Religion & Beliefs

It’s Parshonal: Noach, and The Power of Speech

Speech is powerful. Use it wisely.

It’s Parshonal: Bereshit And Your Inner Snake

Snakes are everywhere. On planes. And even within you.

It’s Parshonal: V’Zot HaBracha, and Seizing the Day

V’Zot HaBracha, begins this week’s parsha, as introduction. And this is the blessing that Moshe…

It’s Parshonal: Ha’azinu, and Appreciating the Ordinary

Even the ordinary, boring things, even the rocks, are Hashem’s creations, which means they must be necessary.

Yom Kippur: From the Horniest Holiday to the Holiest

In the Jewish world, Yom Kippur is the one night a year that a Jew can have revolting breath and no other Jew can say anything about it.

It’s Parshonal: Vayeilech and Learning to Let Go

Like the old Yiddish adage says, “Man plans, and G-d laughs.”

It’s Parshonal: Nitzavim

The intersection of divrei Torah and my self-centered personal reflections.

Could I Stay Orthodox in a Secular College?

Despite warnings from friends and rabbis alike, I went to a school with little Orthodox presence.