Just Keep Walking<BR> Parshat Ki Tavo 5778

We do like our gyms, us Americans. With about 36,450 gyms spread out across the fifty states, there are more gyms in the USA than McDonalds, Wendy’s and Burger Kings combined! Bringing in over $27 billion a year, the gym, fitness, and health club industry is robust and growing. While the US has only 4.4% […]

What the Magic Words? <br>Parshat Re’eh 5778

Let’s play a game. I’m going to introduce you to four people, and you have to figure out which one doesn’t fit in the group. Up first is Yousef Muhammad Al-Zahari, a 53 year old man from Akhmin, a small farming village in Egypt. He’s a lanky man with a deeply lined weather-beaten face, gray […]

Get Out There!<br>Parshat Eikev

The closer you get to the fire, the hotter it gets. The closer you get to the band the louder the music gets. The closer you get to the rain the cozier it gets. Last week our family went on our first camping trip. About six months ago, my ten-year-old daughter started asking for a […]