Monthly Archives: July 2016

AVATAR – A REBETZIN IN CYBERSPACE

Am re-posting this speculative musing I had put up a couple years back.  This here Rebbetzin found she has many pokey-manna to gather… NEXT STOP IN REALITY –A REBBETZIN TEACHING IN AVATAR LAND This article addresses avatars and virtual reality … Continue reading

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You’ve Got a Mission From COMMAND STATION. Now go do it with what you’ve got.

(Every week, in addition to the Torah reading done in Shul, a Haftorah is read, something from the Prophets that usually has a tie in to the theme that the Torah is talking about.  At times, the Haftorah is tied … Continue reading

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Outcomes don’t always follow man’s calculations…

One of the interesting things to note in this week’s Torah portion about the count of Jews is the comparison in numbers of two tribes.  Binyaman and Dan – two brothers who started out with different counts of kids.  Binyamin … Continue reading

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Pinchas — Warrior for Peace

When folks among us do wrong, there has to be a reaction.  G-d has two aspects that run our world, an aspect of Din-judgement and an aspect of Rachamin-mercy.  Evil acts bring a force of harsh judgment into the world.  … Continue reading

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Parshas Chukas — Speak to the Rock

Chapter 20 in this week’s Torah weekly reading begins with the event of Miriam’s death.  One verse later, the Torah tells us “Velah haya lahem mayim” there was no water for the Jewish people.  The miraculous fount of gushing water … Continue reading

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Be-er Miriam, A Family Woman Provides the Water (with no thanks, of course)

Chapter 20 in this week’s Torah portion tells us of the passing on of the righteous woman Miriam, older sister of Moshe.  After the Parsha tells us of her death, it then says, “vloh haya lahem mayim – there was … Continue reading

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Helping Someone Else Be Complete

Repost.. Many years ago a nobleman from an important Polish family converted to Judaism.  Valentin Pototzki became Avraham ben Avraham, and he found himself a corner in a Bais Medrash where he sat shteiging [learning Torah diligently], Tachas Kanfei HaShechina.  … Continue reading

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