You Really Didn't Have to….Eikev 5776

The beast lumbering by my van’s window had a face as large as a pizza pie, and a body that weighed as much as a small car. Its gait was clumsy and graceful all at once, massive muscular haunches dutifully following the commands of spindly bony feet, such that each time it takes a step […]

We Didn't Start the Fire… Devarim and Tisha Ba'av 5776

The following story is true, however the names and details have been fictionalized to bring out the story. The pounding in Shlomo’s head wouldn’t stop, but it was easily drowned out by the pain in his heart. The city lie in flaming ruins, human corpses were lying all around him, rotting in the searing midday […]

Let's Talk Trash for a Minute… Matos-Masei 5776

Let’s talk trash for a moment. It’s one of the few things that American do exceptionally well. The world will throw out 2.6 trillion pounds of garbage this year (here’s a visual to help you grasp that: 2,600,000,000,000 pounds!), and despite only making up 5% of the world population, Americans will account for 30% of […]