Tag Archives: Shalom

The Pully Mishap (and not fighting)

 [This account, surprisingly, is true, as told by a lawyer who saw the deposition of the brilliant worker who did this.]  Figgerin’ a bucket of rocks and cement can be used as ballast I tied the other end of rope to … 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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Fights, Machlokes and Korach – (ah, just be Shalaym, whole)

If you unscramble the Hebrew letters for the word fight, you see Machlokes can be recombined to spell Lakach Mavas which means taking death.  Same letters, different order.  Korach created Machlokes, which in turn ensured “Lakach Mavas”  he took for himself a … Continue reading

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The Music We Make When We Harmonize, Complement and Get Along

There was a time I was aiming for some culture for some hoydens I took on a visit to Boston.  Y’know the typical Brooklyn jaded teen…that was who I was taking on this jaunt. As there is a wonderful music … Continue reading

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