphorically. I went to my local bank branch about twenty minutes before opening to deposit of a few checks, and right in middle of the customer service area I saw them hard at work, scurrying to do the messy job

Please don’t hate me for being a genius!
Parshat Bamidbar 5781
Please don’t hate me for being a genius! Parshat Bamidbar 5781

I still remember the first day I woke up brilliant. It was a cool autumn morning, with a light layer of frost coating the front lawn and the windshield of my car. Instead of thinking, “I’m going to need a coat today,” I began thinking of the mathematical formulas describing the fractal properties of the

You will Burn Ice
Parshat Emor 5781
You will Burn Ice Parshat Emor 5781

The entire Jewish people is in mourning for the 45 souls that were lost in the horrific accident that happened last night in Meron. Below are some words penned by Rabbi Efrem Goldberg of Boca Raton Synagogue that I found uplifting in this difficult time. May Hashem send us His salvation soon, so that we

Cannons and Bells….
Parshat Achrei-Mos Kedoshim
Cannons and Bells…. Parshat Achrei-Mos Kedoshim

Smack in middle of the Kremlin stands the largest cannon in the world, the Tsar Cannon. Made entirely of bronze, it weighs in at over 86,000 pounds, and is close to 20 feet long. It has a caliber of 890mm, which means that its mouth is just about 3 feet wide. When loaded it would

Can I sell you a bridge with that? <br> Parshat Korach 5781
Can I sell you a bridge with that?
Parshat Korach 5781
Roller Coaster Bias <br> Parshat Shlach
Roller Coaster Bias
Parshat Shlach
Please don&#8217;t cut off your feet! <br> Parshat Baha&#8217;alosecha
Please don’t cut off your feet!
Parshat Baha’alosecha
Please don&#8217;t hate me for being a genius! <br> Parshat Bamidbar 5781
Please don’t hate me for being a genius!
Parshat Bamidbar 5781
You will Burn Ice <br> Parshat Emor 5781
You will Burn Ice
Parshat Emor 5781
Cannons and Bells&#8230;. <br> Parshat Achrei-Mos Kedoshim
Cannons and Bells….
Parshat Achrei-Mos Kedoshim
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